Damien Howson

Damien Howson (born 13 August 1992) is an Australian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Mitchelton–Scott.[4]

Damien Howson
Damien Howson TA 2013 (Cropping).jpg
Howson at the 2013 Tour de l'Avenir
Personal information
Full nameDamien Howson
NicknameDamo[1]
Born (1992-08-13) 13 August 1992 (age 28)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Team information
Current teamMitchelton–Scott
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder[1]
Domestique[2]
Amateur team
2011–2012Team Jayco-AIS
Professional team
2013–Orica–GreenEDGE[3]
Major wins
Stage races
Herald Sun Tour (2017)

CareerEdit

He won the world under-23 time trial in 2013, as well as the Oceania Cycling Championships under-23 time trial and road race.[5] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España[6] and the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[7] In 2017 he won the 64th edition of the Herald Sun Tour.[8] In June 2017, he was named to make his debut at the 2017 Tour de France. [9]

Major resultsEdit

2011
Oceania Under-23 Road Championships
1st   Time trial
4th Road race
1st   Team pursuit, National Track Championships
4th Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
9th Time trial, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
9th Chrono Champenois
9th Memorial Davide Fardelli
2012
1st   Time trial, Oceania Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Memorial Davide Fardelli
3rd   Time trial, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
4th Chrono Champenois
7th Overall Tour Alsace
2013
1st   Time trial, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
1st UCI Oceania Tour
Oceania Under-23 Road Championships
1st   Road race
1st   Time trial
National Under-23 Road Championships
1st   Time trial
2nd Road race
1st Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
2nd Chrono Champenois
3rd Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
1st Prologue
3rd Trofeo Banca Popolare di Vicenza
5th Giro del Belvedere
7th Gran Premio Palio del Recioto
2014
2nd   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
2015
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Overall Herald Sun Tour
2016
3rd Overall Herald Sun Tour
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
2017
1st   Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 1
9th GP Miguel Induráin
9th Pro Ötztaler 5500
2018
3rd Overall Herald Sun Tour
4th Overall Colorado Classic
2019
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
2nd Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 1b (TTT)
10th Overall Herald Sun Tour
2020
1st   Overall Czech Cycling Tour
1st Stages 1 (TTT) & 4
3rd Overall Herald Sun Tour
3rd Overall Tour de Hongrie

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
  Giro d'Italia 53 DNF
  Tour de France 88 DNF
  Vuelta a España 147 45 70 49
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Damien Howson". Mitchelton-SCOTT GreenEDGE Cycling.
  2. ^ "Beyond the Giro: Howson thrilled to support Chaves as super domestique". Cycling.
  3. ^ "Mitchelton-Scott finalise 25-rider roster for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Wins from January to October: Mitchelton-Scott men confirm roster and goals for 2020". Mitchelton–Scott. New Global Cycling Services. 11 December 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  5. ^ Drape, Julian (24 September 2013). "Damien Howson wins under-23 time trial world championship". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  7. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  8. ^ Woodpower, Zeb (5 February 2017). "Howson scrapes through another day of Sun Tour high drama". Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  9. ^ Woodpower, Zeb (27 June 2017). "Damien Howson ready for Tour de France debut". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 10 July 2018.

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