O'Shea during the Glasgow event of the 2012–2013 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics season.
|Full name||Glenn O'Shea|
14 June 1989 |
Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia
|Discipline||Road and Track|
|Australian Institute of Sport
|Infobox last updated on
9 September 2013
Glenn O'Shea (born 14 June 1989 in Swan Hill, Victoria) is an Australian track cyclist who won the Omnium at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships. He was also a member of the Australian team that won silver in the team pursuit.
O'Shea briefly quit cycling as an under-23 in 2010 after contracting a severe case of glandular fever. However, after a representing the Australia in team pursuit and omnium in both the Worlds and the Olympics in 2012, he joined the An Post-Chain Reaction continental cycling team for 2013. A third place at Ronde de l'Oise, in which he celebrated a stage win and wore the leader's jersey led to interest from Garmin-Sharp for whom he rode in the 2013 World Ports Classic. Hoping for deal with Garmin in 2014, he will start the 2013 Tour of Britain as lead-out man for Steele Von Hoff.
- Cycling Weekly, O'Shea finds his way into Garmin, Thursday September 2013