Abu Dhabi Tour
Stage 2: Abu Dhabi to Abu Dhabi - Stage Details

Belgian Jens Keukeleire came through the final stage of the Abu Dhabi Tourunscathed today to win the intermediate sprint classification for ORICA-BikeExchange.

Two-time Vuelta a Espana stage winner Magnus Cort sprinted to fourth place in the sprint with Australian Michael Matthews following close behind in seventh.

The stage was won by Mark Cavendish (Dimension-Data) with Tanel Kangert (Astana) taking the overall race victory and Keukeleire the best placed rider for ORICA-BikeExchange in 17th overall.

The four-day mini stage race covered a total of 555kilometres around the Abu Dhabi peninsula and saw Keukeliere claim the intermediate sprint jersey on the opening stage and hold it all the way to the races finale.

"It is really nice to come away with the jersey," said Keukeleire. "The team have a done great job everyday and it has been some tough racing here in Abu Dhabi, my form has been good and I felt strong so it's satisfying to end the season on a positive note."

Read the full report here.


Place Rider/Team Time
1 Mark Cavendish (GBR) - Dimension Data 2:32:21
2 Elia Viviani (ITA) - Team Sky ST
3 Andrea Guardini (ITA) - Astana Pro Team ST
4 Jakub Mareczko (ITA) - Wilier Triestina-Southeast ST
5 Jean-Pierre Drucker (LUX) - BMC Racing Team ST
6 Giacomo Nizzolo (ITA) - Trek-Segafredo ST
7 Christopher Latham (GBR) - Team WIGGINS ST
8 Michal Kolár (SVK) - Tinkoff Team ST
9 Steele Von Hoff (AUS) - ONE Pro Cycling ST
10 Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN) - ORICA-BikeExchange ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
10 Magnus Cort Nielsen (DEN) - ORICA-BikeExchange ST
17 Jens Keukeleire (BEL) - ORICA-BikeExchange ST
28 Carlos Verona (SPA) - ORICA-BikeExchange ST
48 Michael Matthews (AUS) - ORICA-BikeExchange ST
61 Mitchell Docker (AUS) - ORICA-BikeExchange ST