Aaron Gate

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Aaron Gate
Huldenberg - Druivenkoers Overijse, 27 augustus 2014, vertrek (B093).JPG
Gate in 2014.
Personal information
Born (1990-11-26) 26 November 1990 (age 28)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height1.8 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current teamEvoPro Racing
DisciplineTrack, road
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2013–2016An Post–Chain Reaction
2017–2018Aqua Blue Sport
2019–EvoPro Racing

Aaron Gate (born 26 November 1990)[1] is a New Zealand racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Continental team EvoPro Racing.[2]

He won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the team pursuit event with teammates Sam Bewley, Marc Ryan, Jesse Sergent and Westley Gough.[3] On 24 February 2013 in Belarus, Gate won the world championship title in the omnium event. Alongside Pieter Bulling, Regan Gough, and Dylan Kennett, he came fourth in the men's team pursuit at the 2016 Rio Olympics, being beaten by Denmark to the bronze medal.[4] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España.[5]

Major results[edit]

2012
1st Stage 5 Tour of Wellington
3rd Bronze medal olympic.svg Team pursuit, Olympic Games
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Track World Championships
2013
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Omnium, UCI Track World Championships
2014
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Track World Championships
2015
An Post Rás
1st Stages 2 & 5
2016
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Southland
1st Stage 5
1st Stage 6 An Post Rás
2017
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Omnium, UCI Track World Championships
2018
1st Jersey white dots on red.svg Mountains classification Tour of Austria
2019
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall New Zealand Cycle Classic
1st Stage 1
1st Stage 1 Belgrade–Banja Luka
5th Overall Circuit des Ardennes

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 140
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Aaron Gate". London2012.com. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
  2. ^ "2018 rider roster and first races confirmed". Aqua Blue Sport. Aqua Blue Sport Limited. 1 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  3. ^ Devlin, Colette (6 August 2012). "Pursuit team won a medal for Mark". The Southland Times.
  4. ^ Geenty, Mark (13 August 2016). "Rio Olympics 2016: Odd shaped track stymies New Zealand pursuit team". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  5. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.

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