Gary Sutton

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Gary Sutton
Personal information
Full name Gary Sutton
Born (1955-03-27) 27 March 1955 (age 61)
Moree, New South Wales, Australia
Team information
Discipline Track & Road
Role Rider, Coach
Professional team(s)
1982 Termolan - Galli
1983 Termolan - Galli - Ciocc
1984 Clarence St. Cyclery
1985 Spenco - Gazelle
1989 PMS - Falcon
Major wins

Gold medal blank.svg Commonwealth Games Team Pursuit Gold Medal - 1978.

Amateur World Points Race Champion - 1980.

Gary Sutton (born 27 March 1955) is Cycling Australia's head Women's Track Endurance cycling coach and a former professional racing cyclist. In 1980, Sutton became the amateur World Champion in the Points Race.

Sutton was born in Moree, New South Wales. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1] He was one of the four men to win gold for Australia at the 1978 Commonwealth Games along with his brother, Shane Sutton, who is currently National Technical Director for British Cycling. Gary is also the father of Christopher Sutton, a professional racing cyclist with Team Sky.

Sutton partnered Hugh Porter as the BBC's commentary team for the cycling events at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Palmarès[edit]

1974
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Pursuit, Commonwealth Games
1978
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team Pursuit Commonwealth Games (with Colin Fitzgerald, Kevin Nichols and Shane Sutton)
1980
1st Prologue, GP Wilhelm Tell
1st Gold medal blank.svg Amateur Points Race 1980 Track Cycling World Championships
1982
8th Ronde van Midden-Zeeland
1st and fastest time Goulburn to Sydney Classic[2]
1983
1st Bendigo International Madison with Shane Sutton
1984
1st Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 3, Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 6, Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 9, Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 18, Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 3, Yorkshire Classic (Harrogate)
1st Whitby
4th Newport, East Riding of Yorkshire
5th Yorkshire Classic (Harrogate)

1990

9th Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 14, Herald Sun Tour

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garry Sutton Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 1 August 2015. Retrieved 28 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "Goulburn to Sydney - Professional" (PDF). Cycling NSW. 

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