Lars-Petter Nordhaug took a battling third place on the final stage while Michael Rogers was third overall at the Critérium International in Corsica.
The race was won by reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) who had eight seconds to spare from final stage victor Pierrick Fédrigo (FDJ-Big Mat) and Rogers.
Rogers had started the day just 0.3 seconds behind Evans following Saturday afternoon's time trial and Team Sky were again well placed heading into the final climb up the Col de l'Ospedale, a 14 kilometres ascent which rounded off the up-and-down 179km stage from Porto-Vecchio.
By that point an earlier three-man breakaway of George Bennett (RadioShack-Nissan), Matteo Montaguti (AG2R-La Mondiale) and Nicolas Vogondy (Cofidis) had been hoovered up, with Vogondy the last to be caught on the lower slopes.
Luke Rowe, sporting the white jersey of the leading young rider, and Chris Froome then did their turns on the front, leaving Rogers, Nordhaug and Thomas Löfkvist all in a front group which had thinned to 20 riders halfway up.
Alexandre Geniez (Project 1t4i) had gone off the front early on the climb but the real action started when Nordhaug surged to the head of affairs with 2.5km remaining.
The response from race leader Evans was immediate though and the Australian was just as quick to cover a secondary attack from Rinaldo Nocentini (AG2R-La Mondiale).
Heading under the flamme rouge Rogers, Löfkvist and the rest had just dropped back, meaning Evans was in control in terms of the overall while he, Fédrigo, Nocentini and the determined Nordhaug had the stage win between them.
And it was FDJ's Fédrigo who just had the measure of his three rivals on the line, with Nocentini and Nordhaug second and third respectively as Evans celebrated the overall win.
Nordhaug's efforts moved him up to fourth on the general classification while Löfkvist in eighth was the third Team Sky rider in the top 10 which saw them top the overall team standings.
To the fore
It ended a solid weekend's work from what had been a reduced six-man squad and Sports Director Marcus Ljungqvist said: "It's a short race but we really made a mark as a team. We may have only started with only six riders but we were strong and united throughout.
"Lars-Petter is really showing good form and Michael and Thomas were right there today too. Evans was very strong at the finish but they had a good go which is what you want to see.
"It looks really good for their upcoming races, they are all building up their form nicely and it's great that Mick is back to the level you'd want him to be at."
Ljunqvist also underlined the fact that youngsters Rowe and Puccio, the latter of whom would have had every chance in the opening stage but for being derailed by a late crash, will have taken plenty from the race.
He added: "It’s fantastic to see Luke and Salvatore coming through so quickly and getting on so well; Luke making the podium after the time trial on Saturday isn't going to do his morale any harm while Salvatore was a bit unlucky at the end of that first stage but his time will come."