Sam Bewley

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Sam Bewley
Sam Bewley, Giro d'Italia 2015.jpg
Bewley at the 2015 Giro d'Italia.
Personal information
Full name Samuel Ryan Bewley[1]
Nickname Bewls
Born (1987-07-22) 22 July 1987 (age 29)
Rotorua, New Zealand
Height 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current team Orica–Scott
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Domestique (road)
Endurance (track)
Professional team(s)
2009 Trek–Livestrong
2010–2011 Team RadioShack
2012 BikeNZ PureBlack Racing
2012– Orica–GreenEDGE
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2015)

Samuel Ryan "Sam" Bewley (born 22 July 1987) is a New Zealand racing cyclist,[2] who rides for the Orica–Scott team.[3] Bewley has also competed for UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack,[4] as well as the BikeNZ PureBlack Racing team.[5]

Career[edit]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Bewley won the bronze medal as part of the New Zealand team in team pursuit, together with Hayden Roulston, Marc Ryan, and Jesse Sergent. He attended Glenholme Primary School, Rotorua Intermediate School and Rotorua Boys' High School.[6]

On 8 October 2009, Team RadioShack announced that Bewley would join its new cycling team, that was led by Lance Armstrong and included Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he was part of the New Zealand team that won the bronze in the men's pursuit.[7]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2003
1st Road race, National Novice Road Championships
2005
UCI Junior Track World Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Team pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Individual pursuit
2006
1st Stage 6a Tour of Southland
2007
1st Stage 1 New Zealand Cycle Classic
2008
3rd Bronze medal olympic.svg Team pursuit, Olympic Games
2010
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team pursuit (Cali), UCI Track World Cup
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit, Commonwealth Games
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Track World Championships
2011
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team pursuit (Cali), UCI Track World Cup
4th Road race, National Road Championships
2012
1st Stage 3 New Zealand Cycle Classic
3rd Bronze medal olympic.svg Team pursuit, Olympic Games
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Track World Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
2015
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
4th Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 122 125
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF 135 140
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sam Bewley". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2012-08-09. 
  2. ^ "Sam Bewley". Beijing Olympics. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Sam Bewley joins Orica-GreenEdge". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sam Bewley joins Lance Armstrong on team Radioshack". Team RadioShack Cycling News. 8 October 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "BikeNZ PureBlack Racing prepare for debut in Malaysia". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  6. ^ Bingham, Eugene (18 August 2008). "Cycling: I'm not finished yet, says Roulston". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 August 2008. 
  7. ^ "Sam Bewley Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-04-08. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Sam Bewley at Wikimedia Commons