Matthew Lloyd (cyclist)

Matthew Lloyd (born 24 May 1983) is a retired Australian professional road bicycle racer, who last rode for the Jelly Belly–Maxxis team.[2] Lloyd is the first Australian cyclist to win a King of the Mountains competition in a grand tour. He turned professional in 2007 with the Predictor-Lotto team, after riding for the team. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[3]

Matthew Lloyd
Matthew Lloyd LBL2008 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full nameMatthew Lloyd
Born (1983-05-24) 24 May 1983 (age 36)
Melbourne, Australia
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Rider typeClimbing specialist
Professional team(s)
2014Jelly Belly–Maxxis
Major wins
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage
Mountains classification (2010)
National Road Race Championships (2008)
Tour of Wellington (2005)

Lloyd was released by Omega Pharma-Lotto in April 2011 for "behavioural reasons" rather than a drug problem.[4]

Lloyd signed a two-year deal with Lampre–ISD in November 2011.[5]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit


1st Stage 12 Herald Sun Tour
1st   Under-23 National Criterium Championships
1st   Overall Tour of Wellington
1st Stage 5
3rd Grafton–Inverall
1st Stage 1 Tour of Japan
1st Stage 5 Herald Sun Tour
1st   Mountains classification
1st Trofeo Alcide De Gasperi
1st Stage 5 Tour of Wellington
1st Stage 3 Rhonde de Soulore-Oubisque
3rd Overall Baby Giro
4th Overall Tour Down Under
1st   National Road Race Championships
4th Giro dell'Emilia
7th Overall Settimana Coppi e Bartali
6th National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 6 Giro d'Italia
1st   Mountains classification
2nd National Road Race Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  Giro d'Italia 61 30 50 70
  Tour de France 46 47 DNF
  Vuelta a España DNF 50
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Lampre-Merida (LAM) – ITA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  2. ^ Weislo, Laura (6 January 2014). "Matthew Lloyd returns with Jelly Belly". Future plc. Retrieved 24 April 2014.
  3. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Farrand, Stephen (14 April 2011). "Omega Pharma-Lotto release Matt Lloyd". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  5. ^ "Lloyd signs for Lampre-ISD". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 18 November 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
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External linksEdit

  Media related to Matthew Lloyd at Wikimedia Commons