Criterium International review

Reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans (BMC) continued his preparations to retain his crown in style at the Criterium International. He took the lead on Saturday’s time trial, and held it on Sunday’s final mountainous stage in impressive fashion.

Stage 1: Porto-Vecchio to Porto-Vecchio, 89.5km

Florian Vachon (Bretagne-Schuller) took the first stage, with the 27-year-old sprinter winning for the second time this season. He won the bunch sprint on the opening flat stage, after a shade over two hours of racing. Danilo Wyss (BMC) was second, with AG2R’s Christophe Riblon rounding off the podium. Continue reading