13 February 2023

Tour of Oman, stage 3: Cristian Rodriguez comes 4th

Cristián Rodríguez took 4th place at the top of Jabal Haat (4.6km at 8.5%), the finish of the 3rd stage of the Tour of Oman.

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Cristián Rodríguez

“Like yesterday’s stage, the team protected me well all day. They positioned me well so that I could attack the final climb in the first positions. I was in the right wheel. The form is better every day. There are still 2 difficult stages left in this Tour of Oman. The team is working very well, we are confident for the next part.”

Mickaël Leveau, sports director

“The watchword of the day: everything for Cristián in the last climb, knowing that the profile of this one was harder than yesterday’s. The team worked very well to put him in the best conditions. The day was good, the result is better than yesterday but there was room to do a little bit better. Cristián nevertheless assumed his role well, surrounded by Michel, Anthony and Nicolas. Jorgenson was simply stronger.”