Adam Hansen 'uncomfortable' with Giro d'Italia stage win

Adam Hansen wins, Giro d'Italia 2013, stage seven

Adam Hansen has been an invaluable asset to the marquee sprinters he has helped to many a stage win so it was a different feeling when he himself took to the podium at the Giro d'Italia yesterday.

The Australian celebrated a solo victory at the end of the rain-soaked seventh stage to Pescara in which Bradley Wiggins (Sky) lost time.

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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.