Sonny Colbrelli wins bunch sprint after nail biting Tour of Oman 2019 stage four finish

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Sonny Colbrelli (Team Bahrain - Merida) wins Stage four of the 2019 Tour of Oman at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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Sonny Colbrelli opened Bahrain-Merida’s account at the Tour of Oman on Tuesday, winning stage four in a bunch sprint. The Italian was clearly the strongest in the final, with clear air between him and second placed Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team).

Clément Venturini (Ag2R) was a close third place after what was a tough day in the saddle for the 120-strong peloton.

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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.