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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 name Jonathan Clay
Born (1963-06-26) 26 June 1963 (age 55)
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Team information
Discipline Track & Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1986 Raleigh - Weinmann
1987 Raleigh - Banana
1988 P.M.S. - Dawes
1989 Raleigh - Banana
1990-1991 Banana Falcon
1992 Banana Met Helmets
1993-1995 Orange
1998 Brite Voice
1999 Linda 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]



  1. ^ "British Olympic Association profile".
  2. ^ "Athlete search". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  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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