Scott Davies (cyclist)

Scott Davies (born 5 August 1995) is a Welsh racing cyclist who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Bahrain Victorious.[6]

Scott Davies
2019 Tour of Austria – 3rd stage 20190608 (02).jpg
Davies at the 2019 Tour of Austria
Personal information
Full nameScott Davies
Born (1995-08-05) 5 August 1995 (age 26)
Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, Wales[1]
Height6 ft 0 in (183 cm)[1]
Weight68 kg (150 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamTeam Bahrain Victorious
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider typeEndurance
Amateur teams
2009–2010Towy Riders
2011Towy Racing Cycle Club
2012M&D Cycles
2015Team 100% ME
Professional teams
2013Team USN[2]
2014Madison Genesis
2016–2017WIGGINS
2018–2019Team Dimension Data[3][4]
2020–Bahrain–McLaren[5]

BiographyEdit

Born in Carmarthen, Davies attended Bro Myrddin Welsh Comprehensive School (Welsh: Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bro Myrddin). Davies represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, 2014.[7]

He was named as a member of the WIGGINS team squad for the 2016 season.[8] In May 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Giro d'Italia.[9] In October 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Vuelta a España.[10]

Major resultsEdit

2012
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2013
1st   Overall Junior Tour of Wales
1st Stage 1 (ITT)
2nd Overall Giro della Lunigiana
7th Road race, UCI Junior Road World Championships
2014
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
10th Road race, Commonwealth Games
2015
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
6th Overall Flèche du Sud
1st Young rider classification
10th Overall Herald Sun Tour
2016
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Overall Tour Alsace
4th Duo Normand (with Jonathan Dibben)
6th Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
6th Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers
9th Overall Ronde de l'Isard
1st Stage 4
9th Overall Tour of Croatia
2017
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
4th Overall Giro Ciclistico d'Italia
5th Overall Tour Alsace
10th Time trial, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2019 2020
  Giro d'Italia 118
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España 111

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Scott Davies Profile". 2014 Commonwealth Games. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Rakings". British Cycling. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  3. ^ "Dimension Data sign British talent Scott Davies". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 28 September 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Dimension Data finalise 2019 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  5. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (26 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Bahrain McLaren". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Bahrain Victorious". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Commonwealth Games 2014: Olympic champion Geraint Thomas and world sprint star Becky James head up Welsh cycling team for Glasgow". Wales Online. 9 July 2014.
  8. ^ "20 riders for Team WIGGINS in 2016". cyclingnews.com. 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  9. ^ "2019: 102nd Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  10. ^ "75th La Vuelta ciclista a España: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 19 October 2020.

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