Tour of Beijing
Stage 1: Chong Li to Zhangjiakou - Stage Details

The talent was obvious and the results now confirm it at WorldTour level. 

20-year-old Caleb Ewan came extremely close to winning in his official debut for ORICA-GreenEDGE with a second place after Luca Mezgec (GIA) who blasted to the win in the tight sprint at the Tour of Beijing. 

The opening stage was raced in undulating terrain in the mountainous area north west of Beijing. 

Read the full stage 1 report here.

Results

Place Rider/Team Time
1 Luka Mezgec (SLO) - Team Giant-Shimano 4:22:58
2 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
3 Tyler Farrar (USA) - Garmin Sharp ST
4 Sacha Modolo (ITA) - Lampre-Merida ST
5 Nikolas Maes (BEL) - Omega Pharma-QuickStep ST
6 Moreno Hofland (NED) - Belkin Pro Cycling Team ST
7 Steele Von Hoff (AUS) - Garmin Sharp ST
8 Boy Van Poppel (NED) - Trek Factory Racing ST
9 Davide Appollonio (ITA) - Ag2r-La Mondiale ST
10 Olivier Le Gac (FRA) - FDJ.fr ST
Place Mitchelton-SCOTT Riders Time
2 Caleb Ewan (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
36 Daryl Impey (RSA) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
42 Simon Yates (GBR) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
74 Johan Esteban Chaves Rubio (COL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
79 Pieter Weening (Ned) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
87 Mathew Hayman (AUS) - ORICA-GreenEDGE ST
115 Jens Mouris (NED) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:18:04
116 Sam Bewley (NZL) - ORICA-GreenEDGE 0:18:04