Tour Down Under 2016: Sprint victory Ewan stage 6, Gerrans overall winner
The 2016 Tour Dow Under ends with a local criterium in Adelaide, bringing twenty 4.5 kilometres rounds. Thomas De Gendt and Maarten Tjallingii are in the break of the day, but eventally it all boils down to a bunch sprint. Caleb Ewan is in a class of his own, outsprinting Mark Renshaw by a bike length or two. For the fourth time in his career, Simon Gerrans takes the overall Down Under. (Slideshow route/profile)
Results 6th stage Tour Down Under
1. Caleb Ewan (aus)
2. Mark Renshaw (aus) s.t.
3. Giacomo Nizzolo (ita) s.t.
4. Adam Blythe (gbr) s.t.
5. Alesey Tsatevich (rus) s.t.
6. Ben Swift (gbr) s.t.
7. Marko Kump (slo) s.t.
8. Davide Martinelli (ita) s.t.
9. Leigh Howard (aus) s.t.
10. Wouter Wippert (nld) s.t.
GC after stage 6
1. Simon Gerrans (aus)
2. Richie Porte (aus) + 0.09
3. Sergio Henao (col) + 0.11
4. Jay McCarthy (aus) + 0.20
5. Michael Woods (can) z.t.
6. Ruben Fernandez (spa) + 0.28
7. Domenico Pozzovivo (ita) z.t.
8. Rafael Valls (spa) + 0.36
9. Steve Morabito (swi) + 0.49
10. Patrick Bevin (nzl) + 0.50
Laurens De Vreese, Lieuwe Westra, Carlos Verona, George Bennett and Adam Phelan are the first break clear, but they are brought back on lap 5. Thomas De Gendt and Maarten Tjallingii are more successful. They stick together until lap 16 and then Tjallingii goes solo. He is briefly accompanied by his country man Lieuwe Westra, but eventyally they are reeled in.
Caleb Ewan blows each and everyone in the sprint, while his teammate Simon Gerrans finishes second, thus securing his overall win.
Tour Down Under 2016 stage 6: Route maps, height profiles, and more
Click on the images to zoom
Watch the highlights of recent races here:
Related articles Favourites - Tour Down Under 2016 Overview - Tour Down Under 2016 Porte victor on Willunga Hill, Gerrans retains lead in stage 5 - Tour Down Under 2016 Gerrans cements GC-lead with back-to-back win in stage 4 - Tour Down Under 2016 Sweet revenge Gerrans in stage 3: victory and leaders jersey - Tour Down Under 2016 Jay McCarthy wins uphill finish after crash marked finale in stage 2 - Tour Down Under 2016 Caleb Ewan sprints to victory in stage 1 - Tour Down Under 2016 Route stage 1: Prospect – Lyndoch - Tour Down Under 2016 Route stage 2: Unley – Stirling - Tour Down Under 2016 Route stage 3: Glenelg – Campbelltown - Tour Down Under 2016 Route stage 4: Norwood – Victor Harbor - Tour Down Under 2016 Route stage 5: McLaren Vale – Willunga Hill - Tour Down Under 2016 More articles
Tour de France 2019: The Route
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 1: Brussels - Brussels
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 2: Brussels - Brussels
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 3: Binche - Epernay
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 5: Saint-Dié-des-Vosges - Colmar
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 6: Mulhouse - La Planche des Belle Filles
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 13: ITT in Pau
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 14: Tarbes - Col du Tourmalet
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 15: Limoux - Prat d'Albis
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 19: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne - Tignes
Tour de France 2019 Route stage 20: Albertville - Val Thorens
Vuelta 2019: Route and rumours
Giro 2019: The Route
Giro 2019 Route stage 1: Bologna - San Luca
Giro 2019 Route stage 9: Riccione - San Marino
Giro 2019 Route stage 16: Lovere - Ponte di Legno
Giro 2019 Route stage 17: Commezzadura - Anterselva
Giro 2019 Route stage 19: Treviso – San Martino di Castrozza
Giro 2019 Route stage 20: Feltre - Croce d'Aune/Monte Avena
Giro 2019 Route stage 21: ITT in Verona
Tour Down Under 2019: The Route
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2019: The Route
Volta a Catalunya 2019: The Route
E3 BinckBank Classic 2019: The Route
Cycling Calendar 2019
Quick Results Service
Like our Facebook page and stay on top of all pro-race information!