Sunday, January 25, 2009

2009 Tour Down Under Finale

The last race in this year's Tour Down Under was run today in glorious weather; an 18 lap 4.5 kilometre circuit in the streets of Adelaide City. The overall winner for the Tour was Alan Bates, an Australian who rides for Quickstep. An estimated 144,000 spectators were there to see him claim victory.

The stage winner was Italian Francesco Chicchia a rider in the Liquigas team.

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