Richie Porte wins stage 5 of Tour Down Under

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Posted: Saturday, January 25, 2014 12:00 am | Updated: 1:15 pm, Mon Mar 31, 2014.

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) - Two-time winner Simon Gerrans of Australia will take a one-second lead over compatriot and Tour de France-winner Cadel Evans into the final stage of the Tour Down Under after snatching the lead on Saturday's penultimatel fifth stage.

Australian Richie Porte won the 151.5-kilometer (94.1-mile) stage from McLaren Vale to the summit of Old Willunga Hill, finishing nine seconds ahead of Italy's Diego Ulissi and Gerrans while Evans was sixth, a further six seconds behind.

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