Tour of Britain: Ewan reclaims overall lead after another close sprint

Caleb Ewan tour of britain 2017

Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) took his second win of the Tour of Britain on stage 3, beating Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data) and Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin) after a bunch sprint into Scunthorpe’s Central Park.

Race leader Elia Viviani (Team Sky) finished in seventh place and lost the leader’s green jersey which went back to Ewan.

“Today was a tough day with the weather,” Ewan said after a ride through the flat terrain of Lincolnshire. “It wasn’t as straightforward as we might have expected.”

Tour of Britain 2017 – stage 3 results (Normanby Hall country park – Scunthorpe):

1Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott)


2Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data)


3Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin)


4Brenton Jones (JLT Condor)


5Mads Würtz Schmidt (Katusha-Alpecin)


6Andrea Pasqualon (Wanty – Groupe Gobert)


7Elia Viviani (Team Sky)


8Philippe Gilbert (Quick-Step Floors)


9Daniele Bennati (Movistar)


10Nikolas Maes (Lotto Soudal)



General classification after stage 3:

1Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott)


2Elia Viviani (Team Sky)


3Edvald Boasson Hagen (Dimension Data)


4Karol Domagalski (ONE)


5Silvan Dillier (BMC)


6Kamil Gradek (ONE)


7Alexander Kristoff (Katusha-Alpecin)


8Fernando Gaviria (Quick-Step Floors)


9Lars Boom (LottoNl-Jumbo)


10Zdenek Stybar (Quick-Step Floors)



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