Miguel Ángel López wins Tour of Oman stage five after Astana dominate on Green Mountain

Astana team scores one-two on 'queen' stage of 2018 Tour of Oman to Green Mountain, with Alexey Lutsenko taking the overall race lead

Miguel Angel Lopez.

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Astana turned the Green Mountain blue today finishing first and second on the Tour of Oman’s queen stage to Jebel Al Akhdhar. With team owner Alexandre Vinokourov watching, the Kazakh outfit bagged first and second place on the mountain to follow yesterday’s win.

Colombian climbing prodigy, Miguel Ángel López took first place with team-mate Alexey Lutsenko close behind. The result places Kazakh rider Lutsenko into the leader’s jersey with his team mate López just 11 seconds back and leading the young rider’s classification.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.