Cadel was today honoured in the Queen's Birthday Awards as a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to cycling and the community.
Below is a brief list of some of his achievements which led Cadel to be considered for such an honour.
Cadel's response to the honour can be read here. Download PDF file.
Professional Cyclist, BMC Racing Team, since 2010; Predictor-Lotto Cycling Team, 2005-2009; Team Telekom, 2003-2004; Mapei, 2002; Saeco Macchine per Caffe, 2001.
Major achievements and results include:
1st Overall Champion, Tour de France, 2011; 2nd Overall, 2007 and 2008; first ever Australian winner and first person from the Southern Hemisphere.
3rd Overall GC, Giro d'Italia, 2013.
3rd Overall GC, Vuelta a España, 2009.
1st Overall GC, Tour de Romandie, Switzerland, 2006 and 2011.
1st Overall GC, Tirreno-Adriatico, Italy, 2011.
1st Overall Points Classification, Giro d'Italia, Italy, 2010.
World Champion 1st, Elite Men's Road Race, Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) World Championships, Switzerland, 2009.
1st Overall, Settimana Internazionale, Italy, 2008.
Champion, UCI ProTour Series, 2007.
1st Overall, Tour of Austria, 2004.
1st, Road Time Trial, Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games.
1st Overall, Bank Austria Tour, 2001.
1st Overall, Brixia Tour, Italy, 2001.
1st, Cross Country, Mountain Bike World Cup, Canada, 2000.
1st Overall, Cross Country Series, Mountain Bike World Cup, 1998 and 1999. 1st Overall, Cross Country Series, U23 Mountain Bike World Cup, 1999.
1st Overall, Sea Otter Classic, USA, 1999.
Originating Ambassador, Amy Gillett Foundation, since 2006; Public Advocate, Tour de France Bike Movement Campaign, 2011.
Current Financial Supporter, Ian Thorpe's Fountain for Youth.
Event Ambassador, Suit Up and Ride, Orygen Youth Health, since 2010.
Cadel Evans: Close to Flying, Cadel Evans and Rob Arnold, 2009.
Australian Sports Medal, 2000.
Australian Sports Awards Male Athlete of the Year, 2007.
Fairfax Sports Performer of the Year 2007.
Herald Sun Male Sports Star of the Year 2007.
Victorian Governor's Award 2000.
Victorian Sports Awards Male Athlete of the Year 2000, 2007, 2008 and 2010.
Australian Cyclist of the Year, Cycling Australia, 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2011.
Australian Male Road Cyclist of the Year, Cycling Australia, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
People's Choice Cyclists of the Year, Cycling Australia, 2007 and 2009.
Australian Male Mountain Bike Cyclist of the Year, Cycling Australia, 1997, 1998 and 1999.