Tiernan-Locke takes final stage en route to Tour of the Med victory

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke wins Tour of the Mediterranean 2012

Jon Tiernan-Locke (Endura Racing) became the first British rider to win the Tour Méditerranéen after taking victory in today's snow-affected final stage.

The Brit started the day third overall, but his hopes of overhauling Garmin-Barracuda's Michel Kreder at the top of the standings appeared to have been dealt a blow when the planned summit finish on Mont Faron was abandoned because of the inclement weather.

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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.