Feature photo courtesy of @AFP, report translated from Sporza Media

Photo courtesy of Team BikeEchange Australia

An early breakaway of 6 riders. Among them: Alexei Loetsko, who stranded a few hundred meters from a victory yesterday. The six raced a whole day upfront, but played no significant role and were caught 25 kilometers from the finish In the meantime, The men from Deceuninck-Quick Step and Israel Start-Up Nation start chasing the leaders and as a result: the peloton broke into 2 large pieces. The game of the wind was not played for long, because 10 kilometers later everything came back together. The peloton was heading for an expected sprint on the impressive Palm Jumeirah between the thickly seeded fast men. The trains of Bennett and co-formed and the pace was driven upwards at 15 km from the finish. In the end, Michael Morkov once again highlighted his reputation as emperor of the lead out. He brought Sam Bennett to the finish in a seat and the Irishman from Deceuninck-Quick Step finished it supreme. Revelation David Dekker came to beep but had to sit down quickly. Elia Viviani and Pascal Ackermann also got no further than Bennett’s rear tube and have already won 2 stage victories in this stage race and nobody ever did that before him

Top 10 Result Stage 6
1 Sam Bennett DQT 3:32:23
2 Elia Viviani COF +0
3 Pascal Ackermann BOH +0
4 David Dekker TJV +0
5 Fernando Gaviria UAD +0
6 Giacomo Nizzolo TQA +0
7 Kaden Groves BEX +0
8 André Greipel ISN +0
9 Cees Bol DSM +0
10 Michael Mørkøv DQT +0