Ewan says 'leadership is not easy' as he sweeps up second Giro d'Italia stage

Foto Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse
14 maggio 2021 Italia
Sport Ciclismo
Giro d'Italia 2021 - edizione 104 - Tappa 7 - Da Notaresco a Termoli (km 181)
Nella foto:
Photo Fabio Ferrar/LaPresse
May 14, 2021 Italy
Sport Cycling
Giro d'Italia 2021 - 104th edition - Stage 7 - from Notaresco to Termoli
In the pic:
Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) celebrates his second stage win at the Giro d'Italia in Termoli (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Even though Caleb Ewan is winning Giro d'Italia sprints with impressive superiority right now, the Lotto Soudal leader says that being a leader in his team is not a role that sits easily with him.

The 26-year-old Australian netted the eleventh Grand Tour stage win of his career on Friday with a devastating sprint in Termoli that brought his 2021 Giro d'Italia tally to two victories in the space of three days as well as the points jersey lead.

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.