Team Sky's Nordhaug wins Tour de Yorkshire stage one

Lars Petter Nordhaug sprints to victory in Scarborough to take the first stage of the Tour de Yorkshire and the inaugural leader's jersey

Lars-Petter Nordhaug in the 2015 Liege-Bastogne-Liege

(Image credit: Watson)

Lars Petter Nordhaug timed his sprint perfectly to beat out Thomas Voeckler and Stephane Rossetto on Scarborough seafront to become the first person to wear the Tour de Yorkshire's leader's jersey.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.