Cameron Meyer

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Cameron Meyer
Cameron Meyer 2011 Tour Down Under (cropped).jpg
Meyer at the 2011 Tour Down Under, a race he won overall.
Personal information
Full name Cameron Meyer
Born (1988-01-11) 11 January 1988 (age 26)
Perth, Australia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb; 10.9 st)
Team information
Current team Orica-GreenEDGE
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Time Trialist
Amateur team(s)
Midland CC
Professional team(s)
2009–2011
2012–
Garmin-Slipstream
GreenEDGE[1]
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 TTT stage (2013)
Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2014)

Stage races

Tour Down Under (2011)

One-day races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2010, 2011)
Infobox last updated on
2 June 2014

Cameron Meyer (born 11 January 1988) is an Australian professional racing cyclist, riding for UCI ProTeam Orica-GreenEDGE.[2] Born in Viveash, Western Australia, Meyer started cycling at the age of 13 in 2001 and first represented his country at the World Junior Track Championships in 2005. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[3]

Meyer won his first senior World Championship in the Points Race in Pruszków, Poland. In 2009 he was selected to ride the Giro d'Italia. He won the time-trial event at the 2010 Australian National Road Race Championships.

Meyer's younger brother Travis Meyer is also a professional racing cyclist, and was one of Orica-GreenEDGE's first signings alongside Cameron and fellow Australian Jack Bobridge.[4]

Career highlights[edit]

2005
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Junior National Madison Championships
2006
Junior World Track Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Individual pursuit
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Team pursuit
Junior National Track Championships
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Individual pursuit
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Points race
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Team pursuit
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Madison
2007
1st Overall Tour of Tasmania
1st Stages 2 & 5
1st Stage 3 Tour of Gippsland
2008
1st Los Angeles, Points race
1st Overall Tour of Japan
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Under-23 World Time Trial Championships
2009
World Track Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit
2010
World Track Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Points race
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Team pursuit
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison
Commonwealth Games
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team pursuit
1st Gold medal blank.svg Points race
1st Gold medal blank.svg Scratch race
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Tour of Oman
2011
World Track Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Points race
Oceania Track Championships
1st Gold medal blank.svg Madison
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team pursuit
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Madison Championships
Track World Cup
1st Gold medal blank.svg Madison
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team pursuit
1st Jersey orange.svg Overall Tour Down Under[5]
1st Jersey black.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 4
1st Overall Tour de Perth
2012
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Points race, World Track Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
3rd World Team Time Trial Championships
10th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
2013
1st Stage 4 (TTT) Tour de France
1st Oceania Road Race Championships
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Criterium Championships
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Circuit de la Sarthe
5th Overall Tour of California
5th Overall Tour of Turkey
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 1 (ITT)
2014
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 2 Tour de Suisse
4th National Road Race Championships
9th Overall Herald Sun Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Pink jersey Giro WD 137 136 WD
Yellow jersey Tour 130
red jersey Vuelta WD

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP

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