Thor Hushovd wins Tour of Beijing opening stage

Thor Hushovd podium, Tour of Beijing 2013, stage one

Thor Hushovd (BMC Racing) took the bunch sprint at the end of the opening stage of the 2013 Tour of Beijing on Friday.

Luka Mezgec (Argos-Shimano) came home in second, with Nikolas Maes (Omega Pharma) in third.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.