Ross Edgar

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Ross Edgar
Ross Edgar.jpg
Personal information
Born (1983-01-03) 3 January 1983 (age 35)
Newmarket, United Kingdom
Team information
Current team Australia
Discipline Track
Role Rider / Coach
Rider type Sprinter / Retired
Amateur team(s)
West Suffolk Wheelers
Professional team(s)
2008 Science in Sport
2002–2012 Team Sky & Great Britain
2013 - 2014 Team IG–Sigma Sport
2016 - 2017 UCI & Korea
2018 Australia

Ross Edgar (born 3 January 1983) is a Scottish track cyclist who represented Scotland at the 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games, where he won a gold medal in the team sprint riding with Chris Hoy and Craig MacLean. He competed for Great Britain at the 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games[1]

He won a silver medal at the 2007 UCI Track World Championships in the team sprint and a bronze medal in the Keirin.

He won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

In London 2012 Olympics, Edgar who was to represent Great Britain in the Team Sprint final was replaced & missed out on a Gold Medal which the team won.

Representing Scotland internationally he was Born in Newmarket, Suffolk. Having qualified to represent Scotland through his father David.

Ross Edgar as an amateur youth rider started with West Suffolk Wheelers based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk alongside younger brother Bruce.

In December 2012 it was announced that Edgar had signed for the IG-Sigma Sport cycling team for the 2013 season, adding road racing commitments to his existing membership of the Great Britain track cycling programme.[2] After the team withdrew from racing at the end of the season Edgar was confirmed as s member of the Great Britain Olympic Podium Programme, switching from the sprint to the endurance squad.[3]

Pre 2018 Edgar was a UCI coach based in Aigle Switzerland where he was also the Coach for Korean Cyclist Lee Hye-Jin who finished 8th in the Keirin at 2016 Rio Olympics.

Currently he is an Australian Track Sprint Coach based in Adelaide.

Results[edit]

2012
Track Cycling World Cup
3rd Team sprint, Round 4, London (with Chris Hoy and Jason Kenny)[4]
2010
British National Team Sprint Championships
Gold medal blank.svg Gold
World Track Championships, Copenhagen
Bronze medal blank.svg Bronze, Team Sprint
2009
Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st Team sprint, Round 1, Manchester[5]
2008
Olympics
Silver medal blank.svg Silver, Men's Keirin
World Track Championships, Manchester
Silver medal blank.svg Silver, Team Sprint
Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st Team sprint (with Jason Kenny and Jamie Staff), Round 1, Manchester[6]
2nd Manchester International Keirin[7]
2007
World Track Championships, Majorca
Silver medal blank.svg Silver, Team Sprint
Bronze medal blank.svg Bronze, Men's Keirin
Track Cycling World Cup Classics
2nd Keirin, Round 3, Los Angeles[8]
3rd Sprint, Round 3, Los Angeles[9]
3rd Team sprint, Round 3, Los Angeles (with Jason Kenny and Jason Queally)[10]
1st Team sprint, Round 4, Manchester (with Chris Hoy and Craig MacLean)[11]
2nd Sprint, Round 1, Sydney[12]
3rd Manchester International Keirin[7]
British National Track Championships
1st Sprint[7]
2006
Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
Gold medal blank.svg Gold, Team Sprint (Scotland)
Silver medal blank.svg Silver, Men's Sprint
Bronze medal blank.svg Bronze, Men's Keirin
Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st Team sprint, Round 1, Sydney (with Chris Hoy and Craig MacLean)[13]
2nd Sprint, Round 1, Sydney[14]
British National Track Championships
1st Keirin[7]
2nd Sprint[7]
2nd Team sprint (with Matt Crampton and Jamie Staff)[15]
2005
European Track Championships (under-23)
Silver medal blank.svg Silver, Sprint
Track Cycling World Cup Classics
1st Team sprint, Round 2, Manchester (with Chris Hoy and Craig MacLean)[16]
2004
European Track Championships (under-23)
Gold medal blank.svg Gold, Sprint
British National Track Championships
1st Sprint[7]
1st Team sprint (with David Heald and Barney Storey)[7]
2003
Track Cycling World Cup Classics
3rd Sprint, Round 4, Sydney[17]
British National Track Championships
1st Sprint[7]
2002
Commonwealth Games, Manchester
Bronze medal blank.svg Bronze, Team Sprint (Scotland)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Athlete Profile
  2. ^ Wynn, Nigel (21 December 2012). "Ross Edgar joins IG Sigma Sport road team for 2013". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 23 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Henrys, Colin (21 November 2013). "Great Britain 'in good shape' for 2016 according to Sir Dave Brailsford as 2013/14 squad named". Roadcycling UK. Retrieved 21 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "London, Team Sprint 2012". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  5. ^ "Manchester Track World Cup: Cycling Weekly's full coverage". Cycling Weekly. 26 October 2009. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Manchester, Team Sprint 2008". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Ross Edgar". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  8. ^ "Los Angeles, Keirin 2007". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "Los Angeles, Sprint 2007". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  10. ^ "Los Angeles, Team Sprint 2007". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  11. ^ "Manchester, Team Sprint 2007". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  12. ^ "Sydney, Keirin 2007". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  13. ^ "Sydney, Team Sprint 2006". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  14. ^ "Sydney, Sprint 2006". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  15. ^ "National Championship, Track, Team Sprint, Great Britain 2006". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  16. ^ "Manchester, Team Sprint 2005". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 
  17. ^ "Sydney, Sprint 2003". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 

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