Good news for Evans at last
It’s been a tough year or so for Cadel Evans, with three collar-bone breaks holding him back, but a
After three collar-bone breaks last year prevented Cadel Evans from shining in the colours of what was then the Telekom team, the switch in moniker to T-Mobile seems to have brought a long overdue change of luck for the Australian. The injuries are behind him, and today at Kitzbhel so too was the rest of the field on the second stage of the Tour of Austria. Evans’ first pro victory came at the same ski resort in the same event three years ago, when he went on to win the overall title. Today’s stage win has provided him with a good foundation for a similar result. His 18-second advantage at the 1,670-metre finish over Domina Vacanze’s Michele Scarponi gave Evans a 27-second lead over the Italian.