– Estonian cyclist Tanel, Kangert, who plays for team Astana Pro Team, became the winner of the stage race “Tour of Abu Dhabi”, which ended on Sunday in the UAE capital.
Second place in the General classification took the Irishman Nicolas Roche (Team Sky), the third – Italian Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida).
In fifth place is the Spaniard Alberto Contador of Russian “Tinkoff”, which ceases to exist for her “Tour of Abu Dhabi” was the last race.
Best of Russian “Gazprom Rusvelo” was Alexander Kolobnev in the final Protocol is located on the 18th place.
As for the fourth and final phase of the race, it was won by Briton mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data). Second place went to Italian Giacomi Niccolo (Trek-Segafredo), the third – his compatriot Elia Viviani (Team Sky).
The best of “Tinkoff” was the Slovakian Michael Kolar, who finished 10th. 14th place went to Russian Roman Maikin, who plays for “Gazprom-Rusvelo”.
The fourth stage was held on the track “Formula 1” “Yas Marina”. Racers drove 26 laps of 5.5 km and total distance was 143 km.
In the team competition won the British One Pro Cyclyng. “Tinkoff” in fifth place, “Gazprom-Rusvelo” – on the 14th.
“Tour of Abu Dhabi” – the final race of the season was held from 20 to 23 October. The race was attended by 18 teams, among them two Russian worldtour Tinkoff and Pro-continental “Gazprom-Rusvelo”.
Tour Abu Dhabi” was shown in 177 countries on all five continents, the race was broadcast on 13 TV channels.