Marcel Kittel Powers to Victory in 2014 People's Choice Classic
German powerhouse Marcel Kittel (Team Giant-Shimano) tonight sprinted to victory in the 2014 People's Choice Classic in Adelaide - the first event of the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under - ahead of fellow countryman Andre Greipel (Lotto-Belisol) and Australian Caleb Ewan (UniSA-Australia).
go. Team Sky led across the line with Irishman Philip Deignan claiming the prize but by then the focus was on the final sprint and setting up the sprinters.
In the earlier opening race of the three stage Santos Women's Cup it was Team AIS rider Loes Gunnewijk from the Netherlands who claimed the win ahead of team mates West Australian Melissa Hoskins and South Australian Annette Edmondson.