Simon Gerrans wins Tour Down Under as Ewan takes final sprint

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)

(Image credit: 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.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.