Cycling: More events needed to raise sport's profile in South-east Asia, says 2011 Tour de France champ Evans

Cadel Evans was invited to participate in the Coupe de Hue in Vietnam in 2019 and said he was "blown away" by the experience. PHOTO: COURTESY OF BALCONY MEDIA GROUP
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

SINGAPORE - More events need to be staged in South-east Asia if the region is to raise the profile of cycling, says 2011 Tour de France champion Cadel Evans.

"Events are the first step, having rides and races people can participate in to get a feel for the sport," the Australian told The Straits Times in a recent e-mail interview.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.