Ewan wins the sprint and is the first leader in Wallonia

The Australian signed his third stage win in 2020. The second day, between Frasnes-Lez-Anvaing and Wavre, also conducive to the sprint.


The Australian Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) has released the leader's jersey of the Tour of Wallonia by winning the first stage between Soignies and Templeuve, of 187 kilometers.

Ewan, with a time of 4h.18.16, won the sprint ahead of Irishman Sam Bennett (Deceuninck - Quick Step) and Belgian Tim Merlier (Alêcin-Fenix). This is the third win of the season for the Sydney rider, who had already achieved 2 stages in the Tour Down Under and 1 in the Tour of the Emirates.

Ewan leads the general in the opening of the round and will defend the jersey in the second stage that will join the towns of Frasnes-Lez-Anvaing and Wavre in a route of 172.3 kilometers, also conducive to sprinting. The day was marked by the escape of 5 men that was canceled by the teams of the sprinters 26 kilometers from the end.

Photos from as.com

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