Richie Porte wins second Tour Down Under title

26 January 2020 07:42
Australian finished second on the final stage to claim GC victory by 25 secondsOvernight leader Daryl Impey ended sixth overallRichie Porte lost the battle but won the Tour Down Under war. The King of Willunga was dethroned on his pet stage by British upstart Matt Holmes on Sunday. However, he did enough to overhaul defending champion Daryl Impey and claim the ochre jersey for the second time.“Of course it would’ve been nice to have won the stage, but to win the race again is a fantastic feeling,” Porte said. “It was a hard day for our team. Related: Tokyo blow for Kelland O'Brien as he breaks collarbone in Tour Down Under Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian