Corbin Strong wins opening Tour of Britain stage in hilltop bunch sprint

The Israel-Premier Tech rider took a surprise victory in Aberdeenshire

Corbin Strong at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
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Corbin Strong (Israel-Premier Tech) won the opening stage of this year’s Tour of Britain, prevailing in blustery conditions outside the Glenshee Ski Centre in Scotland. 

The 22-year-old kicked past Omar Fraile (Ineos Grenadiers) in a mass hilltop sprint to take his first victory of the season atop the 9km-long Cairnwell Pass. 

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