Terpstra Wins Tour of Qatar 2014; Demare Wins Final Stage

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02/14/2014| 0 comments
by Mark Watson
FDJ's Arnaud Démare wins stage 6 of Tour of Qatar 2014 ASO / B. Bade

Terpstra Wins Tour of Qatar 2014; Demare Wins Final Stage

Like two years ago when he captured his first ever professional victory on the Doha Corniche, Arnaud Démare flew to a fantastic sprint victory on the final stage of the 2014 Tour of Qatar. The Frenchman finished ahead of Daniele Bennati and Bernhard Eisel. Niki Terpstra has taken his first overall Tour of Qatar victory finishing ahead of teammate Tom Boonen and Jurgen Roelandts in the general classification.

week. After my Stage 1 victory, for the rest I had to follow the guys. They stayed as calm as possible and I really counted on a great team here."

Winner of two stages in this year's edition of the Tour of Qatar (22 stage wins overall in Qatar), Boonen wins the points classification (Silver Jersey) while his team mate Guillaume Van Keirsbulck finishes as best young rider of the race and takes the White Pearl Jersey. Impressive during the whole Tour of Qatar, Omega Pharma – Quickstep was crowned best team.

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