It was another opportunity for the sprinters on the fifth stage of the UAE Tour with the day ending in a bunch kick for the line as expected.
With a sprint always looking likely, it was the lead-out trains that came to the fore in the finale and Kiwi Jack Bauer took the chance to contest the finish, coming home in 12th.
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|1||Elia Viviani (Ita) - DeceuninckQuickStep||04:48:59|
|2||Fernando Gaviria (Col) - UAE Team Emirates|
|3||Marcel Kittel (Ger) - KatushaAlpecin|
|4||Sam Bennett (Irl) - BoraHansgrohe|
|5||Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg (RSA) - Dimension Data|
|6||Phil Bauhaus (Ger) - BahrainMerida|
|7||Kristoffer Halvorsen (Nor) - Team Sky|
|8||Jakub Mareczko (Ita) - CCC Team|
|9||Cees Bol (Ned) - Team Sunweb|
|10||Maximilian Walscheid (Ger) - Team Sunweb|
|12||Jack Bauer (NZl) - Mitchelton-SCOTT|
|37||Luka Mezgec (Slo) - Mitchelton-SCOTT|
|52||Brent Bookwalter (USA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT|
|71||Tsgabu Grmay (Eth) - Mitchelton-SCOTT|
|84||Michael Albasini (Swi) - Mitchelton-SCOTT|
|116||Callum Scotson (Aus) - Mitchelton-SCOTT|
|125||Sam Bewley (NZl) - Mitchelton-SCOTT||00:00:38|