Ben Perry

Benjamin Jefrey "Ben" Perry (born 7 March 1994) is a Canadian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Astana–Premier Tech.[5]

Ben Perry
Ben Perry 2015 TOA.jpg
Perry at the 2015 Tour of Alberta
Personal information
Full nameBenjamin Jefrey Perry[1]
Born (1994-03-07) 7 March 1994 (age 27)[1]
St. Catharines, Ontario
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Team information
Current teamAstana–Premier Tech
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Cyclo-cross
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder[1]
Amateur teams
2012Sport en steun Leopoldsburg
2013Lotto–Belisol U23
2014Baguet–MIBA Poorten–Indulek
Professional teams
2015–2016Silber Pro Cycling Team
2017–2019Israel Cycling Academy[2][3]
2020Israel Cycling Academy[4]
2021–Astana–Premier Tech

CareerEdit

He was educated at Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in St. Catharines[6] where, prior to focusing on cycling, he also competed in cross country running.[7] In September 2016 the Israel Cycling Academy announced that Perry would join them on an initial two-year deal from 2017.[8]

In November 2020, Perry signed with the Astana–Premier Tech team for the 2021 season.[9]

Major resultsEdit

2010
1st   National Junior Cyclo-cross Championships[7]
2014
1st   Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
2015
National Road Championships
1st   Criterium
1st   Under-23 road race
5th Road race
1st Stage 5 Tour de Beauce
1st   Mountains classification Tour of Alberta
7th Overall Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay
2016
National Road Championships
1st   Under-23 road race
2nd Road race
2nd Overall Grand Prix Cycliste de Saguenay
1st   Points classification
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
7th Philadelphia International Cycling Classic
10th Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
2017
3rd Overall Baltic Chain Tour
1st Stage 2
2018
6th Overall Tour de Korea
2019
2nd Overall Tour de Korea
1st Stage 3
6th Rund um Köln

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Ben Perry". Silber Pro Cycling Team. 27 February 2015. Archived from the original on 2016-06-30. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  2. ^ Malach, Pat (1 November 2017). "Israel Cycling Academy complete 2018 roster with Omer Goldstein". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 26 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Israel Cycling Academy finalises 2019 roster, adds Sorensen as DS". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 4 December 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Israel Cycling Academy". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 5 April 2020. Retrieved 5 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Astana - Premier Tech". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  6. ^ Potrecz, Bill (24 August 2011). "Cyclist off to world championships in Copenhagen". St. Catharines Standard. Archived from the original on 1 October 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  7. ^ a b Puchalski, Bernie (16 November 2010). "Perry caps impressive season". St. Catharines Standard. Archived from the original on 2 October 2016. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  8. ^ "Giant-Alpecin backs Geschke for Milano-Torino, Dumoulin in Il Lombardia - News Shorts". cyclingnews.com. 26 September 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  9. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (20 November 2020). "Battistella, Sobrero, De Bod head up six new Astana-Premier Tech signings". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 20 November 2020.

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