“This is a good result to me because it demonstrates that I did a good winter training and this aspect very important for a rider as I am” said Fabio Aru after the end of the last stage of the Tour of Oman.
The Italian athlete of the Astana Pro Team concluded this race on the third step of the podium, after one week of intense stages and yesterday’s second position on the Green Mountain: “I really care to congratulate with my team mates for the great help they gave to me in this Tour of Oman – continued Aru – and now let’s rest a little bit and then head on Abu Dhabi Tour from next Thursday”.
The last stage of the Tour of Oman has ended with a bunch sprint, won by the Norwegian Alexander Kristoff, winner of three stages on six.
The first Astana Pro Team classified in today's sixth stage has been the Kazakh Alexey Lutsenko, 18th.
The General Classification has gone to the Belgian Ben Hermans, with the Portuguese Alberto Rui Costa second and our Fabio Aru third.
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