The 4th stage of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana was the queen stage of the race, ending on the 4km climb to Llucena. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) showed his class by taking the stage win and the lead in the general overall classification. The only rider to come close to matching the Colombian was our young Eritrean climber, Merhawi Kudus. Kudus finished 2nd with Amaro Antunes (W52-FC Porto Porto-Canal). Stage 4 of the Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana was a brutal stage with over 4000m of climbing in just 180km. There was a rapid start to the stage thanks largely to our overnight King of.
The Dubai Tour reached its conclusion today with a mass sprint in downtown Dubai. Marcel Kittel (Quickstep-Floors) was a familiar victor, sprinting to the win ahead of Elia Viviani (Team Sky) and Riccardo Minali (Astana). Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s Mark Cavendish freewheeled across the line in 4th place. Just a short 124km stage around the streets of Dubai brought the 4th edition of the Dubai Tour to a close. A fast start prevented any breakaways from obtaining a gap of any significance, and so one final sprint royal was on the cards to decide the stage. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka were hoping to.