John Murphy (cyclist)

John Murphy (born December 15, 1984) is an American professional cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Rally Cycling.[5]

John Murphy
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Murphy at the 2017 Tour of Alberta
Personal information
Born (1984-12-15) December 15, 1984 (age 35)
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current teamRally Cycling
DisciplineRoad
RoleSprinter
Amateur team
2004Jittery Joe's
Professional teams
2006–2009Health Net–Maxxis
2010–2011BMC Racing Team[1]
2012Kenda–5-hour Energy
2013–2016UnitedHealthcare[2]
2017–2018Holowesko Citadel Racing Team[3]
2019–Rally UHC Cycling[4]

In 2010 he has competed at (amongst others) the Gent–Wevelgem[6] and the 93rd Giro d'Italia. In 2009 he became the United States National Criterium Champion. In 2012, Murphy signed a contract with the Kenda–5-hour Energy team.[7]

Following the 2016 season, it was announced that Murphy would join fellow UnitedHealthcare member Tyler Magner at Holowesko Citadel Racing Team for the 2017 season.[8]

Major resultsEdit

2008
1st   Overall Tour de Taiwan
1st Points classification
1st Stage 4 Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
2nd Overall Nature Valley Grand Prix
2009
1st   National Criterium Championships
2010
6th Nokere Koerse
2011
6th Omloop van het Houtland
6th ProRace Berlin
2012
2nd Overall Tour of Elk Grove
5th Philadelphia International Championship
10th Tour of the Battenkill
2013
3rd Overall Tour of Elk Grove
2014
1st   Mountains classification Danmark Rundt
2015
1st   Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
1st Points classification
1st Stages 2 & 3
1st Stage 7 USA Pro Cycling Challenge
2016
1st Stage 3 Tour de Langkawi
1st Stage 4 Herald Sun Tour
9th Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
2017
1st White Spot / Delta Road Race
1st Stage 1 Colorado Classic
1st Stage 4 Tour of Utah
2018
1st Stage 1 Circuit des Ardennes
9th Overall Tour de Normandie

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ BMC Racing Team Profile[permanent dead link], BMC Racing Team
  2. ^ "UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team (UHC) - USA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on January 7, 2014. Retrieved February 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "Holowesko-Citadel gets Pro Conti nod from UCI". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. November 28, 2017. Retrieved January 25, 2018.
  4. ^ Soladay, Tom. "2019 men's and women's rosters". Rally UHC Cycling. Circuit Sport. Archived from the original on January 22, 2019. Retrieved January 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "Rally Cycling". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on January 8, 2020. Retrieved January 9, 2020.
  6. ^ 2010 Gent-Wevelgem participants, Gent–Wevelgem website.
  7. ^ Frattini, Kirsten (September 28, 2011). "Murphy signs two-year deal with Kenda/5-hour Energy". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved January 1, 2012.
  8. ^ Malach, Pat; Frattini, Kirsten (September 20, 2016). "Holowesko-Citadel adds Murphy, Magner, Eisenhart and Companioni for 2017". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved January 25, 2018.

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