Tour of Oman 2015: The Route
As per usual the route of Tour of Oman offers a mix of hills, sprints and a top-finish at the renowned Green Mountain. Cyclingstage.com brings you the full course.
Stage 1 opens with a sprinters party in Al Wutayya. It will de busy upfront, as the list of parcticipants is filled with names like Alexander Kristoff, Arnaud Démare, Nacer Bouhanni, Tom Boonen, Theo Bos…
The 2nd stage takes the riders to Al Bustan on a hilly route. Nevertheless it was André Greipel taking the stage in Al Bustan last year. Normally the route should suit men like Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet, Edvald Boasson Hagen, Rui Costa and Fabian Cancellara.
Both start and finish of stage 3 are in Al Mussanah Sports City. Since this is a coastal town echelons and cross-winds could be on the menu today. Especially when you consider that the city is popular among sailors …
Since Jabal Al Akhdhar, or Green Mountain, is a prominent closing-climb in the Tour of Oman. It is featured in stage 4. Robert Gesink, Vincenzo Nibali, Joachim Rodríguez and Christopher Froome were the victors after a slog up the 5.7 kilometres at 5%.
The steep Bousher Alamrat climb detonated the fireworks last year. Breakaway-boy Greg Van Avermaet was reeled in, Froome attacked with Sagan, Nibali and Uran counter-attacking and the first of these three taking the stage. After the aforementioned stage 5 finishes at the Ministry of Housing and the usuals suspects are: Peter Sagan, Greg Van Avermaet, Rui Costa and Fabian Cancellara. And… did Edvald Boasson Hagen reinvent him after his transfer to MTN Qhubeka …?
With stage 6 the Tour of Oman 2015 closes the way it opened – with a sprinters party.
Tour of Oman 2015: Images and more
Click on the images to zoom
Tour of Oman Riders
Tour of Oman Favourites
Watch the highlights of recent races here:
Related articles Brändle takes stage 6, Valls the overall - Tour of Oman 2015 Stage 5 is Neutralized - Tour of Oman 2015 Rafael Valls wins stage 4 at Green Mountain - Tour of Oman 2015 Kristoff outsprints Guardini in stage 3 - Tour of Oman 2015 Stage 2: Cancellara outpowers Valverde - Tour of Oman 2015 Stage 1: Andrea Guardini outsprints pack - Tour of Oman 2015 Route stage 1: Bayt Al Naman Castle - Al Wutayyah - Tour of Oman 2015 Route stage 2: Al Hazm Castle - Al Bustan - Tour of Oman 2015 Route stage 3: Al Mussanah - Al Mussanah - Tour of Oman 2015 Route stage 4: Grande Mosque Sultan Qaboos - Green Mountain - Tour of Oman 2015 Route stage 5: Al Sawai Beach - Ministry of Housing - Tour of Oman 2015 Route stage 6: Oman Air - Matrah Corniche - Tour of Oman 2015 More articles
Volta a Catalunya 2023: Sprint triumph Groves, Roglic still leader
Volta a Catalunya 2023 Route stage 4: Llívia – Sabadell
Volta a Catalunya 2023: Riders
Volta a Catalunya 2023 Route stage 5: Tortosa - Lo Port
Volta a Catalunya 2023 Route stage 6: Martorell – Molins de Rei
Volta a Catalunya 2023 Route stage 7: Barcelona - Barcelona
E3 Saxo Classic 2023: The Route
E3 Saxo Classic 2023: Riders
E3 Saxo Classic 2023: Favourites
Gent - Wevelgem 2023: The Route
Gent – Wevelgem 2023: Riders
Gent - Wevelgem 2023 - women: Route
Gent – Wevelgem 2023 - women: Riders
Dwars door Vlaanderen 2023: The Route
Dwars door Vlaanderen 2023: Riders
Tour of Flanders 2023: The Route
Tour of Flanders 2023: Riders
Tour of Flanders 2023 - women: The Route
Cycling Calendar 2023
Paris - Roubaix 2023: The Route
Paris - Roubaix 2023: Riders
Paris - Roubaix Femmes 2023: Route
Liège-Bastogne-Liège 2023: The Route
Vuelta 2023: The Route
Tour de France 2023: The Route
Tour de France 2023: Riders
Giro 2023: The Route
Giro 2023: Riders
Like our Facebook page and stay on top of all pro-race information!