Abu Dhabi Tour 2017: Caleb Ewan outsprints Mark Cavendish, Rui Costa GC winner

caleb ewan 2017 - Abu Dhabi Tour 2017: Caleb Ewan outsprints Mark Cavendish, Rui Costa GC winnerThe last stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour is played out in rainy conditions on fast tarmac. After the route takes in 26 laps on the Yas Marina Formula 1 circuit the race end with a bunch sprint. Caleb Ewan outperforms Mark Cavendish and André Greipel, while Rui Costa takes the overall win in the 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour. (Slideshow route/profile)

Results 4th stage Abu Dhabi Tour

1. Caleb Ewan (aus)
2. Mark Cavendish (gbr) s.t.
3. André Greipel (ger) s.t.
4. Niccolo Bonifazio (ita) s.t.
5. Matteo Pelucchi (ita) s.t.
6. Luka Mezgec (slo) s.t.
7. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) s.t.
8. Alexander Porsev (rus) s.t.
9. Kiel Reijnen (usa) s.t.
10. Rick Zabel (ger) s.t.

GC after 4th stage
1. Rui Costa (por)
2. Ilnur Zakarin (rus) + 0.04
3. Tom Dumoulin (nld) + 0.16
4. Bauke Mollema (nld) + 0.38
5. Julian Alaphilippe (fra) + 0.56
6. Fabio Aru (ita) s.t.
7. Rafal Majka (pol) s.t.
8. George Bennett (nzl) s.t.
9. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) s.t.
10. Patrick Konrad (Oos) + 1.07

11. Nairo Quintana (col) + 1.08
15. Alberto Contador (spa) + 1.11
16. Vincenzo Nibali (ita) + 1.15

Race report
Arcas, Dowsett, Konrad, Sveshnikov, Teuns and Valls go on the attack in the third lap. They race to a lead of almost 2 minutes.

With 30 kms to go the last men standing, Dowsett and Teuns, are brought back.

In the bunch sprint Ewan bests Cav and Greipel with a bike-length.

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