Josh Edmondson

Joshua Thomas "Josh" Edmondson (born 6 July 1992) is a British road racing cyclist, who currently rides for British amateur team Crimson Orientation Marketing RT.[2] Earlier in his career, Edmondson rode for UCI World Tour squad Team Sky in 2013 and 2014.[3]

Josh Edmondson
Team Sky Tour of Britain 2013 Moretonhampstead Wiggins.JPG
Edmondson (front) at the 2013 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Full nameJoshua Thomas Edmondson
Born (1992-07-06) 6 July 1992 (age 27)
Leeds, United Kingdom
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Weight63 kg (139 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamCrimson Orientation Marketing RT
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur teams
2010Motorpoint–Marshalls Pasta
2011–2012Team Colpack
2020–Crimson Orientation Marketing RT
Professional teams
2013–2014Team Sky
2015An Post–Chain Reaction
2016NFTO

CareerEdit

He earned his Sky contract by impressing in the 2012 Tour of Britain going on the attack in the race's queen stage. He is a climber and was seen as a possible future prospect in Grand Tours. After two seasons with Sky his contract was not renewed at the end of 2014. In March 2015 he announced that we would join An Post–Chain Reaction for the remainder of the 2015 season.[4]

Major resultsEdit

2009
1st Stage 1 Grand Prix Rüebliland
3rd Overall Junior Tour of Wales
2010
1st Overall Isle of Man Youth Tour
1st Stage 2
3rd Overall Junior Tour of Wales
1st   Mountains classification
4th Road race, UCI Junior Road World Championships
2012
3rd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
10th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
2013
9th Japan Cup
2014
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2015
1st   Overall Ronde de l'Oise
1st Stage 4
2nd Overall An Post Rás
6th Overall Tour d'Azerbaïdjan
1st Stage 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Pro Cycling | Team | Josh Edmondson". Team Sky. 6 July 1992. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Crimson tide: Matt Hallam interview and 2020 squad reveal". British Conti. The British Continental. 21 February 2020. Retrieved 10 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Josh Edmondson signs for Team Sky | Latest News". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  4. ^ Wynn, Nigel (11 March 2015). "Josh Edmondson signs for An Post-Chain Reaction team". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 11 March 2015.

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