Richie Porte wins on Willunga Hill at Tour Down Under, his first victory in BMC colours

The former Sky man rewarded the backing of his new squad with victory on Willunga Hill

Richie Porte wins stage five Tour Down Under 2016

Richie Porte marked his first victory in BMC colours celebrating a solo win on his Willunga Hill stomping ground on stage five of the Tour Down Under.

Porte launched an attack in the final kilometre of the queen stage, which former Team Sky team-mate Sergio Henao could not follow, to claim his third consecutive triumph on the category one uphill finish and move to second overall behind race leader Simon Gerrans (Orica-GreenEdge).

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