Bos wins stage 1 at 2013 Langkawi de Langkawi

Dutchman takes the bunch sprint and dons the leader's jersey to kick off the 10-day Malaysian tour

Photo: Graham Watson

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Theo Bos (Blanco) won stage 1 of the Tour de Langkawi Thursday in Kulim.

Bos topped Bryan Coquard (Europcar) and Andrea Guardini (Astana), second and third respectively, in a bunch sprint to take the overall lead in the 10-day tour.

Jake Keough (UnitedHealthcare) was the top American, finishing fifth behind Garmin-Sharp’s Steele Von Hoff.

The Tour de Langkawi continues Friday with the 117km second stage from Serdang to Kuala Kangsar.

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