Caleb Ewan peerless in final stage sprint as Julian Alaphilippe wins 2018 Tour of Britain overall

Australian repays Mitchelton-Scott's faith in his last race with the squad

(Image credit: Justin Setterfield)

After a troubled year, Caleb Ewan won the final stage of the Tour of Britain in London on Sunday, repeating his victory on the same stage in 2016. After his Mitchelton-Scott team came to front late in the stage, the Australian was perfectly positioned in the final bend, opening a gap ahead of the rest.

Quick-Step Floors had dominated the final two kilometres, with Bob Jungels leading the peloton, but when Iljo Keisse lost his wheel, the team’s lead out splintered, leaving Fernando Gaviria too far back.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.