Nick Gates

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Nick Gates
Nick Gates 2007 Bay Cycling Classic 1.jpg
Gates in 2007
Personal information
Full name Nick Gates
Born (1972-03-10) 10 March 1972 (age 45)
Sydney, Australia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Domestic
Professional team(s)
1996 Giant-Australian Institute of Sport
1997 ZVVZ-Giant-Australian Institute of Sport
1998-1999 Die Continentale-Olympia
2000 Team Hohenfelder-Concorde
2001 Agro-Adler-Brandenburg
2002 Team Wiesenhof
2003–2004 Lotto-Domo
2005–2008 Predictor-Lotto
Major wins
Australian National Road Race Champion (1996)
Commonwealth Bank Cycle Classic (1996)

Nick Gates (born 10 March 1972 in Sydney) is an Australian professional road bicycle racer.

In 1996 Gates won the Commonwealth Bank Classic[1] and the Australian national road race title.[2]

Gates twice competed in the Tour de France, riding for the Lotto-Domo team, but failed to finish either event, pulling out after the 15th stage in 2003[3] and after the first stage in 2004.[4]

His career ended with a fairytale victory in his self-named event, the Nick Gates Classic, in Townsville in 2008, where he won with the assistance of long-time teammate, Robbie McEwen.[5]

Major results[edit]

1996
1st MaillotAustralia.PNG National Road Race Champion
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Commonwealth Bank Classic
1997
1st Stage 1 Tour of Tasmania
1998
1st Stage 12 Commonwealth Bank Classic
1999
3rd Overall Tour of Japan
1st Stage 3
2000
1st Harsewinkel
2001
1st 1st Gold Coast-Nerang
1st Neuss
2004
1st Burleigh
2006
1st Surfers Paradise
2007
1st Stage 1 part b TTT Settimana Ciclistica Internazionale Coppi-Bartali
2008
1st Nick Gates Classic

Tour de France Results[edit]

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