Cadel Evans new Tour Down Under leader after solo win

Cadel Evans wins, Tour Down Under 2014, stage three

Former world champion and 2011 Tour de France winner Cadel Evans is leading the Tour Down Under after a gutsy solo victory in Campbelltown today.

Sky and Orica-GreenEdge are set to regroup ahead of Saturday's penultimate stage to Willunga Hill after Evans showed superior climbing prowess on the decisive 2.8km Corkscrew climb that animated the third stage.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.