Peter Sagan launched a late attack to win the second stage of the Tour of Oman today and take the overall lead, with Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins finishing in the middle of the pack.
Sagan, a Slovak who rides with Cannondale, completed the 146-kilometer
(91-mile) stage from Fanja to Al Bustan village in the heart of old
Muscat in 3 hours, 48 minutes, 36 seconds. He finished 5 seconds ahead
of RadioShack rider Tony Gallopin and IAM rival Martin Elmiger.
Sagan now leads Gallopin by nine seconds in the overall classification.
Wiggins, who struggled on the first day after being delayed by a crash, finished 11 seconds behind on Tuesday and is 1:42 behind Sagan.
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