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Greg Van Avermaet hopes to be in Oman again to score

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Greg Van Avermaet looking forward to the Tour of Oman (2.BC), that Saturday begins. The leader of CCC showed last week with a stage win in the Tour of Valencia that he is the proper form for tackling.

In Oman, where he was last year, rit won the olympic champion is continue to ready in the direction of classics. “I love it in Oman to exchange rates. At this point in the season, it is a very good match for me due to the nice weather and the conditions, and often short journeys. I am very happy with my form and how the team worked together in Valencia. It is good that we have this week together again, able to drive,” says Van Avermaet.

The 33-year-old Waaslander won last week Friday, the third stage in Valencia, after a sprint uphill, and grabbed his first victory in the shirt of CCC.

“It is always nice early in the season to win. I hope to do it again in Oman. A few rides are me, so that is the main goal in Oman, but it is also a good opportunity for the classics to prepare. At this point in the year, it is important wedstrijdkilometers in the legs after a long off-season. The Tour of Oman is perfect.”

Van Avermaet is in Oman, assisted by Gijs Van Hoecke, Nathan Van Hooydonck, Guillaume Van Keirsbulck, Poland Kamil Gradek and Lukasz Wisniowski, and the Swiss rider Michael Schär.

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