Chris Lillywhite

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Chris Lillywhite
Personal information
Full name Christopher John Lillywhite
Born (1966-06-15) June 15, 1966 (age 50)
East Molesey, England, United Kingdom
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1987 Lycra-Halfords
1988-1989 Raleigh-Banana
1990-1991 Banana-Falcon
1992 Banana-Met Helmets
1993 Banana
1994 Foremost Contractors
1995 Karrimore-Mongoose
1996-1998 Individuele sponsor
1999 Linda McCartney Racing Team[1]
Major wins
1993 Milk Race winner

Chris Lillywhite (born 15 June 1966)[2] is an English competitive cyclist from East Molesey, Surrey.[3] He won the Milk Race in 1993, and has competed on the continent. He was a professional rider between 1987 and 1999.[1] Lillywhite represented England at the 1984, 1994 and 1998 Commonwealth Games; he was disqualified from medal contention when it was found he illegally took hold of Australian competitor, Grant Rice's riding shorts and pulled him back on the sprint to the finishing line in the men's road race in Victoria Canada, 1994.[4]

Palmarès[edit]

1983
3rd National junior road race series[5]
1984
1st National junior road race series[5]
1986
7th Milk Race
1987
2nd British National Circuit Race Championships
11th FBD Milk Ras
1988
3rd British National Road Race Championships
1989
3rd British National Circuit Race Championships
1990
3rd Grand Prix of Wales
8th Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 3, Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 12, Herald Sun Tour
1992
1st Stage 5, Milk Race
1993
1st Milk Race
1st British National Circuit Race Championships
4th British National Road Race Championships
2nd Overall, Premier Calendar series
1994
1st Tom Simpson Memorial RR
3rd Overall, Premier Calendar series
4th Commonwealth Games Road Race
1995
3rd British National Road Race Championships
3rd British National Circuit Race Championships
2nd Commonwealth Bank Classic
1st Stage 6, Commonwealth Bank Classic
3rd Overall, Premier Calendar series
1st Tour of Lancashire
1st Stage 3, Tour of Lancashire
1st Thwaites Grand Prix
1996
1st Stage 5, Tour de la Suisse Orientale
3rd Overall, Premier Calendar series
1997
1st Tom Simpson Memorial RR
4th Commonwealth Bank Classic
1st Stage 2, Commonwealth Bank Classic
1998
1st Lincoln International GP
1999
1st King of the Mountains, Five Valleys Road Race
2nd Stage 4, VicHealth Herald Sun Tour
3rd Stage 2, East Riding of Yorkshire Classic
3rd Five Valleys Road Race
3rd British National Circuit Race Championships
4th Lancaster - Hertford Grand Prix
5th Stage 4, Tour of Slovenia

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chris Lillywhite". Cycling Website. Archived from the original on 2012-05-04. 
  2. ^ "Chris Lillywhite". Cycle Base. 
  3. ^ "Chris Lillywhite". Linda McCartney Racing Team. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. 
  4. ^ "Athlete Performance: Chris Lillywhite". The Commonwealth Games Federation. 
  5. ^ a b "Junior National Series Winners". British Cycling. Retrieved 2008-12-18. [dead link]