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Abu Dhabi Tour: Perfect Stage #4 Leadout Delivers Cavendish to Victory

Mark Cavendish Abu Dhabi Tour
Mark Cavendish made the most of an exemplary lead-out from his Dimension Data team to win the fourth and final stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour. He is now Ambassador of the Tour of Abu Dhabi 2016. (Photo: Luca Zennaro)

By TesfaNews,

Mark Cavendish of Team Dimension Data made it two stage wins in the 2016 Abu Dhabi Tour as he claimed the sprint finish in the final stage on Sunday at Yas Marina Circuit, beating Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek-Segafredo) in a straight sprint for the line.

Elia Viviani (Team Sky) took a distant third place while Tanel Kangert (Astana) finished safely in the bunch to claim the overall victory. Continue reading Abu Dhabi Tour: Perfect Stage #4 Leadout Delivers Cavendish to Victory

Eritrea’s Mekseb Debesay Shines on Abu Dhabi Tour Queen Stage to Finish 3rd

Mekseb Debesay put in a superstar performance during the 3rd and Queen stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour, climbing his way to a 3rd place finish on the stage. What a Champion ride! He surprised just about everybody, even dropping some of the really big GC names.

By Team Dimension Data,

The Queen stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour was taken out by Tanel Kangert (Astana) as he climbed to the stage win and into the overall race lead. Nicolas Roche (Team Sky) was 2nd on the stage and Eritrean Mekseb Debesay put in a stellar ride to finish 3rd for our African Team.

Starting in Al Ain, it was a pan flat 140km run-in to the foot of the 10km Jebel Hafeet climb for the 3rd and Queen stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour. After yesterday’s stage win, Mark Cavendish took to the start in the overall race leaders red jersey but it was never going to be a stage for our sprint heavy team for that matter. Cavendish would relinquish the red jersey by the stage end but kept the green points jersey going into tomorrow’s final stage. Continue reading Eritrea’s Mekseb Debesay Shines on Abu Dhabi Tour Queen Stage to Finish 3rd