What is Cadel Evans famous for?

What is Cadel Evans famous for?

Home. Cadel Lee Evans is arguably Australia’s most famous, former professional racing cyclist. Evans won the prestigious Tour de France in 2011, making him one of only two non-Europeans to have won the Tour de France, the other being Greg LeMond.

How many times did Cadel Evans win the Tour de France?

2011 Tour de France
2007 Tour de France
Cadel Evans/Tour de France wins
Cadel Evans is a four-time Olympian, former World Road Cycling Champion (2009) and memorably won the 2011 Tour de France. Evans started his career as a cross country cyclist, finishing ninth in the mountain bike race in Atlanta in 1996 and seventh at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

When did Cadel win the Tour?

Cadel Evans’ 2011 Tour de France will live long in Australian and world sporting history. The 34-year-old succeeded on the grandest stage of cycling, winning the Tour de France after having gone so close so many times before.

What bike does Cadel Evans ride?

Pro bike: Cadel Evans’ BMC TeamMachine SLR01. Cadel Evans (BMC) has held the Giro d’Italia’s coveted pink jersey twice before but, unlike in 2002 and 2010, the plucky Australian is looking to keep that jersey on his back all the way to the finish in Trieste.

What team did Cadel Evans ride for?

BMC Racing Team
After finishing outside the top twenty in 2009 and 2010, Evans became the first Australian rider to win the Tour de France in 2011, riding for the BMC Racing Team….Cadel Evans.

Personal information
2002 Mapei–Quick-Step
2003–2004 Team Telekom
2005–2009 Davitamon–Lotto
2010–2015 BMC Racing Team

Has Cadel Evans won the Tour de France?

Cadel Evans/Tour de France wins

Who is Cadel Evans?

Cadel Evans began his international career in 1995 in the Australian Institute of Sport mountain bike (MTB) Program. He won bronze medals at the 1995 Junior world mountain bike championship and Junior world road time trial championship.

When did Cadel Evans win the Olympics?

In 1998, Cadel Evans successfully placed first overall in the prestigious Mountain Bike World Cup. In the year before competing in his second Olympics, Evans won four major titles: First Jersey white Young rider classification Tour Down Under At the 2000 Sydney Olympics, Evans placed seventh in the 7th Mountain Bike Cross Country event.

Is Cadel Evans in the Australian Sports Hall of Fame?

On 10 June 2013, Evans was honoured as a Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia. In 2020, Evans was inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame. ^ Evans, Cadel. “About Cadel”. Official site. Cadel Evans. Archived from the original on 15 May 2010. Retrieved 7 May 2011.

Did Cadel Evans split with his wife?

^ “Cadel Evans confirms split with wife”. 22 May 2015. ^ “Awstraliad o dras Cymreig yn ennill y Tour de France” [Australian of Welsh descent win the Tour de France]. Golwg360 (in Welsh). Golwg Newydd. 25 July 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2011.