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Tour Down Under: Ewan doubles up as Gerrans wins overall (+ video highlights)

Twin successes for Orica-GreenEdge on final day of WorldTour opener

Orica-GreenEdge had double cause for celebration on the final day of the 2016 Santos Tour Down Under on Sunday, with sprinter Caleb Ewan winning the sprint in Adelaide and Simon Gerrans sealing the overall victory.

Gerrans has now won the race four times, three of those successes coming in the colours of the Australian WorldTour team which he joined from Team Sky when it was established in 2012.

Ewan's win is his second of the race - he also took the opening stage - and together with a stage win in last year's Vuelta is the third WorldTour victory of the 21-year-old's career.

Dimension Data's Mark Renshaw finished second on the Adelaide circuit, with Giacomo Nizzolo of Trek-Segafredo third.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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