Caleb Ewan: 'celebrating too early was a massive rookie error'

Caleb Ewan got caught out on the line on stage two of the Abu Dhabi Tour - as he started to celebrate, Marcel Kittel lunged ahead to take the victory

Marcel Kittel pip Caleb Ewan on the line on stage two of the 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour.

(Image credit: ANSA/Matteo Bazzi)

Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) admits the he made a "massive rookie error" in celebrating early on stage two of the Abu Dhabi Tour on Friday in the nation's capital. Marcel Kittel (Quick Step Floors) took advantage and pipped him for the victory.

The 22-year-old Australian scored an impressive second place among some of the most established sprinters despite crashing on the previous day's stage. Mark Cavendish (Dimension Data) placed third and retained the leader's jersey.

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