25 May 2014

Evans makes up time on Giro leader

8:13 am on 25 May 2014

Australian Cadel Evans made up five seconds on cycling's Giro d'Italia leader Rigoberto Uranas Italian cyclist Enrico Battaglin of the Bardiani team won the 14th stage, a 164km mountain run from Aglie to Oropa.

Colombian Uran of Omega Pharma lost ground on the final 11.8km climb but held onto the leaders' pink jersey with a reduced margin of 32 seconds ahead of Evans.

The Australian former Tour de France winner finished 21st on the stage, a few lengths clear of Uran to make a statement on the first day in the mountains.