Jonathan Clay, better known as Jonny Clay (born 26 June 1963)[1] is a British former professional track and road racing cyclist. A silver medalist in the individual pursuit at the 1998 Commonwealth Games,[2] Clay was also part of the team pursuit line up which took the bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.

Jonny Clay
Personal information
Full nameJonathan Clay
Born (1963-06-26) 26 June 1963 (age 58)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
 England
Team information
DisciplineTrack & Road
RoleRider
Professional teams
1986Raleigh - Weinmann
1987Raleigh - Banana
1988P.M.S. - Dawes
1989Raleigh - Banana
1990-1991Banana Falcon
1992Banana Met Helmets
1993-1995Orange
1998Brite Voice
1999Linda McCartney Racing Team

After retiring from competitive cycling in 2000, he was appointed British Cycling’s Regional Talent Manager for the North East. In 2004 he took over management of the membership department before being appointed Cycle Sport and Membership Director of British Cycling in 2009.[3]

A winner of several Premier Calendar events, he now helps to organise some of the races.[4] Clay is also a committee member for the Dave Rayner fund, which assists young cyclists to race on the continent, and hopefully, turn professional.[5]

PalmarèsEdit

1986
2nd Amateur British National Road Race Championships
2nd Overall, Premier Calendar series
1st Tour of the Peaks
21st World Amateur Road Race Championships (Colorado Springs USA)

1988

7th overall 'Milk Race' Tour of Britain
1995
1st Professional British National Circuit Race Championships
1996
3rd British National Circuit Race Championships
1997
3rd Overall, Premier Calendar series
3rd British National Time Trial Championships
4th Lincoln International Grand Prix
1998
2nd Individual pursuit, 1998 Commonwealth Games
1st   British National Madison Championships (with Rob Hayles)
2nd Overall, Premier Calendar series
3rd Pursuit, British National Track Championships
1999
2nd British National Madison Championships (with Russell Downing)
2000
2nd Team Pursuit, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
3rd Team pursuit, 2000 Summer Olympics
2nd British National Road Race Championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "British Olympic Association profile".
  2. ^ "Athlete search". Commonwealth Games Federation.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "British Cycling Senior Management Team". British Cycling.
  4. ^ "Otley Town Centre Races 2008". British Cycling. Archived from the original on 4 July 2008.
  5. ^ "Dave Rayner Fund Dinner Photos". British Cycling. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008.

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