• Geraint Thomas led the way as Team Sky looked to set up Bernhard Eisel
  • A young fan came to chat to the riders ahead of the stage
  • Gabriel Rasch played a key role in keeping the team well-positioned...
  • ...But he also helped out with fetching bottles
  • The final stage in Doha offered a dramatic backdrop
  • Mark Cavendish's chances were almost compromised by an early crash
  • Former race leader Brent Bookwalter was another caught up in the accident
  • Eisel had Ian Stannard for company
  • Cavendish stayed close to former Team Sky colleagues Stannard and Eisel
  • Another former Team Sky rider Davide Appollonio was also in action
  • The stage ended in 10 laps of a 6km circuit
  • The team were able to place four riders in the top 10, Eisel the top finisher in fifth
  • Despite the crash Cavendish won the stage and the race overall
  • It was his second GC triumph after winning Ster ZLM Toer with Team Sky last season

Tour of Qatar stage six gallery

Geraint Thomas led the way as Team Sky looked to set up Bernhard Eisel