Matt Beckett

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Matt Beckett
Personal information
Full name Matthew Graham Beckett
Born (1973-07-13) July 13, 1973 (age 43)
Lancaster, England
Height 6 ft 4 12 in (194 cm)
Team information
Current team Cardiff JIF
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
Cardiff JIF
CC Abergavenny
Professional team(s)
1996 Giant
1997 PDM Sport
1998 Northern Foil/Deeside Cycles & Paul Donohue/North Wirral Velo
1999 Men's Health
2000 Angliasport
2005 Lifeforce
Major wins
  • 1999 Silver Spoon Premier Calendar 2 Day
  • 2005 L'Étape de la Déponce, 2 day stage race

Matt Beckett (born 13 July 1973[1]) is a Welsh former-professional cyclist who was born in Lancaster.[citation needed] He represented Wales in the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur.[citation needed] He was briefly one of the directors of Welsh Cycling in 2006.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

1998
2nd International Archer Grand Prix, Premier Calendar
2nd Lincoln Grand Prix, Premier Calendar
2nd Cliff Smith Memorial Road Race
1999
1st 27th Severn Bridge Road Race
1st Silver Spoon 2 day, Premier Calendar
1st Stage 1, Silver Spoon 2 day, Premier Calendar
2005
21st L'Étape de la Déponce, 2 day stage race
21st Points Race, L'Étape de la Déponce
21st Stage 1, L'Étape de la Déponce
22nd Stage 1, L'Étape de la Déponce
2006
34th Welsh National Road Race Championships[3]
2007
21st 'Presidents Trophy' Handicap Race
21st Race 1, Pembrey Criterium Series
21st Race 2, Pembrey Criterium Series
31st Race 1, South Wales Criterium Series
31st Race 2, South Wales Criterium Series
42nd Race 3, South Wales Criterium Series
2nd Race 1, CC Abergavenny Handicas series
93rd Noel Jones Memorial Road Race

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matthew Becket". Cycling Website. 
  2. ^ "All change at Welsh Cycling". Welsh Cycling. Archived from the original on March 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  3. ^ "Appleby wins Welsh Road Race Champs". Welsh Cycling. Retrieved 2009-04-04. [dead link]