Tour of Britain - Race Overview

A solid eight days of racing from ORICA-BikeExchange saw Ewan claim second place in the sprint on the opening stage then fourth on stage five whilst Slovenian Luka Mezgec notched up three top ten finishes.

Basque climber Amets Txurruka was the highest placed rider for ORICA-BikeExchange on the general classification in 38th place with Stephen Cummings (Dimension-Data) winning the overall title.

Sport director Matt Wilson was pleased with the result and happy to finally get the win.

“Obviously it was a fantastic result,” said Wilson. “We are all really happy with how it went today. It was our last chance to get the win and the stage suited Caleb (Ewan) very well.”

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General Classification

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Stephen Cummings (GBR) - Dimension Data 27:04:11
2 Tom Dumoulin (NED) - Team Giant-Alpecin 0:00:49
3 Rohan Dennis (AUS) - BMC Racing Team 0:00:51
4 Tony Gallopin (FRA) - Lotto Soudal 0:00:53
5 Dylan Van Baarle (NED) - Cannondale-Drapac 0:00:57
6 Xandro Meurisse (BEL) - Wanty - Groupe Gobert 0:00:58
7 Nicolas Roche (IRL) - Team Sky 0:01:06
8 Ben Swift (GBR) - Team Sky 0:01:14
9 Jacopo Mosca (ITA) - Trek-Segafredo 0:01:20
10 Guillaume Martin (FRA) - Wanty - Groupe Gobert 0:01:24
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
42 Amets Txurruka (SPA) - ORICA-BikeExchange 0:17:35
43 Robert Power (AUS) - ORICA-BikeExchange 0:20:08
74 Luka Mezgec (SLO) - ORICA-BikeExchange 0:38:02
80 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - ORICA-BikeExchange 0:42:45