• The riders got under way with a 162-kilometre test in Oman
  • Bradley Wiggins was forced to check-up following a crash in front of his at the finish but stayed upright
  • Team Sky prepared in the race tent ahead of the stage
  • The peloton gave chase to a two-man break which built up a 9:30 advantage
  • Bobbie Traksel and Kohei Uchima were gradually reeled in
  • Vasil Kiryienka hits the front on his Team Sky debut
  • Peter Kennaugh was on drinks duty...
  • ...Before chatting to Taylor Phinney in the peloton
  • Tom Boonen returned to action in Oman following an elbow injection
  • The riders were happy to sit in the peloton ahead of more selective stages to come
  • Christian Knees was as smiles as he dropped back to see Sports Director Nicolas Portal
  • Dario Cataldo will be a key member of the team in hilly stage races this season
  • Argos-Shimano took over the pacemaking in the closing stages
  • Joe Dombrowski began his neo-pro campaign in Oman
  • Team Sky worked as a unit throughout the day
  • As expected the finish saw a huge fight between the sprinters
  • It was Marcel Kittel who opened his win account for 2013...
  • ...The German moving into a four-second race lead

Tour of Oman Stage One Gallery

The riders got under way with a 162-kilometre test in Oman