22 Jan 2009

Anderson holds yellow jersey in Tour of Wellington

6:50 am on 22 January 2009

The Australian cyclist Jack Anderson leads the Tour of Wellington heading into today's 133 kilometre second stage from Featherston to Masterton.

Anderson's team, Budget Forklifts, posted the fastest time of 9 minutes 38 seconds in the 8.8 kilometre team time trial yesterday at Lower Hutt's Avalon circuit.

The leading New Zealand team Subway-Avanti, which includes Eric Drower and Gordon McCauley, was second one second off the pace.