Tour of Britain: Ewan wins last stage, overall victory for Cummings
Sep 11 2016 06:25 pm CET

Tour of Britain: Ewan wins last stage, overall victory for Cummings

Caleb Ewan of Orica-BikeExchange has won the final stage in the Tour of Britain. Stephen Cummings (Dimension Data) secured the overall victory.

A breakaway of four with Bovenhuis, Phinney, Cullaigh and Stewart were never given more than a minute by the peloton and were eventually caught with about 25km to go on the streets of London.

Lotto-Soudal attempted a late trick as the Belgian formation led the peloton with Andre Greipel riding in second place. The German then slowed down, allowing his teammate Jens Debusschere to jump away from the front of the peloton. The trick almost worked but the sprinters arrived just in time to avoid a surprise result.

In the sprint, Ewan crossed the line ahead of Dylan Groenewegen (LottoNL-Jumbo) and Debusschere.

In the General Classification, Cummings kept his 26-second lead over BMC's Rohan Dennis. Tom Dumoulin of Giant-Alpecin finished third. Cummings succeeds last year's winner Edvald Boasson Hagen and is the first British winner since Bradley Wiggins in 2013.

Result

Tour of Britain (2.HC)
Stage 8 London - London (2016-09-11)
Pos. Name Team Country Time
1.Caleb EWANOGE 2:09:24
2.Dylan GROENEWEGENTLJ +0
3.Jens DEBUSSCHERELTS +0
4.Boy VAN POPPELTFS +0
5.Elia VIVIANISKY +0
6.André GREIPELLTS +0
7.Daniel MCLAYGBR +0
8.Steele VON HOFFONE +0
9.Nicola RUFFONIBAR +0
10.Paolo SIMIONBAR +0

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Photo of Caleb Ewan (cropped) by Orica-BikeExchange





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