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Sam Bennett continues to shine in Tour of Qatar

Updated: Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 16:10 | Comments

Tour of Qatar is Sam Bennett's first race as a professional rider
Tour of Qatar is Sam Bennett's first race as a professional rider

Sam Bennett continued to impress with a seventh place finish on stage five of the Tour of Qatar.

In his first race as a professional, the Carrick-on-Suir rider followed up on his fifth spot in stage four with another strong day in the saddle for the NetApp Endura team.

German rider Andre Greipel (Lotto Belisol) won the stage, while the Belgian Niki Terpstra (Omega Pharma Quick Step) continues to lead overall ahead of the Tour's final stage tomorrow. 

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