Richie Porte has become the second Australian rider to win the Tour de Suisse. In the year Richie Porte was born, 1985, Phil Anderson was the first Australian rider to win the Swiss race.
Porte is also the second rider after Eddy Merckx, who has won Paris-Nice, Volta a Catalunya, Tour de Romandie and Tour de Suisse in their career.
Australian riders with a win in Tour de Suisse
2018 | Richie Porte
1985 | Phil Anderson