Scott Thwaites

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Scott Thwaites
Quaregnon - Le Samyn, 4 mars 2015, départ (D009).JPG
Thwaites at the 2015 Le Samyn
Personal information
Born (1990-02-12) 12 February 1990 (age 27)
Burley in Wharfedale
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Dimension Data
Discipline Road, Cyclo-cross
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist
Professional team(s)
2010–2012 Endura Racing[1]
2013–2016 NetApp–Endura
2017– Team Dimension Data

Scott Thwaites (born 12 February 1990 in Burley in Wharfedale) is a British cyclist. He is a member of Team Dimension Data. He represented England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games road race and won the bronze medal. He was named in the startlist for the 2016 Vuelta a España.[2] In September 2016 Team Dimension Data confirmed that Thwaites would join them for 2017.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2005
3rd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2006
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2007
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Junior race, National Cyclo–cross Championships
2009
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Under–23 race, National Mountain Biking Championships
2010
1st Cyclo–cross, British Universities and Colleges Sport Championships[4]
6th Tour of the Reservoir
2011
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG National Under-23 Road Race Championships
1st Otley Criterium[5]
1st Lincoln GP[6]
1st Round 5 - Stoke-on-Trent, Tour Series[6]
7th Ryedale Grand Prix[7]
2012
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Senior race, National Criterium Championships
1st Premier Calendar
1st Tour of the Reservoir
Tour Series
1st Round 1 - Kircaldy[8]
1st Round 3 - Oxford[9]
3rd Overall Tour Doon Hame
1st Stage 2
9th Lincoln Grand Prix[10]
5th Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers
2013
5th Handzame Classic
7th Le Samyn
8th Philadelphia International Championship
2014
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Road race, Commonwealth Games
6th Nokere Koerse
2015
3rd Nokere Koerse
5th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Ronde van Drenthe
5th Dwars door Drenthe
5th Otley Grand Prix
2016
2nd Le Samyn
5th Road race, National Road Championships
7th Trofeo Pollenca-Port de Andratx
8th Dwars door Vlaanderen
10th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
2017
10th Strade Bianche

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 116
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scott Thwaites  » Team NetApp – Endura". Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  3. ^ O'Shea, Sadhbh (29 September 2016). "King, Thwaites and Morton join Dimension Data for 2017". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  4. ^ O'Connor, Rachel (27 January 2010). "Universities and Colleges title goes to Thwaites". ilkleygazette.co.uk. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Local lad Thwaites takes Otley Criterium". Cycling Weekly. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Scott Thwaites: Rider profile". Cycling Weekly. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Ryedale Grand Prix". British Cycling. 5 June 2011. Retrieved 26 July 2015. 
  8. ^ "Thwaites gives Endura win in Tour Series opener". Cycling Weekly. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  9. ^ "Scott Thwaites strikes again in Halfords Tour Series". British Cycling. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "Road: Downing wins Lincoln Grand Prix". British Cycling. 13 May 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Scott Thwaites at Wikimedia Commons