Caleb Ewan wins Tour of Britain stage eight as Steve Cummings wraps up overall

The Australian finished well clear of his sprint rivals on the final stage circuit race in central London

Tom Dumoulin, Stephen Cummings and Rohan Dennis on the podium after the final stage of the 2016 Tour of Britain

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Caleb Ewan (Orica-BikeExchange) sprinted to victory on the final stage of the 2016 Tour of Britain in London, as Steve Cummings (Dimension Data safely navigated the course to secure overall victory.

Cummings carried a 26 second advantage over Rohan Dennis (BMC) into the final stage, but that looked unlikely to be challenged with only 25 seconds worth of time bonuses available at the intermediate sprints along a predominantly flat 100km course around central London.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

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