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 31)[1]
Caringbah, Sydney, Australia
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2005–2007 Cofidis
2008–2009 Slipstream–Chipotle
2010–2015 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, who previously rode [2] for UCI ProTour team Team Sky.[3]

Born in Caringbah, Sydney, New South Wales,[4] 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.[5] 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, departing at the end of the 2015 season. He currently lives in Sylvania, New South Wales.[4]

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[6]
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
1st Japan Cup Criterium
4th People's Choice Classic

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