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Stacked Field Announced for 2015 Tour of Oman

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Dec 04, 2014 – This year’s Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali will headline the sixth edition of the Tour of Oman from February 17-22, organizers announced on Thursday.

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The Italian has already competed in the race and in 2012 won the toughest stage to the summit of Jabal Al Akhdhar — the Green Mountain. This year’s race will include other climbers, notably Spaniard Joaquim Rodriguez, winner on the summit of the Green Mountain in 2013, French rider Thibaut Pinot, Italian Fabio Aru and Colombian Rigoberto Uran.

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The field also includes French champion Arnaud Demare and his teammates Nacer Bouhanni and Warren Barguil, Switzerland’s Fabian Cancellara, Slovak Peter Sagan, American Tejay Van Garderen and several former world champions including Tom Boonen, Philippe Gilbert and Rui Costa.