In pictures: UAE Team Emirates Kristoff wins stage 1 of the Tour of Oman

Norwegian sprinter Alexander Kristoff of UAE Team Emirates won the first stage of the 10th Tour of Oman on Saturday in Al Sawadi Beach a Suhar Corniche. The Norwegian now leads the race and wears the classification jersey after the win, the ninth victory for him in Oman.
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The pack sprints at the end of the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche, in Muscat on February 16, 2019.
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Norwegian rider Alexander Kristoff of the United Emirates team raises his arms after winning the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche, in Muscat on February 16, 2019.
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Cyclists compete during the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche in Muscat on February 16, 2019.
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Norwegian rider Alexander Kristoff of the United Emirates team(L) crosses the finish line to wins the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche in Muscat, on February 16, 2019.
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French rider Nacer Bouhanni of the Cofidis team (2nd-R) competes during the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche, in Muscat on February 16, 2019.
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Cyclists compete during the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche, in Muscat on February 16, 2019.
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The pack rides during the first stage of the cycling Tour of Oman from Al Sawadi Beach to Suhar Corniche in Muscat on February 16, 2019.