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Gracie Elvin (born 31 October 1988) is an Australian racing cyclist, former mountain bike racer, and two time Australian road champion.

Gracie Elvin
Women's road race - Rio 2016 (29037246906).jpg
Gracie Elvin at the 2016 Rio Olympics Road Race
Personal information
Nickname G[1]
Born (1988-10-31) 31 October 1988 (age 29)
Canberra, Australia[2]
Team information
Current team Mitchelton–Scott
Discipline Road[1]
Mountain bike racing
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder[3]
Classics specialist
Cross-country cycling
Amateur team(s)
2012 Jayco-AIS
Professional team(s)
2012 Faren–Honda Team
2013- Orica–AIS[4]

She competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics road race for Australia where her fellow professional Orica-AIS team mate, Annemiek van Vleuten, racing for The Netherlands, suffered a horrible crash.[5]

Elvin came 2nd in the 2017 edition of the Women's Tour of Flanders, which was her biggest career result to date and made her the first Australian Woman to podium at the Tour of Flanders since the race started in 2004.[6]

Elvin represented Australia in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and has been selected for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.[7][8]

She competed in the 2013 UCI women's road race in Florence[9] as well as UCI women's world championships in Richmond (USA) 2015, Doha (Qatar) 2016 and Bergen (Norway) 2017[10]

Elvin is married to former professional racer and now coach Stuart Shaw.[11]


Major resultsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "HPU > Rider Profiles > Female". Cycling Australia. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Gracie Elvin". Glasgow 2014. Retrieved 9 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gracie Elvin". GreenEDGE-AIS. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Gracie Elvin". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 19 December 2014. 
  5. ^ Lane, Samantha (2016-08-08). "Rio Olympic Games: Gracie Elvin's message for fallen teammate". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 
  6. ^ "Elvin takes second at Tour of Flanders". SBS News. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 
  7. ^ CyclingTips. "The ups and downs of selection for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games | CyclingTips". Retrieved 2018-03-13. 
  8. ^ "Australia names 36-rider squad for 2018 Commonwealth Games |". Retrieved 2018-03-13. 
  9. ^ "Final Results / Résultats finaux: Road Race Women Elite / Course en ligne femmes élite" (PDF). Sport Result. Tissot Timing. 28 September 2013. Retrieved 28 September 2013. 
  10. ^ "Preview: racing for rainbows - women's road race". Cycling. Retrieved 2018-03-13. 
  11. ^ "Gracie Elvin Profile". Australian Cycling. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Lepistö wins Women's Dwars door Vlaanderene". 23 March 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 
  13. ^ "Elvin becomes the first Australian female to podium at the Tour of Flanders". Orica-Scott. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 25 April 2017. 

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