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Scott Thwaites
Thwaites at the 2015 Le Samyn
Personal information
Full nameScott Christopher Thwaites
Born (1990-02-12) 12 February 1990 (age 34)
Burley in Wharfedale
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamAlpecin–Deceuninck
  • Road
  • Cyclo-cross
Rider typeClassics specialist
Professional teams
2010–2012Endura Racing[1]
2017–2018Team Dimension Data
2019Vitus Pro Cycling Team p/b Brother UK[2]
Medal record
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Glasgow Road race

Scott Christopher Thwaites (born 12 February 1990) is a British cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Alpecin–Deceuninck.[4] He represented England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games road race and won the bronze medal.



Thwaites was born in Burley in Wharfedale.

NetApp–Endura (2013–16)

Thwaites at the 2014 Tour of Britain

He was named in the startlist for the 2016 Vuelta a España.[5]

Team Dimension Data (2017–18)


In September 2016 Team Dimension Data confirmed that Thwaites would join them for 2017.[6] In his first season with the team, he took a top 10 finish in Strade Bianche,[7] and in June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France,[8] completing the race in 107th place. However, his 2018 season was disrupted by sustaining serious injuries in a training crash, and he left the team at the end of the year.

Vitus Pro Cycling (2019)


Thwaites joined the Vitus Pro Cycling Team p/b Brother UK for 2019. In 2019 he took top ten finishes in the European Games and the Tour de Yorkshire.



In December 2019 it was reported that Thwaites would join Corendon–Circus, later renamed Alpecin–Fenix, on an initial one-year contract for 2020.[7]

Major results

3rd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2nd National Junior CX Championships
1st National Under-23 XC MTB Championships
6th Overall Tour of the Reservoir
1st Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Otley Criterium[9]
1st Lincoln Grand Prix[10]
1st Stoke-on-Trent, Tour Series[10]
1st National Criterium Championships
1st Overall Premier Calendar
1st Overall Tour of the Reservoir
Tour Series
1st Kirkcaldy[11]
1st Oxford[12]
3rd Overall Tour Doon Hame
1st Stage 2
5th Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers
5th Handzame Classic
7th Le Samyn
8th Philadelphia International Championship
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
3rd Road race, Commonwealth Games
6th Nokere Koerse
3rd Nokere Koerse
5th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Ronde van Drenthe
5th Dwars door Drenthe
2nd Le Samyn
5th Road race, National Road Championships
7th Trofeo Pollenca-Port de Andratx
8th Dwars door Vlaanderen
10th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
10th Strade Bianche
7th Road race, European Games
8th Overall Tour de Yorkshire
10th Rutland–Melton CiCLE Classic

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 107
A red jersey Vuelta a España 116 134
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Scott Thwaites  » Team NetApp – Endura". Retrieved 15 July 2014.
  2. ^ Ballinger, Alex (18 January 2019). "Britain's Scott Thwaites joins Continental level Vitus Pro Cycling after leaving Dimension Data". Cycling Weekly. TI Media. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  3. ^ "De nieuwe speelkameraadjes van MVDP: "Er zal meer naar ons gekeken worden"" [The new playmates for MVDP: "We will be looked at more"]. Sporza (in Dutch). Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie. 2 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Alpecin-Fenix". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2021. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  5. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  6. ^ O'Shea, Sadhbh (29 September 2016). "King, Thwaites and Morton join Dimension Data for 2017". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  7. ^ a b Rogers, Owen (9 December 2019). "Scott Thwaites signs for Pro Continental squad Corendon-Circus". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 9 December 2019.
  8. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  9. ^ "Local lad Thwaites takes Otley Criterium". Cycling Weekly. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  10. ^ a b "Scott Thwaites: Rider profile". Cycling Weekly. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  11. ^ "Thwaites gives Endura win in Tour Series opener". Cycling Weekly. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  12. ^ "Scott Thwaites strikes again in Halfords Tour Series". British Cycling. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2014.