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Evans takes control at Tour Down Under

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Former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans seized control of the Tour Down Under with a dominant win in the third stage from Norwood to Campbelltown in South Australia on Thursday. 

Cadel Evans celebrates after winning the third stage of the Tour Down Under near Adelaide on January 23, 2014

Evans, 37, also took the overall lead in the season-opening UCI World Tour race when he powered away from the pack on the notorious Corkscrew Road Hill, then held on over the last five kilometres (three miles) to win by 15 seconds.

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