2013 Tour of Oman Stage 4 Photos

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Chris Froome (Team Sky) is interviewed before the start of Stage 4.
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photo Lloyd Images/Muscat Municipality

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The interviewers are getting younger right before our eyes.  This young interviewer talks with Bradley Wiggins.
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Wiggo signs in.
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Taylor Phinney and Cadel Evans of BMC Racing hang out before the start.
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Race leader Peter Sagan (Cannondale) on the start line
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The stage is underway, on the way to Green Mountain.  It'll be another day of great landscapes.
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Bradley Wiggins and Sky in the pack
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A 5-man breakaway has formed.
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Saxo Bank is at the front of the peloton, riding for Alberto Contador.
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Cannondale bikes at the back of the peloton
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Wiggo and Sky
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Race leader Peter Sagan and his Cannondale team in the peloton
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The peloton climbs
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Chris Froome has ambitions.
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  There's a Tom Boonen sighting.
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Boonen (Omega Pharma Quickstep) is Belgian national champion
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Saxo Bank's Daniele Bennati looks back.  Contador is behind him.
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A group of elite riders is off the front: Joaquin Rodriguez, Alberto Contador, Chris Froome, Vincenzo Nibali.
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The day belongs to Rodriguez who gets the stage win on Green Mountain.
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Froome finishes second but more importantly takes over the race lead.
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Cadel Evans (BMC) powered up the climb to take third.
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Alberto Contador was fourth.
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Evans hydrates at the finish.
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A happy Rodriguez of Katusha
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Joaquin Rodriguez on the victory podium
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New race leader Christopher Froome (Sky) on the podium
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Photographers shoot the leader jersey podium.
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Froome signs autographs after the podium ceremonies.
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