People's Choice Classic - Tour Down Under - Race Overview

2017 winner Caleb Ewan has settled for third place at the People’s Choice Classic as racing kicked off for the Tour Down Under in Adelaide this evening.

The much-talked about sprint showdown lived up to its hype as teams sprawled the road in the final laps to position their respective leaders, setting up a hot battle for the week to come.

Mitchelton-SCOTT’s Ewan sprinted to third behind world champion Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Andre Greipel (Lotto-Soudal).

Read the full report and Ewan's thoughts here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Peter Sagan (SVK) - Bora-Hansgrohe 1:04:25
2 Andre Greipel (GER) - Lotto Soudal
3 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 1:04:25
4 Elia Viviani (ITA) - Quick-Step Floors
5 Simone Consonni (ITA) - UAE Team Emirates
6 Chris Lawless (GBR) - Team Sky
7 Sam Welsford (AUS) - UniSA-Australia
8 Enrico Battaglin (ITA) - LottoNL-Jumbo
9 Jasha Sütterlin (GER) - Movistar Team
10 Mark Renshaw (AUS) - Dimension Data
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
3 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 1:04:25
17 Daryl Impey (RSA) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:03
33 Mathew Hayman (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:08
61 Alex Edmondson (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:08
67 Jack Bauer (NZL) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:00:29
119 Cameron Meyer (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:01:27
128 Damien Howson (AUS) - Mitchelton-SCOTT 0:01:45