A day for the punchers, Team dsm-firmenich PostNL positioned GC finisher Oscar Onley brilliantly onto the famous Willunga Hill, before he finished it off superbly in a reduced sprint.
It was a controlled stage at the Tour Down Under and the peloton always had the four rider breakaway under control. Team dsm-firmenich PostNL kept their proverbial powder dry for the final, keeping Onley safe as they had done in previous stages. Some fantastic teamwork saw the team never in any danger and going onto the final three kilometre ascent of Willunga Hill, Onley was positioned fantastically. Biding his time and not expending any unnecessary energy, Onley followed some accelerations but never hit the wind until the final 200 metres. Unleashing a devastating kick, he powered to the line to take an incredible first professional win; sitting up to celebrate as he crossed the finish. It is also a special day for the team too, which takes its first win as Team dsm-firmenich PostNL, after some hard work by everyone behind the scenes during the off-season and marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in spectacular fashion.
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