Damien Howson

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Damien Howson
Damien Howson TA 2013 (Cropping).jpg
Howson at the 2013 Tour de l'Avenir
Personal information
Full nameDamien Howson
Born (1992-08-13) 13 August 1992 (age 26)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Team information
Current teamMitchelton–Scott
Rider typeAll-rounder[1]
Amateur team(s)
2011–2012Team Jayco-AIS
Professional team(s)
Major wins
Stage races
Herald Sun Tour (2017)

Damien Howson (born 13 August 1992) is an Australian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Mitchelton–Scott.[3]


He won the world under-23 time trial in 2013, as well as the Oceania Cycling Championships under-23 time trial and road race.[4] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España[5] and the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[6] In 2017 he won the 64th edition of the Herald Sun Tour.[7] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[8]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Oceania Under–23 Road Championships
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Time trial
4th Road race
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Team pursuit, National Track Championships
4th Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
9th Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
9th Chrono Champenois
9th Memorial Davide Fardelli
1st UCI Oceania Tour
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Time trial, Oceania Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Memorial Davide Fardelli
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
4th Chrono Champenois
7th Overall Tour Alsace
1st Jersey rainbow chrono.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
Oceania Under–23 Road Championships
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Road race
1st OceaniaChampionJersey.png Time trial
National Under–23 Road Championships
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG Time trial
2nd Road race
2nd Chrono Champenois
3rd Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt
1st Prologue
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Overall Herald Sun Tour
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 1
9th GP Miguel Indurain
9th Pro Ötztaler 5500
3rd Overall Herald Sun Tour
4th Overall Colorado Classic
10th Overall Herald Sun Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 53
A yellow jersey Tour de France 88 DNF
A red jersey Vuelta a España 147 45 70
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b http://www.greenedgecycling.com/team/damien-howson
  2. ^ http://www.sbs.com.au/cyclingcentral/article/2016/05/31/beyond-giro-howson-thrilled-support-chaves-super-domestique
  3. ^ "Mitchelton-Scott finalise 25-rider roster for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. ^ Drape, Julian (24 September 2013). "Damien Howson wins under-23 time trial world championship". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  5. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  6. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Howson scrapes through another day of Sun Tour high drama". 5 February 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  8. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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