Rohan Dennis wins Australian cyclist of the year award

BMC's Rohan Dennis was awarded the Sir Hubert Opperman Medal for a stellar 2015 season in which he won the Tour Down Under and set a new Hour Record

Rohan Dennis wins stage one of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Rohan Dennis was awarded the Sir Hubert Opperman Medal, recognising Australia's best cyclist, at Cycling Australia's 2015 awards night in Melbourne on Friday.

The 25-year-old won a stage and the general classification of the Tour Down Under in January, before setting a new Hour Record in February of 52.491km to beat the record set by Matthias Brandle in October 2014.

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