Cycling Australia to announce Tour de France 'Team of the Century'

Cycling Australia will announce the honorary Tour de France team later this month to mark 100 years since the first Australian Tour riders.

Austalian Cadel Evans (centre) with Frank and Andy Schleck flank on the podium of the 2011 Tour de France

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Nine of the top Australian Tour de France cyclists will be selected as part of a Cycling Australia honorary team to celebrate the first Tour riders from the country.

So far, 50 Australian cyclists have ridden Le Tour since Don Kirkham and Iddo ‘Snowy’ Munro became the first to take it on 100 years ago.

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