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
Full nameScott Thwaites
Born (1990-02-12) 12 February 1990 (age 29)
Burley in Wharfedale
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamVitus Pro Cycling Team
DisciplineRoad, Cyclo-cross
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Professional team(s)
2010–2012Endura Racing[1]
2013–2016NetApp–Endura
2017–2018Team Dimension Data
2019–Vitus Pro Cycling Team
Thwaites at the 2014 Tour of Britain

Scott Thwaites (born 12 February 1990 in Burley in Wharfedale) is a British cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Continental team Vitus Pro Cycling Team.[2] 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.[3] In September 2016 Team Dimension Data confirmed that Thwaites would join them for 2017.[4] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[5]

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 National Junior Cyclo–cross Championships
2009
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG National Under–23 Mountain Biking Championships
2010
6th Overall Tour of the Reservoir
2011
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st Otley Criterium[6]
1st Lincoln Grand Prix[7]
1st Round 5 - Stoke-on-Trent, Tour Series[7]
2012
1st MaillotReinoUnido.PNG National Criterium Championships
1st Overall Premier Calendar
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of the Reservoir
Tour Series
1st Round 1 – Kircaldy[8]
1st Round 3 – Oxford[9]
3rd Overall Tour Doon Hame
1st Stage 2
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
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
2019
8th Overall Tour de Yorkshire
10th Rutland–Melton CiCLE Classic

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 107
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. ^ 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. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  4. ^ O'Shea, Sadhbh (29 September 2016). "King, Thwaites and Morton join Dimension Data for 2017". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 29 September 2016.
  5. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Local lad Thwaites takes Otley Criterium". Cycling Weekly. 23 June 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  7. ^ a b "Scott Thwaites: Rider profile". Cycling Weekly. 24 June 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2014.
  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.

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