Jay McCarthy

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Jay McCarthy
Grand départ 2017 076.jpg
McCarthy in 2017
Personal information
Full nameJay McCarthy
Born (1992-09-08) 8 September 1992 (age 28)
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typePuncheur
Professional teams
2011–2012Team Jayco-AIS
2013–2016Saxo–Tinkoff
2017–2020Bora–Hansgrohe[1][2]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Great Ocean Road Race (2018)

Jay McCarthy (born 8 September 1992) is an Australian racing cyclist,[3] who most recently rode for UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe.[4]

Career[edit]

He finished in 91st place in the 2014 Giro d'Italia. In 2015, McCarthy showed promise by reaping a third place in the overall classification of the Tour of Turkey thanks to good placings in the mountains.[5] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España[6] and the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[7] In October 2016 he was announced as a member of the Bora–Hansgrohe squad for 2017, with a focus on short stage races and punchy one day classics.[8] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[9]

Major results[edit]

2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Wellington
1st Stage 2
1st Prologue Tour de l'Avenir
2015
3rd Overall Tour of Turkey
2016
1st Stage 5 (TTT) Tour of Croatia
4th Overall Tour Down Under
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 2
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2017
3rd Overall Tour Down Under
9th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2018
1st Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
1st Stage 3 Tour of the Basque Country
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2019
8th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2020
5th Road race, National Road Championships
6th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 91 88 62
A yellow jersey Tour de France 94
A red jersey Vuelta a España 66 91 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With Christoph Pfingsten, BORA – hansgrohe completes its roster for 2019". Bora–Hansgrohe. Denk Pro Cycling GmbH & Co. KG. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  2. ^ Ryan, Barry (28 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Bora-Hansgrohe". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Jay McCarthy". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Where the WorldTour Aussies are heading in 2021". Cycling Central. Special Broadcasting Service. 16 November 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  5. ^ Stephen Puddicombe (3 May 2015). "Durasek wins Tour of Turkey as Mas pips Cavendish on final stage". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media Sports & Leisure network. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  7. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  8. ^ "Bora-Hansgrohe finalise 2017 roster with McCarthy, Pelucchi and Saramotins signings". cyclingnews.com. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  9. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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