Morgan Kneisky

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Morgan Kneisky
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 338.JPG
Personal information
Born (1987-08-31) 31 August 1987 (age 29)
Besançon, France
Team information
Current team Team Raleigh–GAC
Discipline Track and road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2008–2009 Chambéry Cyclisme Formation
Professional team(s)
2010–2013 Roubaix–Lille Métropole
2014– Team Raleigh

Morgan Kneisky (born 31 August 1987) is a French track and road racing cyclist. He is a member of Team Raleigh–GAC, and a three-time World Track Cycling Champion.

Biography[edit]

Morgan Kneisky began cycling as a youngster, when he joined the Amicale Cycliste Bisontine. In 2008, he joined the Chambéry Cyclisme Formation, a team in the top national division. That year, he won the Tour de Moselle.[1] In 2009, Kneisky participated in his first Track Cycling World Championships, and came away with the Scratch race title. He has subsequently won two more world titles in the Madison at the 2013 and 2015 World Championships.

Kneisky signed with the British-based Team Raleigh for the 2014 season.[2]

Major results[edit]

Track[edit]

2009
1st Scratch Race, World Championships
National Championships
1st Scratch
1st Madison (with Kevin Fouache)
2010
1st Points race, National Championships
2013
1st Madison, World Championships (with Vivien Brisse)[3]
2015
1st Madison, World Championships (with Bryan Coquard)[4]

Road[edit]

2008
1st Overall Tour de Moselle
1st Stage 1
2012
1st Stage 3 Boucles de la Mayenne
2013
8th Overall Ronde de l'Oise
2014
1st Stafford GP[5]
5th Ryedale Grand Prix[6]
8th Eddie Soens Memorial[7]
9th Wales Open Criterium[8]
10th Circuit of the Fens[9]
2015
1st Overall points standings, Tour Series[10]
2nd Stafford Kermesse[11]
3rd Chorley Grand Prix[12]
3rd Stafford GP[13]
4th Otley Grand Prix[14]
5th Eddie Soens Memorial[15]
6th Velothon Wales

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KNEISKY Morgan" (in French). chamberycyclismeformation.com. 26 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Team Raleigh 2014" (PDF). Raleigh Bicycle Company. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hammer wraps up sixth world title with Omnium victory". cyclingnews.com. 2 February 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Track Worlds: Australia's Edmondson wins omnium, Meares wins keirin". cyclingnews.com. 25 February 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Whitehouse, Andy (2 August 2014). "Morgan Kneisky (Team Raleigh) wins 2014 Stafford Grand Prix". British Cycling. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  6. ^ "The Ryedale Grand Prix inc The Peter Longbottom Memorial". British Cycling. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "53rd Eddie Soens Memorial Cycle Race". British Cycling. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Whitehouse, Andy (30 July 2014). "Graham Briggs (Rapha Condor) wins Wales Open Criterium, while Alex Blain (Team Raleigh) wins overall series". British Cycling. Retrieved 5 August 2014. 
  9. ^ Whitehouse, Andy (27 July 2014). "Adam Blythe (NFTO Pro Cycling) wins the 2014 Vericool for Schools Circuit of the Fens". British Cycling. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "Pearl Izumi Tour Series: Round 10 -- Bath: Chain Reaction Cycles Points Competition" (PDF). Tour Series. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  11. ^ Wynn, Nigel; Jones, Andy (6 July 2015). "Gabriel Cullaigh wins Stafford Kermesse (video and photos)". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  12. ^ "Ian Bibby wins Chorley Grand Prix". Cycling Weekly. 4 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  13. ^ "Stafford Grand Prix victory for One Pro Cycling's Jon Mould in Elite Circuit Series". British Cycling. 3 July 2015. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  14. ^ Wynn, Nigel; Jones, Andy (2 July 2015). "Dan McLay and Annasley Park win Otley Grand Pix races (video)". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  15. ^ "Peter Williams wins Eddie Soens as One Pro Cycling continue to dominate". Cycling Weekly. 7 March 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 

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