Tour Down Under: Meersman 11th in final stage
The 6th and final stage of the Santos Tour Down Under ended in a bunch sprint. Etixx - Quick-Step rider Gianni Meersman finished 11th.
Wouter Wippert (Drapac) took the win in the final stage outsprinting Australian champion Heinrich Haussler (IAM Cycling) and Boris Vallee (Lotto-Soudal). Meersman finished just outside the top-10 in 11th place.
Rohan Dennis (BMC) won the overall classifiation. Richie Porte (Sky) and team mate Cadel Evans were on the final podium as the numbers 2 and 3. Maxime Bouet was the first Etixx - Quick-Step rider at position 15.