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Richie Porte second Australian to win Tour de Suisse

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

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Sixteenth stage win for Sagan in Suisse

Peter Sagan has won his sixteenth stage in the Tour de Suisse. The Slovakian extend his record of the most stage wins in the race.

Most stage wins Tour de Suisse
16 | Peter Sagan | SVK
11 | Fabian Cancellara | SUI
11 | Hugo Koblet | SUI
11 | Ferdi Kubler | SUI
9 | Roger de Vlaeminck | BEL
9 | Urs Freuler | SUI
9 | Michel Pollentier | BEL
8 | Franco Bitossi | ITA
8 | Erik Zabel | DUI
7 | Robbie McEwen | AUS