Robbie McEwen 2007

Robbie McEwen used his fast sprint finish to silence his critics on Tuesday and take his second consecutive stage win at the Tour of Switzerland.

The 35 year-old Aussie has been under pressure after an injury affected first part of the season, with some of the Belgian media speculating that he may not even get place in the Silence-Lotto Tour de France team because of the needs of team mate and Tour contender Cadel Evans.

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