Marc Ryan

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Marc Ryan
Personal information
NicknameDream
Born (1982-10-14) 14 October 1982 (age 36)
Timaru, New Zealand
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
Team information
Current teamMarco Polo Cycling–Donckers Koffie
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider typeEndurance
Amateur team(s)
2004–2005Samsung New Zealand
2004–2007Trek-Zookeepers Cafe
2007Mitchelton Wines
2007–2009Colourplus
Professional team(s)
2011–2012Marco Polo
2014Cibel

Marc Ryan (born 14 October 1982) is a New Zealand racing cyclist.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Ryan won the bronze medal as part of the New Zealand team in team pursuit, together with Sam Bewley, Hayden Roulston, and Jesse Sergent.[2][3][4]

At the 2009–2010 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics in Melbourne, Ryan and Thomas Scully won the Men's Madison in a time of 44 minutes, 33 seconds, at an average speed of 53.9 km per hour. Second place went to the German riders, Robert Bengsch and Marcel Kalz, and third place to Ukraine.

At the 2012 London Olympics Ryan again won a bronze medal in the team pursuit, together with Jesse Sergent, Sam Bewley, Westley Gough and Aaron Gate.[3]

Major results[edit]

2008
4th Prologue Tour of Southland
2009
4th Tour of Southland
1st Stage 1 TTT
2nd Stage 7
2010
3rd National Time Trial Championships
2012
2nd Prologue Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marc Ryan". Beijing Olympics. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 18 August 2008.
  2. ^ Bingham, Eugene (18 August 2008). "Cycling: I'm not finished yet, says Roulston". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 August 2008.
  3. ^ a b Marc Ryan. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ Marc Ryan at Cycling Archives