Richie Porte sets up Tour Down Under overall win with emphatic victory on Willunga Hill

Richie Porte took his fourth consecutive win on Willunga Hill and setup his first overall victory at the race - Photos by Graham Watson

Richie Porte wins stage five of the 2017 Tour Down Under

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Richie Porte (BMC) all but officially confirmed his overall victory in the 2017 Tour Down Under with an emphatic victory on the summit finish of Willunga Hill on stage five.

It's the fourth consecutive year that the Tasmanian has taken victory on the hill-top finish, this year doing it in the ochre jersey for the first time and consolidating a lead which was the biggest ever for a Tour Down Under leader heading into this stage.

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