SBS Tour de France commentator Robbie McEwen breaks down Australian Caleb Ewan's second Tour de France 2020 stage win on Thursday (AEST).
SBS Cycling Central

10 Sep 2020 - 12:14 PM 

Ewan (Lotto Soudal) picked his way through the maelstrom of riders in the sprint, emerging at the last possible moment to claim another Tour de France stage victory - he now has a total of five during his career. 

The Australian came off Sam Bennett's (Deceuninck-QuickStep) wheel to poke past the sprint classification leader at the finish, with Peter Sagan (BORA-hansgrohe) also edging out Bennett on the line for second in Stage 11.

In doing so, Ewan avenged the result from Stage 10, where he felt that he left his sprint a little late.

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"I had a real desire to win today after yesterday," Ewan said.

"I was quite disappointed with my sprint. I'm delighted to repay my teammates again with the stage win."

McEwen, a triple winner of the Tour de France's green jersey, analysed his countryman's thrilling victory via the SBS touchscreen.

"I could have a bellyache after this one - there's so much to digest," McEwen said.

"Caleb Ewan was biding his time and remaining calm.

"Caleb made sure he was making his acceleration on time today - not leaving it too late, like he did yesterday."

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WATCH Robbie McEwen's full analysis here or video at the top of the article.