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Steve Cummings (Dimension Data) held onto his overall lead during the London circuit race on Stage 8, to win the Tour of Britain. Caleb Ewan (Orica Bike Exchange) won the stage in a bunch sprint.
This is a video of the stage highlights:
CyclingNews has a full report and results.
Stage 8 of the Tour of Britain 2016 is 16 laps of a central London circuit, starting and finishing on Regent Street, with a total distance of 100km.
Profile of Stage 8, Tour of Britain 2016, © Tour of Britain
The stage starts at 2.30pm, and is expected to end about 4.30pm.
Stage 8 of the Tour of Britain 2016 starts on Regent Street, near the junction with Jermyn Street.
The route is north along Regent Street as far as its junction with Conduit Street, then back down; through Picadilly and Coventry Street, then down Haymarket; along Pall Mall to Trafalgar Square, then east along the Strand as far as Bush House.
The riders take Melbourne Street to make the turn, then come back down the Strand to Trafalgar Square, and veer left down Whitehall and Parliament Street, turning back just before they reach Parliament Square.
Back at the top of Whitehall, the race forks left on Cockspur Street, then heads via Pall Mall and Waterloo Place to Regent Street and the start/finish line.
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