|Full name||Cadel Evans|
|Date of birth||February 14, 1977|
|Height||1. Events 842 - Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays 74 m (5 ft 81⁄2 in)|
|Weight||68 kg (150 lb/10. The pound or pound-mass (abbreviation lb, lbm, or sometimes in the United States #) is a unit of Mass 7 st)|
|Rider type||All rounder|
|1994?–1997?||Australian Institute of Sport (AIS)|
|Tour de Romandie (2006)|
UCI ProTour (2007)
|Infobox last updated on:|
|October 20, 2007|
Cadel Evans (born 14 February 1977, in Katherine, Northern Territory) is an Australian professional cyclist. The stone is a unit of Weight. It is part of the Imperial system of weights and measures used in the British Isles, and formerly used in most The UCI ProTour is a competition under the International Cycling Union ( UCI) Events 1740 - Maria Theresa takes the throne of Austria. France, Prussia, Bavaria and Saxony Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Events 842 - Charles the Bald and Louis the German swear the Oaths of Strasbourg in the French and German Also 1977 (album by Ash. Year 1977 ( MCMLXXVII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays Katherine is a town situated 320 km southeast of Darwin in the "Top End" of the Northern Territory, Australia. The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the center of the mainland continent as well as the central northern regions For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Australia topics. Cycling is the use of Bicycles or - less commonly - Unicycles Tricycles Quadricycles and other similar wheeled Human powered vehicles In 2007 Evans became the highest ever placed Australian in the Tour de France by finishing second, and the first Australian to win UCI ProTour. History See also:CategoryTour de France by year The dominant sports newspaper in France The UCI ProTour is a competition under the International Cycling Union ( UCI) Prior to turning to road cycling in 2001, Evans was a champion mountain biker, riding for the Volvo-Cannondale MTB team, winning the World Cup in 1998 and 1999 and placing 7th in the men's cross-country mountain bike race at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Road bicycle racing is a popular Bicycle racing Sport held on roads (following the Geography of the area using Racing bicycles The Mountain biking entails the Sport of riding Bicycles off-road often over rough terrain whether riding specially equipped Mountain bikes or hybrid road bikes This article is about Volvo Group - AB Volvo Volvo Cars is the passenger vehicle maker owned by Ford Motor Company, using the Volvo Trademark The Cannondale Bicycle Corporation is a major American Bicycle manufacturer headquartered in Bethel Connecticut USA with manufacturing in Bedford The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is a multi-round Mountain bike racing series that is sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale. These are the official results of the Men's Mountainbike Race at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia.
Cadel Evans started his International career as a member of the Australian Institute of Sport MTB team, under the leadership of A. I. S. Head Coach, German-born Heiko Salzwedel and MTB Coach Damien Grundy. He was an exceptional Mountain Biker, winning Silver medals at the 1997 and 1999 MTB U23 World Championships, but also won Bronze medals at the 1995 Junior World Road Cycling Time Trial Championships and Junior World Mountain Bike Championships.
During his career on the road he has been a member of the following teams: Saeco (2001), Mapei (2002), 2003–2004 T-Mobile Team (then named Team Telekom). Saeco was the name of an Italian Road bicycle racing team sponsored by the company with the same name. Mapei was an Italian based Road bicycle racing team active from 1993 to 2002 named after sponsoring firm Mapei. For the 2005 season he signed with Davitamon-Lotto, and on his first Tour de France later that year achieved 8th place in the overall General Classification, the first Australian to place in the top ten in the Tour de France since Phil Anderson. Silence-Lotto ( (formerly Davitamon-Lotto for 2005-2006 and Predictor-Lotto for 2007 is a Belgian professional cycling team sponsored History See also:CategoryTour de France by year The dominant sports newspaper in France See also Philip Warren Anderson, physicist. Philip Grant Anderson OAM (born 20 March 1958 in London England is an Australian He bettered this performance in 2006, finishing 4th overall in the General Classification, post the disqualification of winner Floyd Landis. Floyd Landis (born October 14 1975 is an American cyclist, currently suspended from competition who was stripped of overall victory in the 2006 Tour de France
In 2006, he won the Tour de Romandie, snatching the leader's jersey off two Spaniards, Liberty Serguros' Alberto Contador and Alejandro Valverde from the Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears team, on the last stage (a 20. The Tour de Romandie is a Stage race which is part of the UCI ProTour. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Alberto Contador Velasco (born 6 December 1982 in Pinto Madrid) is a Spanish professional Road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (born April 25, 1980 in Las Lumbreras, Murcia) is a Spanish Road racing cyclist for UCI Caisse d'Epargne ( UCI Team Code: GCE) is professional Road bicycle racing team which participates in the UCI ProTour. 4 km Individual Time Trial around the Swiss city of Lausanne). Switzerland (English pronunciation; Schweiz Swiss German: Schwyz or Schwiiz Suisse Svizzera Svizra officially the Swiss Confederation Lausanne ( pronounced, Losanna is a city in Romandy, the French -speaking part of Switzerland, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva
