Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race Receives Funding Boost Until 2022

The peloton hading back inland after riding along with Great Ocean Road

The organisers of the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race reported on Friday that the Australian event will continue to receive Victorian State Government funding until at least 2022. The announcement means that the men's UCI WorldTour and 1.1-ranked one-day races can continue to attract some of the world's best bike riders to Geelong, 75 kilometres south-west of Melbourne on Port Phillip Bay, each January. The event saw the light of day in 2015 as a farewell race to the retiring Cadel Evans, who was the first Australian to win the Tour de France, in 2011. "We are delighted that the Victorian Government continues to support the race, and shares our vision to grow the event into the world's best modern one-day Classic," Evans said in response to the continued funding. "We look forward to working together to take the event from strength to strength. "The Cadel Evans Great Ocean ...

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