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Caleb Ewan comes up late in Tour Down Under sprint

Caleb Ewan comes up late in Tour Down Under sprint

Caleb Ewan was arguably the fastest sprinter in the final one hundred metres of stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under but professional sprinting is about positioning as much as speed and the Australian could only finish second behind Phil Bauhaus (Bahrain Victorious) after a fight for the best wheel in the fast run-in to Tanunda.

Ewan is riding for the Australian national team instead of Lotto-Dstny at the Tour Down Under. His young teammates are doing all they can to help him but do not have WorldTour sprint experience, and on top of that the in form Graeme Frislie got caught up in a crash while Lotto-Dstny teammate Jarred Drizners suffered a late mechanical problem.  

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