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Martin wins Beijing race, Cummings takes 5th stage

Updated: October 13, 2012, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- Tony Martin of Germany successfully defended his Tour of Beijing title Saturday while Steven Cummings of Britain beat Ryder Hesjedal in a two-man sprint to claim the fifth and final stage.

Canada's Hesjedal led the final climb to tear apart the leading group of breakaway riders on the 113.5-mile stage, but neither he nor Cummings could threaten Omega Pharma-QuickStep's Martin for the overall victory.

Cummings, of BMC Racing, easily won the sprint to take the stage, with ...

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