Neil Martin (cyclist)

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Neil Martin
Personal information
Full nameNeil Martin
Born (1960-04-01) 1 April 1960 (age 60)
Birmingham, England
Team information
Current teamCycling Ireland
DisciplineRoad
Role
Rider typeClimbing specialist[1]
Amateur team
1979Athletic Club de Boulogne-Billancourt[1]
Professional teams
1985–1987Percy Bilton[2]
1988Emmelle–MBK[2]
Managerial teams
2015SEG Racing
2016–2017An Post–Chain Reaction
2018–Cycling Ireland

Neil Martin (born 1 April 1960) is a British former cyclist. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics and the 1984 Summer Olympics.[3] He now works as a team manager for under-23 cyclists within Cycling Ireland's High Performance Unit.[4]

His father, Vic, competed in grass track racing on weekends whilst working for GEC as an electrical engineer.[1] He is the father of Dan Martin, and related by marriage to Stephen Roche and Nicolas Roche, all fellow racing cyclists.[5] Martin joined the new SEG Racing team in 2015 as a directeur sportif.[6] He moved across to An Post–Chain Reaction in 2016 to take up the same role, staying with the team in 2017.[7]

Major results[edit]

1978
3rd Overall Drei Etappen Rundfahrt Frankfurt[2]
1979
1st Grand Prix Des Issambres[1]
1980
1st Stage 2 Rás Tailteann[1]
2nd Road race, National Amateur Road Championships[2]
2nd Overall Whittingham Homes Two Day[2]
8th Overall Tour of Britain[1]
1982
1st Overall Flèche du Sud[2]
1st Mountains classification Tour of Scotland[2]
1983
1st Stage 6b Tour of Britain[2]
1984
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Road race, National Amateur Road Championships[2]
1st Lincoln Grand Prix[2]
3rd Overall Star Trophy[2]
1985
3rd Overall Beverley – White Rose Two Day[2]
3rd Shrewsbury GP
1986
1st Stage 5 Tour of Britain[2]
1st Tour of Delyn[2]
1987
1st Saltburn Classic[1]
1988
1st Stage 3 Tour of Wales[2]
1991
1st Stage 3 Girvan – Easter Three Day[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Kimmage, Paul (23 June 2015). "Cycling: Upholding his family's values". independent.ie. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Neil Martin". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Neil Martin Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  4. ^ Hickmott, Larry (12 April 2020). "Lockdown Q&A with Neil Martin". VeloUK. LH Publishing. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  5. ^ Balasundaram, Nemesha (21 April 2015). "Dan Martin pours cold water on 'family feud' with Stephen Roche". Irish Post. Retrieved 29 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Elijzen sportief verantwoordelijke bij SEG Racing" [Elijzen sports manager at SEG Racing]. Royal Dutch Cycling Union (in Dutch). 6 October 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Kelly unveils An Post Chain Reaction team 2017". Meath Chronicle. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 17 February 2017.

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