Marcel Kittel wins Dubai Tour 2016
Marcel Kittel (source: Gulf News)
He replaced Italy's Giacomo Nizzolo, who had seized the overall leader's blue jersey on Friday but had to settle for sixth place in Saturday's race.
The German who rides for Etixx-QuickStep and had aready won the first stage of the Dubai Tour, outpaced Italy's Elia Viviani, who came second, in Saturday's 132 km city-based course that ended under the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa.
Last year's winner, Britain's Mark Cavendish came third in the final stage but is way behind in the overall standings.
1. Marcel Kittel (GER/ETI) 132 km in 02hr 50min 47sec,
2. Elia Viviani (ITA/SKY) same time,
3. Mark Cavendish (GBR/DDD) s.t.
4. Andrea Palini (ITA/SKD) s.t.
5. Sacha Modolo (ITA/LAM) s.t.