German rider Marcel Kittel, (Quick-Step Floors) won the opening 181km stage of the 2017 Dubai Tour from Dubai to Palm Jumeirah in a bunch sprint to claim the overall lead in the General Classification as well as both the Blue (leader) and Red Jerseys (points).
1 – Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) 181km in 4h06’33”, 44km/h
2 – Dylan Groenewegen (Team Lotto NL – Jumbo) s.t.
3 – Mark Cavendish (Team Dimension Data) s.t.
4 – John Degenkolb (Trek – Segafredo) s.t.
5 – Sasha Modolo (UAE Abu Dhabi) s.t.