Race Report: The 2023 season opens with the Schwalbe Classic, an evening criterium in down-town Adelaide – The curtain lifter for the Tour Down Under. Ally Wollaston won the women’s race from a break and Caleb Ewan won a bunch sprint finish from the men.
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You can watch the most comprehensive live & ad-free coverage of Tour Down Under on GCN+. Go deeper and get interactive with live polls & quizzes, plus rider profiles, race updates, results & more – plus stream original and exclusive cycling documentaries. Watch it all with GCN+ on any device . Caleb Ewan won the Schwalbe Classic for men, riding for the Australian National team. The Australian of Lotto Dstny was the fastest in the bunch sprint ahead of the Belgian Jordi Meeus of BORA-hansgrohe and Kaden Groves of Alpecin-Deceuninck. The criterium runs over a 1.35 kilometre flat circuit through the streets of Adelaide, a bunch sprint is always on the cards. It was hard to get a gap on the peloton About halfway through the race, a group of six men managed to break free and gain a lead of 30 seconds, but they had no chance against the peloton, which wanted a sprint. Home rider Caleb Ewan turned out to be the fastest of the pack, while Meeus finished second ahead of Groves. Win for Ewan
Schwalbe Classic 2023 – Adelaide Men Result:
1. Caleb Ewan (Aus) […]