Chris Froome of Britain won the Tour of Oman on Saturday. Froome, last year's Tour de France runner-up beat two previous Tour de France winners, Alberto Contador and Cadel Evans. The Sky star, who took possession of the leader's red jersey on Thursday, had a 27 second advantage over Spain's Contador in the overall standings with Australia's Evans 39 seconds away in third.
Saturday's sixth and final stage, a 144km ride from Hawit Nagam park in the south of the emirate to Muscat along the Matrah corniche, was won by France's Nacer Bouhanni. He finished clear in a sprint from Australia's Matthew Goss and USA rider Taylor Phinney.
Tour of Oman Stage 6
1. Nacer Bouhanni (FRA/FDJ) 3:24:20
2. Matthew Goss (AUS) @ s.t.
3. Taylor Phinney (USA) @ s.t.
4. Elia Viviani (ITA) @ s.t.
5. Borut Bozic (SLO) @ s.t.
6. Daryl Impey (RSA) @ s.t.
7. Tom Boonen (BEL) @ s.t.
8. Danny Van Poppel (NED) @ s.t.
9. Blaz Jarc (SLO) @ s.t.
10. Marco Coledan (ITA) @ s.t.
Final General Classification
1. Christopher Froome (GBR/Sky) 23:28:33
2. Alberto Contador (ESP) @ .27
3. Cadel Evans (AUS) @ .39
4. Joaquim Rodriguez (ESP) @ .50
5. Rinaldo Nocentini (ITA) @ 1:13
6. Johann Tschopp (SUI) @ s.t
7. Vincenzo Nibali (ITA) @ 1:19
8. Kenny Elissonde (FRA) @ 1:34
9. Domenico Pozzovivo (ITA) @ 1:44
10. Maxime Bouet (FRA) @ 1:57