Boasson Hagen wins Tour of Qatar time trial and takes leader’s jersey

Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) won the third stage in Tour of Qatar after an impressive performance in the 11km time trial. He rode the course in a time of 13:26.98, beating the long-standing time of Jos Van Emden(LottoNL-Jumbo) by 25 seconds. BMC’s Manuel Quinziato finished in the third place, 29 seconds behind Boasson Hagen.

The Norwegian rider takes the leader’s jersey after his win and has now an advantage of 26 seconds ahead of his teammate Mark Cavendish, with Manuel Quinziato (BMC) in third place.

Tour of Qatar 2016 – stage 3 results (ITT Lusail-Lusail):

1 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data)

0:13:26

2 Jos Van Emden (LottoNL-Jumbo)

+25”

3 Manuel Quinziato (BMC)

+29”

4 Greg Van Avermaet (BMC)

+32”

5 Dmitriy Gruzdev (Astana)

+40”

6 Lieuwe Westra (Astana)

+43”

7 Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data)

+44”

8 Jordan Keby (Drapac)

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9 Soren Kragh Andersen (Giant-Alpecin)

+45”

10 Daniel Oss (BMC)

+47”

 

General classification after stage 3:

1 Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data)

6:53:35

2 Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data)

+26”

3 Manuel Quinziato (BMC)

+32”

4 Greg Van Avermaet (BMC)

+34”

5 Alexander Kristoff (Katusha)

+45”

6 Soren Kragh Andersen (Giant-Alpecin)

+48”

7 Sven Erik Bystrom (Katusha) +01’02”
8 Sam Bennett (Bora-Argon 18)

+01’07”

9 Viacheslav Kuznetsov (Katusha)

+01’10”

10 Michael Schar (BMC)

+01’15”

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