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Australians celebrate Cadel Evans’ historic win

Richard Di Natale 25 Jul 2011

The celebrations for the first Australian to win the Tour de France transcend politics, sport spokesperson for the Greens Senator Richard Di Natale said today.

“Like most of the country, I was on the edge of my seat, watching Cadel Evans on the final leg of the tour,” Senator Di Natale said.

“The feeling in Geelong is indescribable – we couldn’t be prouder to have a hometown boy on the podium.

“There must be something in the water around my home patch – Phil Anderson, the first Australian to win the yellow jersey, was an Apollo Bay resident.

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