Edition 6 of the Tour of Oman was held February 17-22. Mountains, hills, sprints, it was all on the menu. Rafael Valls took the overall by winning the stage to Green Mountain, making the Spaniard the successor of Chris Froome. (Slideshow route/profile)
Valls was a suprise winner with Vincenzo Nibali, Tejay van Garderen and Alejandro Valverde also at the start. The day after his Green Mountain victory another hilly ride, featuring the 20% Bousher Alamrat, was neutralized due to harsh weather. This was good news for Valls and in the closing stage he secured his overall win.
In the underneath scheme you’ll find details on all individual stages.
Tour of Oman 2015 stages:
|Date||Start and finish||Length||Type||Results||Winner||Leader|
|1||Tu 17-2||Tour of Oman 2015 stage 1 Bayt Al Naman Castle – Al Wutayyah||161.0 km||flat||Tour of Oman 2015 Results stage 1 Read more||Guardini||Guardini|
|2||We 18-2||Tour of Oman 2015 stage 2 Al Hazm Castle – Al Bustan||195.0 km||hilly||Tour of Oman 2015 Results stage 2 Read more||Cancellara||Cancellara|
|3||Th 19-2||Tour of Oman 2015 stage 3 Al Mussanah – Al Mussanah||158.5 km||flat||Tour of Oman 2015 Results stage 3 Read more||Kristoff||Cancellara|
|4||Fr 20-2||Tour of Oman 2015 stage 4 Sultan Qaboos Grande Mosque – “Green Mountain”||189.0 km||mountains||Tour of Oman 2015 Results stage 4 Read more||Valls||Valls|
|5||Sa 21-2||Tour of Oman 2015 stage 5 Al Sawadi Beach – Ministry of Housing||151.5 km||hilly||Tour of Oman 2015 Results stage 5 Read more||(neutralized)||Valls|
|6||Su 22-2||Tour of Oman 2015 stage 6 Oman Air – Muttrah Corniche||133.5 km||flat||Tour of Oman 2015 Results stage 6 Read more||Brändle||Valls|
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