Rachel Neylan

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Rachel Neylan
2018 Amstel Gold Race Ladies 239.jpg
Neylan at the finish of the 2018 Amstel Gold Race
Personal information
Full nameRachel Neylan
Born (1982-03-09) 9 March 1982 (age 37)
Sydney, Australia
Height169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Virtu Cycling
DisciplineRoad
Professional team(s)
2011Diadora–Pasta Zara
2012Abus–Nutrixxion
2013Team Hitec Products[1]
2015–2017Orica–AIS
2018Movistar Team
2019–Team Virtu Cycling
Major wins
One day races
Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan Dames (2016)

Rachel Neylan (born 9 March 1982) is an Australian professional road cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Team Virtu Cycling.[2] She won a silver medal at the 2012 World Championships in the women's road race event.[3] She won the inaugural women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race in January 2015.[4]

Prior to her professional cycling career she worked as a physiotherapist for the Australian rowing team.[5]

Major results[edit]

2009
6th Time trial, Oceania Cycling Championships
9th Overall Tour of New Zealand
2011
9th Overall Tour of New Zealand
2012
2nd Road race, UCI Road World Championships
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Road race, Oceania Cycling Championships
4th Overall Tour Cycliste Féminin Ardèche
2014
5th Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin
2015
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Trophée d'Or Féminin
1st Stage 3
1st Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Road race, Oceania Cycling Championships
7th Overall Women's Tour of New Zealand
2016
1st Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan Dames
2nd Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
2017
2nd Erondegemse Pijl
2019
3rd Overall Women's Tour Down Under

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aubrey, Jane (2 October 2012). "Hitec Products sign Neylan, Ratto for 2013". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Team Virtu Cycling". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Rachel Neylan finished second in world road cycle titles behind Marianne Vos". Heraldsun.com.au. Retrieved 23 September 2012.
  4. ^ Woodpower, Zeb. "Neylan wins inaugural women's Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race". Cycling News. Retrieved 31 January 2015.
  5. ^ Aubrey, Jane (31 January 2015). "Without a team, Neylan's courage rewarded with maiden victory". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 February 2015.

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