Matthias Brändle doubted form before Oman stage win

Former Hour Record holder Matthias Brändle had been struggling during the Tour of Oman - right up until he won the final stage

Matthias Brandle wins stage six of the 2015 Tour of Oman

(Image credit: Watson)

Former Hour Record holder Matthias Brändle admitted he had doubts about his form ahead of powering to win this afternoon’s final Tour of Oman stage along the Matrah Corniche.

Brändle (IAM Cycling) attacked from a four-rider breakaway in the final three kilometres, and successfully pursuited to the finish to hold off Iljo Keisse (Etixx-Quick Step).

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.