Caleb Ewan: 'This proves I'm one of the best'

Ewan says his second win confirms his status amongst the world's top sprinters

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) says the last two Giro d'Italia stage wins, the second coming on Wednesday in Novi Ligure, proves he is one of the best sprinters.

The small Australian opened the throttle after waiting as long as possible on the wheel of Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe). He came around in the headwind sprint just in time, celebrating in front of Arnaud Démare (Groupama-FDJ) and Ackermann.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.