Rui Costa (UAE Abu Dhabi) won the 3rd stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour, beating Ilnur Zakarin (Katusha-Alpecin) in a 2-man sprint at the summit of the of Jebel Hafeet. Tom Dumoulin (Sunweb) was the rider in 3rd position. The 3rd stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour was the one for the main GC contenders as the stage ended with the 10km climb to the top of Jebel Hafeet. A total of 176km had to be completed before the base of the climb was reached and the warm and windy conditions made it a tough day in the office. The wind was so intense that.
The 4th stage, and Queen stage of the Tour de Langkawi couldn’t have gone any better for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka as Mekseb Debesay won a top the Cameron Highlands. Cameron Bayley (IsoWhey Sports) was 2nd with our African Team’s race leader, Ryan Gibbons taking third on the stage and kept the overall race lead. The 4th stage of the Tour de Langkawi was always touted as the Queen stage of this year’s race with the 30km climb up to the Cameron Highlands set to be the main decider for the overall classification. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka couldn’t have asked for a better.