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

The promise was to light up the Santos Tour Down Under and that is exactly what ORICA-GreenEDGE delivered at the People’s Choice Classic opening criterium this evening.

In front of healthy Adelaide crowds the team was ready to pounce, 2013 national champion Luke Durbridge the first to show his colours off the front of the peloton in the first of thirty laps of racing.

But it was a solo attack by Commonwealth Games champion Mathew Hayman on the ninth lap that cause the day’s major breakaway.

Read the full report here.

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Marcel Kittel (GER) - Team Giant-Alpecin 1:02:41
2 Juan Jose Lobato (SPA) - Movistar Team ST
3 Wouter Wippert (NED) - Drapac Professional Cycling ST
4 Chris Sutton (AUS) - Team Sky ST
5 Heinrich Haussler (AUS) - IAM Cycling ST
6 Gianni Meersman (BEL) - Etixx - Quick-Step ST
7 Rudiger Selig (GER) - Team Katusha ST
8 Samuel Dumoulin (FRA) - AG2R La Mondiale ST
9 Mark Renshaw (AUS) - Etixx - Quick-Step ST
10 Greg Henderson (NZl) - Lotto-Soudal ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
27 Daryl Impey (RSA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
41 Sam Bewley (NZL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
54 Mathew Hayman (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
56 Simon Clarke (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
87 Michael Hepburn (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
96 Cameron Meyer (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:24
97 Luke Durbridge (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:00:24