In the 2007 Tour de France, Evans finished runner up in the general classification to Alberto Contador, cementing his position as one of the best cyclists in the world and highest placed Australian ever in Le Tour. History See also:CategoryTour de France by year The dominant sports newspaper in France Alberto Contador Velasco (born 6 December 1982 in Pinto Madrid) is a Spanish professional Road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam He dominated riders such as Alexander Vinokourov, Carlos Sastre and Alejandro Valverde in the mountains, and finished second in both Time Trials. Alexander Nikolaevich Vinokourov, also written Alexandre Vinokourov, (Алексaндр Николаевич Винокуров born September 16, 1973 Carlos Sastre Candil (born 22 April 1975 in Leganés, Madrid) is a Spanish professional Road bicycle racer and champion Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (born April 25, 1980 in Las Lumbreras, Murcia) is a Spanish Road racing cyclist for UCI Evans finished just off the podium as 4th overall in the 2007 Vuelta a Espana. The 2007 Vuelta a España, the sixty-second edition of the Cycle race, took place from September 1 until September He capped off his year with a strong 5th place finish in the road race at the UCI Road World Championships and in the final UCI ProTour race of the year, the Giro di Lombardia, he finished in 6th place, securing the 2007 UCI ProTour title with 247 points, ahead of Davide Rebellin and Alberto Contador. The UCI Road World Championships, often referred to as the World Cycling Championships, is the annual World championship for Bicycle road racing organized The UCI ProTour is a competition under the International Cycling Union ( UCI) The Giro di Lombardia ( English: Tour of Lombardy) is an Italian cycle race based in the Lombardy region The 2007 UCI ProTour is the third year of the UCI ProTour system Davide Rebellin (born 9 August 1971 in San Bonifacio, Province of Verona) is an Italian Road bicycle racer. Alberto Contador Velasco (born 6 December 1982 in Pinto Madrid) is a Spanish professional Road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam The 2007 Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca was the ProTour leader until he was removed from the ProTour rankings due to a three month ban for his role in the Oil for Drugs scandal. The Giro d'Italia ( Tour of Italy) also simply known as The Giro, is a long distance Road bicycle racing Stage race for professional Danilo Di Luca (born January 2, 1976) is an Italian professional Road racing cyclist for UCI Professional Continental team L The Oil for Drugs case is an Italian doping case against doctor Carlos Santuccione and a number of accomplices started in 2003
Some of his other successes as a road cyclist include a stage win in the Austria Tour in 2001, overall win of the Austria Tour 2004, 5th in the Tour of Germany in 2005, a stage win of the Tour Down Under in 2002, winning the Mountains Classification in the Tour Down Under in 2006, fourteenth place in the 2002 Giro d'Italia (he wore the leader's jersey, Maglia Rosa for one day), and Commonwealth Games time trial Champion in 2002. The Tour of Germany is a Nordic combined event first established in Germany for the 2006-07 Nordic Combined World Cup season by the International The Tour Down Under is a Cycling race held in Adelaide, South Australia, and the surrounding area The Tour Down Under is a Cycling race held in Adelaide, South Australia, and the surrounding area The Giro d'Italia ( Tour of Italy) also simply known as The Giro, is a long distance Road bicycle racing Stage race for professional The Giro d'Italia ( Tour of Italy) also simply known as The Giro, is a long distance Road bicycle racing Stage race for professional The Commonwealth Games is a multinational Multi-sport event. Held every four years it involves the elite athletes of the Commonwealth of Nations. In many Racing Sports an athlete (or occasionally a team of athletes will compete in a time trial against the Clock to secure the fastest In 2006 he was awarded Australian Cyclist of the Year, and is expected to pick the award up again in 2007.
Here is an excerpt of an interview after stage 16, of the 2005 Tour de France. The 2005 Tour de France was the 92nd Tour de France, taking place from July 2 to July 24 2005
Journalist: This stage in very difficult circumstances today for you, any particular emotions fueling you today?
Cadel Evans: A lot of emotions, you know, I've been, down and out, had two really bad years and there was a lot of, you know, I've had a really rough last two years and a lot of people have forgotten what sort of rider I am. I always believed in myself and some people really believed in me and I really thank them for that. This is all for all the people that believed in me: Marc Sergeant, the Davitamon-Lotto team, my girlfriend, my family, my really good friends who believed in me and stuck by me for the last two years because it hasn't been a very good two years for me and now you're seeing the old Cadel come back. 
|UCI ProTour Champion|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||Road bicycle racer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1977-02-14|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Katherine, Northern Territory, Australia|
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