Zachary Bell

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Zachary "Zach" Bell (born November 14, 1982) is a Canadian former professional racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2005 and 2015 for the Jet Fuel Coffee–Sympatico, Rite Aid Pro Cycling, Symmetrics, Kelly Benefit Strategies, SpiderTech–C10, Champion System, and Team SmartStop teams.[1] Born in Whitehorse, Yukon, Bell resides in Watson Lake, Yukon, and now works as a directeur sportif for UCI Women's Team Rally Cycling.[2]

Zachary Bell
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Personal information
Full nameZachary Bell
NicknameZach
Born (1982-11-14) November 14, 1982 (age 39)
Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11.5 st)
Team information
Current teamRally Cycling
Disciplines
  • Track
  • Road
Role
Rider type
  • Endurance (track)
  • Sprinter (road)
Professional teams
2005Jet Fuel Coffee–Sympatico
2006Rite Aid Pro Cycling
2007–2008Symmetrics
2009–2010Kelly Benefit Strategies
2011–2012SpiderTech–C10
2013Champion System
2014–2015Team SmartStop
Managerial teams
2016–Rally Cycling (women)
2018–2019Rally Cycling (men)
Major wins
UCI Track Cycling World Cup – Omnium (2010–2011)
National Road Race Championships (2013)
Medal record

CareerEdit

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Bell finished 7th in the men's points race and 12th in the men's madison (cycling).[3] He finished 2nd in the men's omnium at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Melbourne.[4] Later that year, Bell finished 8th in the men's omnium at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[5]

Major resultsEdit

2003
1st Stage 1 Tour de Delta
2004
2nd Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
2005
1st Stampede Road Race
2006
1st Stage 7 Tour of Shenandoah
2007
1st Overall Tour de Delta
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Burnaby Six Days
Tour de Bowness
1st Criterium
1st Hill Climb
Vuelta a El Salvador
1st Stages 4 & 7
1st Stage 2 Tour de White Rock
2nd Scratch, 2007–08 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Sydney
2nd   Time trial, Pan American Road Championships
National Road Championships
2nd Criterium
3rd Time trial
2008
Pan American Road and Track Championships
1st   Madison
1st   Omnium
5th Time trial
1st Burnaby Six Days
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
2009
1st Overall Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
2nd   Omnium, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
6th Overall Tour of Thailand
2010
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
Commonwealth Games
3rd   Scratch
7th Time trial
2011
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
2012
2nd   Omnium, UCI Track Cycling World Championships
2013
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
3rd Time trial
1st Stage 4 Tour de Taiwan
1st Stage 6 Tour de Korea
2014
1st Bucks County Classic
3rd Winston-Salem Cycling Classic
2015
8th Overall Vuelta a la Independencia Nacional

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Malach, Pat (November 7, 2013). "Team SmartStop unveils re-vamped roster for 2014". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved December 23, 2013. New signings for the UCI Continental team next season include Canadian national road race champion Zach Bell, who won stages at the Tour of Korea and Tour of Taiwan in 2013 while riding for Champion System, and former Bissell rider Mike Torckler, who won the mountains classification at the 2013 Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah.
  2. ^ "North American team Rallying for Santos WTDU debut". Tour Down Under. Events South Australia. December 21, 2018. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  3. ^ "Olympics Fan Guide, Zach Bell". www.espn.go.com. 2008.
  4. ^ "Canada's Zach Bell wins silver at world track cycling championships". www.theglobeandmail.com. April 6, 2012. Retrieved September 21, 2012.
  5. ^ "Canada's Zach Bell places 8th in men's omnium". www.cbc.ca. August 5, 2012. Retrieved September 21, 2012.

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