Sulzberger, from Flowery Gully in the Tamar Valley & brother of Wes who is racing in Europe with the Francaise Dejeux team is 7th after stage 3. Felow Tasmanian cyclists Karl Menzies 13th, Sean Sullivan 89th and Olympic Mountain Biker Sid Taberlay is 119th.
Richie Porte goes into tonights 1st stage of the Giro d Italia in 6th and holding the young riders white jersey.
The Gravelly beach veteran managed a solid 10.5km swimming, 100k of cycling and a lousy 15min run before rolling the ankle which is still quite bruised and swollen. Paunch shrinking slightly.