Richie Porte's Tour de France podium honoured by City of Launceston and Cycling Tasmania

Rob Shaw
Updated January 30 2021 - 8:01pm, first published 7:30pm

Richie Porte swapped the Champs-Élysées in Paris for Civic Square in Launceston as he spent his 36th birthday enjoying some home-state recognition of his Tour de France podium finish.

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Rob Shaw

Rob Shaw

Sports editor

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