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Simon Gerrans wins Tour Down Under as Ewan takes Orica-GreenEdge’s fourth victory of race

Simon Gerrans wins Tour Down Under as Ewan takes Orica-GreenEdge’s fourth victory of race

Caleb Ewan wins the sixth and final stage of the Tour Down Under as his Orica-GreenEdge teammate Simon Gerrans wraps up the overall victory Caleb Ewan wins stage 6 of the 2016 Tour Down Under (Watson) Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan has won the sixth and final stage of the Tour Down Under with his Orica-GreenEdge team-mate Simon Gerrans claiming a career fourth race title.

Ewan easily cruised to victory at the end of the 90km criterium in Adelaide, South Australia, besting Mark Renshaw ( Dimension Data ), Giacomo Nizzolo ( Trek-Segafredo ) and Adam Blythe ( Tinkoff ) for line honours.

“It wasn’t just a good week for me, the team showed this week they were by far the strongest,” Ewan said after what was his second stage win of the event.

“It was always going to be hard going into the race with two ambitions of trying to win sprint stages and also the GC with Simon but I think we did it perfectly and I’m so happy we came away with four stage wins and the overall.”

Ewan followed wheels in the closing metres positioning himself behind Ben Swift (Sky) and then launching his sprint first. No one was able to […]

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