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Cadel Evans (AUS)

Turned pro

2001

Date of birth

February 14, 1977

Place of birth

Katherine, Australia

Country

Australia

Residences

Barwon Heads, Australia
Stabio, Switzerland

Height

5 ft 8 inch / 174 cm

Weight

149 lbs / 68 kg

Website

cadelevans.com.au

Bio snapshot

Won back-to-back stages at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on the way to a sixth-place finish overall ... Won final stage in Park City out of a five-man breakaway ... Outsprinted Joey Rosskopf (Hincapie Development Team) to win the queen stage ... Finished eighth overall at Giro d'Italia after taking the lead on Stage 8 and holding the maglia rosa for four days ... Became first Australian to win Giro del Trentino on strength of Stage 3 win and victory in Stage 1 team time trial ... Runner-up finish overall at Santos Tour Down Under included solo victory on Stage 3 on strength of attack up Corkscrew Road climb ... Runner-up at the Australian national road championships in first participation since 2005 ... 2013: Won Stage 4 out of a five-man breakaway at the Tour of Alberta for first victory of 2013 while helping win the team classification ... Registered fifth career podium finish at a grand tour with third at the Giro d'Italia ... Placed third overall at Tour of Oman while helping win the team classification ... 2012: Team's leader in top 10 finishes, including six during the Tour de France ... Represented Australia in the Olympic Games road race in London ... Winner of Stage 2 and overall at Critérium International ... Finished third overall and won the points classification at the Critérium du Dauphiné ... Battled a viral infection for much of the season ... 2011: Won three of six stage races he competed in (Tour de France, Tour de Romandie, Tirreno-Adriatico) and runner-up at Critérium du Dauphiné ... First Australian to win the Tour de France … Finished season world-ranked No. 2 … 2009 world road champion … Has worn the leader’s jersey in all three Grand Tours: Tour de France (2011, 2008), Giro d’Italia (2002, 2010, 2014) and Vuelta a España (2009) … First Australian to win the UCI ProTour title (2007) … Made transition to road racing after winning World Cup titles in mountain biking in 1998 and 1999.

Specialties and Strengths

Stage races, climbing

 

 

Top 10 results 2014

Sept. 3

Vuelta a España, Stage 10 ITT

6th

Aug. 25

Vuelta a España, Stage 3

6th

Aug. 23

Vuelta a España, Stage 1 TT

9th

Aug. 11

Tour of Utah, Final Overall Standings

6th

Aug. 11

Tour of Utah, Stage 7

1st

Aug. 10

Tour of Utah, Stage 6

1st

Aug. 8

Tour of Utah, Stage 4

9th

Aug. 6

Tour of Utah, Stage 2

6th

June 16

Tour de Suisse, Stage 3

5th

June 1

Giro d'Italia, Final Overall Standings

8th

May 27

Giro d'Italia, Stage 16

10th

May 25

Giro d'Italia, Stage 15 

10th

May 22

Giro d'Italia, Stage 12 ITT

3rd

May 20

Giro d'Italia, Stage 10

9th

May 18 

Giro d'Italia, Stage 9

7th

May 17

Giro d'Italia, Stage 8

5th

May 15

Giro d'Italia, Stage 6

3rd

May 14

Giro d'Italia, Stage 5

2nd

May 9

Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 TTT

3rd

April 24

Giro del Trentino, Final Overall Standings

1st

April 24

Giro del Trentino, Stage 4

5th

April 24

Giro del Trentino, Stage 3

1st

April 23

Giro del Trentino, Stage 2

4th

April 22

Giro del Trentino, Stage 1 TTT

1st

April 12

Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Final Overall Standings

7th

April 11

Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Stage 5

10th

April 10

Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Stage 4

7th

April 7

Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Stage 1

8th

March 8

Strade Bianche

7th

Feb. 23

Tour du Haut Var, Final Overall Standings

5th

Feb. 23

Tour du Haut Var, Stage 2

4th

Feb. 22

Tour du Haut Var, Stage 1

8th

Jan. 26

Santos Tour Down Under

2nd

Jan. 25

Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 5

6th

Jan. 23

Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 3

1st

Jan. 22

Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 2

3rd

Jan. 21

Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 1

9th

Jan. 12

Australian national road championship

2nd

Career Highlights

2013

1st, Stage 4, Tour of Alberta (CAN)
2nd, Stage 3, Giro d’Italia (ITA)
3rd overall, Giro d’Italia (ITA)
3rd overall, Tour of Oman (OMA)
3rd, Stage 4, Tour of Oman (OMA)
4th, prologue, Tour of Alberta (CAN)

2012 

1st overall, Critérium International (FRA) 
1st, Stage 2 (TT), Critérium International (FRA)
1st points classification, Critérium du Dauphiné (FRA)
1st, Stage 1, Critérium du Dauphiné (FRA)
2nd, Stages 7 and 8, Tour de France (FRA)
2nd, Stage 6, Critérium du Dauphiné (FRA)

2011

1st overall, Tour de France (FRA)
1st overall, Tirreno-Adriatico (ITA)
1st overall, Tour de Romandie (SUI)
2nd overall, Critérium du Dauphiné (FRA)