Tour of Qatar
Stage 5: Al Zubarah Fort to Madinat Al Shamal - Stage Details

Debutant Adam Blythe has delivered another top five finish in his first race for ORICA-GreenEDGE, taking fifth place on stage five of the Tour of Qatar.

A reduced sprint saw a mirror finish of yesterday, Alexander Kristoff (Team Katusha) slightly edging out Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) for victory after another aggressive and edgy day on the road.

“For the moment guys like Kristoff and ‎Sagan are too strong but Adam continues to show us he's coming up to his best condition,” sport director Laurenzo Lapage said.

Read the full report here.


Place Rider/Team Time
1 Alexander Kristoff (NOR) - Team Katusha 3:03:01
2 Peter Sagan (SVK) - Tinkoff-Saxo ST
3 Nikias Arndt (GER) - Team Giant-Alpecin ST
4 Tom Boonen (BEL) - Etixx - Quick-Step ST
5 Adam Blythe (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
6 Heinrich Haussler (AUS) - IAM Cycling ST
7 Jose Joaquin Rojas (SPA) - Movistar Team ST
8 Arnaud Demare (FRA) - ST
9 Greg Van Avermaet (BEL) - BMC Racing Team ST
10 Nacer Bouhanni (FRA) - Cofidis, Solutions Credits ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
5 Adam Blythe (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
24 Mitchell Docker (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
41 Jens Keukeleire (BEL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:14
42 Mathew Hayman (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:14
119 Svein Tuft (CAN) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:04:06
127 Brett Lancaster (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:04:06
130 Jens Mouris (NED) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:06:38