Christopher Sutton (cyclist)

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Christopher Sutton
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Sutton at the 2011 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full name Christopher Sutton
Nickname CJ
Born (1984-09-10) 10 September 1984 (age 29)[1]
Caringbah, Sydney, Australia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Sky
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2005–2007
2008–2009
2010–
Cofidis
Slipstream-Chipotle
Team Sky
Major wins
Vuelta a España, 1 Stage
Giro d'Italia, 1 Stage TTT
Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne (2011)
Herald Sun Tour, 3 Stages
Cholet-Pays de Loire (2006)
Delta Tour Zeeland (2008)
Bay Classic Series (2010)
Infobox last updated on
4 January 2014

Christopher Sutton (born 10 September 1984) is professional cyclist from Australia, for UCI ProTour team Team Sky.[2]

Born in Caringbah, Sydney, New South Wales,[3] Sutton trained as a carpenter.[1] He is the son of NSW Institute of Sport's head cycling coach, Gary Sutton, and nephew of British Cycling track coach, Shane Sutton; both ex-professional cyclists.[4] He began cycling at the age of 11,[1] and turned professional in 2005, riding the UCI ProTour for the Cofidis team. For the 2008 season, Sutton signed with Slipstream-Chipotle, later renamed Garmin-Chipotle-H30. In 2010 he moved to the newly formed Team Sky. He currently lives in Sylvania, New South Wales.[3]

Major achievements[edit]

2003
1st Stage 5 Bay Classic Series
2004
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Points Race Championships
2005
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Under-23 National Road Race Championships
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Madison Championships
1st GP Liberazione Under-23
1st Coppa G. Romita
2006
1st Cholet-Pays de Loire
2007
1st Stage 4 Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
1st Châteauroux Classic de l'Indre Trophée Fenioux
1st Stage 1 Tour du Poitou Charentes
2008
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Delta Tour Zeeland
4th Overall Tour of Qatar
2009
2nd Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Stages 2, 3 & 4
2nd Overall Tour of Britain
1st Stage 1[5]
2010
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Bay Classic Series
1st Stage 3 Brixia Tour
1st Stage 6 Tour Down Under
2nd Down Under Classic
4th Commonwealth Games Road Race
2011
1st Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
1st Stage 2 Vuelta a España
3rd Overall Tour de Wallonie-Picarde
1st Stage 2
10th Paris–Bourges
2013
9th Le Samyn
9th RideLondon-Surrey Classic
2014
4th People's Choice Classic

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