Kittel Takes Qatar Final Stage

Last updated : 19 February 2012 By Kev Monks

Marcel Kittel of the Project team won the final stage of the Tour of Qatar today.

The German sprinted past Peter Sagan and Tyler Farrar to take his second win of the race.

Three riders had broke clear but were pulled back to set up the sprint.

Peter Velits won the race after Vincenzo Nibali finished fourth and did not pick up a time bonus to get the two seconds he needed to win. 

Kittel won the Young Rider's jersey whilst Katusha won the team award.

British race finishers:Ian Stannard 26th, David Millar 37th, Alex Coutts 59th, Adam Blythe 78th, Luke Rowe 86, Lee Rogers 87th, Mark Cavendish 96th, Jeremy Hunt 103rd