Alexander Kristoff sprints to final stage victory at Tour of Oman as Lutsenko secures overall victory

Norwegian sprinter claims first win of season in Middle East

Alexander Kristoff wins the final stage of the Tour of Oman

(Image credit: PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

For the third consecutive year Alexander Kristoff won the final stage at Tour of Oman on Sunday, in so doing taking his first victory since joining UAE Team Emirates this season.

The Norwegian sprinted to victory on the Matrah Corniche, beating stage one victor Brian Coquard (Vital Concept) and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo).

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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.