Tom Boonen made it two out of two with a second sprint victory at the Al Khalifa stadium in stage three of the Tour of Qatar.

Boonen, fourth in line as the race entered the final 200 metres, calmly followed rival sprinter Alessandro Petacchi?s jump before accelerating around his Italian rival to cross the line well clear. Petacchi was a frustrated second, with Bernhard Eisel of T-Mobile in third.

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