Tour Down Under 2017: Ewan powers to victory four in final stage, Porte wins overall
Caleb Ewan outpowers his competition for the fifth time on the Tour Dow Under. In the streets of Adelaide he bests Sagan and Klump. Porte's overall victory ahead of Chaves is never endangered, while Jay McCarthy moves to third place and Thomas De Gendt wins the KOM-competition. (Slideshow route/profile)
Results 6th stage 2017 Tour Down Under
1. Caleb Ewan (aus)
2. Peter Sagan (svk) s.t.
3. Marko Kump (slo) s.t.
4. Danny van Poppel (nld) s.t.
5. Sean De Bie (bel) s.t.
6. Lorenzo Manzin (ita) s.t.
7. Koen De Kort (nld) s.t.
8. Jasha Sütterlin (ger) s.t.
9. Nathan Haas (aus) s.t.
10. Jay McCarthy (aus) s.t.
GC after stage 6
1. Richie Porte (aus)
2. Esteban Chaves (col) + 0.48
3. Jac MacCarthy (aus) + 0.51
4. Nathan Haas (aus) s.t.
5. Diego Ulissi (ita) + 0.59
6. Rohan Dennis (aus) + 1.02
7. Rafael Valls (spa) s.t.
8. Robert Gesink (nld) s.t.
9. Wilco Kelderman (nld) s.t.
10. Jhonatan Restrepo (col) + 1.04
Thomas De Gendt and Gianluca Brambilla are off early with the Belgian trying to snatch KOM-points as he is shared KOM-leader with Porte. However, they are brought back after 31 kilometres. The Bora-squad is setting things up for Jay McCarthy, who wins the first intermediate sprint and moves into the third place overall.
Still the first climb is Thomas De Gendt’s, so things are going well for him.
Then the break is off. Thomas De Gendt, Jack Bauer, Francois Bigard, Jaco Venter, Ben O’Connor, Johannes Frohlinger. After De Gendt gets dropped Jhonatan Restrepo takes his place. The fresh man wins the second intermediate sprint before he is dropped. Yet he reaches his goal as he enters the top-10.
Eventually Bauer is the last man standing in the break. He is caught in the penultimate lap.
The bunch sprint is yet another Caleb Ewan show, finishing a bike length ahead of Peter Sagan.
Richie Porte takes the overall after a Tour Down Under that brought an Aussie clean sweep of stage wins. The sprinters stages for Ewan, the hilltop arrivals for the Tasmanian. Plain and clear.
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