Simon Carr (cyclist)

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Simon Carr
Personal information
Full nameSimon Francis Carr
Born (1998-08-29) 29 August 1998 (age 23)
Hereford, England, UK
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb; 9 st 13 lb)
Team information
Current teamEF Education–EasyPost
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur teams
2013–2016AJCHVA–Limoux Junior[1]
2017–2018Occitane Cyclisme Formation[1]
2019–2020AVC Aix-en-Provence[2]
2019Delko–Marseille Provence (stagiaire)
Professional teams
2020Nippo–Delko–One Provence[3]
2021–EF Education–Nippo

Simon Francis Carr (born 29 August 1998) is a British professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam EF Education–EasyPost.[4] Although born in Hereford, England, to Welsh parents, he was brought up in the foothills of the Pyrenees and is bilingual in English and French. He currently races under the British flag with a French licence,[5] but has declared himself as Welsh in a bid to compete in the 2022 Commonwealth Games.[6]

Major results[edit]

2019
1st Stage 1 Tour du Beaujolais
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Navarra
2nd Overall Vuelta al Bidasoa
1st Stage 4
10th Overall Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc
2020
1st Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Volta a Portugal
2021
8th Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge
9th Overall Route d'Occitanie
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
2022
4th Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2021 2022
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 66 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ruscitto, Jean-Michel (20 January 2017). "Un Britannique à l'Occitane CF" [A Briton at Occitane CF]. Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  2. ^ Gachet, Nicolas (12 November 2018). "AVC Aix-en-Provence : L'effectif 2019" [AVC Aix-en-Provence: The 2019 roster]. Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  3. ^ "Simon Carr rejoindra le Team en août 2020 !" [Simon Carr will join the Team in August 2020!]. Nippo–Delko–One Provence (in French). Vélo-Club La Pomme Marseille. 18 December 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Simon Carr joins the team". EF Pro Cycling. Slipstream Sports. 23 December 2020. Retrieved 23 December 2020.
  5. ^ "Le Grimpeur de Hereford: Simon Carr interview". thebritishcontinental.co.uk. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  6. ^ Gareth Rhys Owen (13 August 2021). "Simon Carr: English-born, French-raised cyclist ties Welsh colours to mast for Vuelta a Espana". BBC Wales Sport.

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