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Marcel Kittel does the double in Dubai

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By Christopher Cummins  with Agencies
Marcel Kittel does the double in Dubai

<p>Marcel Kittel likes Dubai the defending Dubai Tour champion claimed the stage and the race with victory in the bunch sprint in the fifth and final stage. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Report and reactions after <a href="https://twitter.com/marcelkittel"><code>marcelkittel</a> won three stages and the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/DubaiTour?src=hash">#DubaiTour</a> GC: <a href="https://t.co/f5Wnlpca1a">https://t.co/f5Wnlpca1a</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WayToRide?src=hash">#WayToRide</a> Photo: <a href="https://twitter.com/TDWsport"></code>TDWsport</a> <a href="https://t.co/Wg10ehfmRl">pic.twitter.com/Wg10ehfmRl</a></p>— Quick-Step Cycling (@quickstepteam) <a href="https://twitter.com/quickstepteam/status/827885127141302277">February 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>A fresh peloton raced the 124-kilometre ride from the Dubai International Marine Club to City Walk as Friday’s fourth stage <br /> was cancelled due to high winds. </p> <p>Kittel wanted his third win in the four completed stages and in the ensuing bunch sprint, he timed his finish to perfection crossing the line first and sealing a successful Dubai Tour title defence. </p> <p>An interesting week for Kittel.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Astana rider kicked out of Dubai Tour for punching Marcel Kittel | <a href="https://t.co/yAFpLoO6mb">https://t.co/yAFpLoO6mb</a> <a href="https://t.co/k2oMdaalqO">pic.twitter.com/k2oMdaalqO</a></p>— Cycling Weekly (@cyclingweekly) <a href="https://twitter.com/cyclingweekly/status/827135572078624768">February 2, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>