Will Clarke (cyclist)
Clarke at the 2011 Four Days of Dunkirk
|Full name||William Clarke|
|Nickname||Big horse / Wilbur|
|Born||11 April 1985|
Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 3 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
|Current team||EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale|
|Rider type||Time trialist|
|2010||→ Ag2r–La Mondiale|
|2014–2016||Drapac Professional Cycling|
William Clarke (born 11 April 1985) is an Australian professional road racing cyclist who currently rides for EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale in the UCI World Tour. Clarke previously rode stagiaire with Ag2r–La Mondiale (2010) in the UCI World Tour while signed to Praties (2008–2010) in the UCI Oceania Tour. He also competed for Leopard Trek (2011) in the UCI World Tour, Champion System (2012) in the UCI Asia Tour, and Argos–Shimano (2013) in the UCI World Tour. Before moving to Cannondale–Drapac (2017–2018) in the UCI World Tour, Clarke rode for Drapac Professional Cycling (2014–2016) in the UCI Oceania Tour, which served as Cannondale–Drapac's development stable. He signed with Trek–Segafredo, for the 2019 and 2020 seasons, on the UCI World Tour. Clarke was born, raised, and resides on his family's 8,100 hectare (20,000-acre) farm near Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia. He is not related to fellow Australian cyclist and past teammate Simon Clarke.
- 1st Goulburn to Sydney Classic
- 5th Time trial, Oceania Road Championships
- 3rd Overall Tour de Taiwan
- 4th Time trial, National Road Championships
- 1st Stage 2 Tour Down Under
- 1st Prologue Tour of Japan
- 5th Road race, National Road Championships
- 8th Rund um Köln
- Tour of Iran
- 1st Stage 1 (ITT) Tour of Japan
- 1st Prologue Tour de Kumano
- 2nd Time trial, Oceania Road Championships
- 5th Time trial, National Road Championships
- 10th Overall Herald Sun Tour
- 1st Prologue Herald Sun Tour
- Tour de Taiwan
- 1st Stages 1 & 4
- 1st Stage 3 Volta a Portugal
- 1st Prologue Herald Sun Tour
- 1st Prologue Tour of Austria
Grand Tour general classification results timeline
|Tour de France||—|
|Vuelta a España||157|
|—||Did not compete|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- Johnson, Greg (13 July 2010). "Australia's Clarke lands Ag2r stagiaire role". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- Farrand, Stephen (3 November 2010). "Denifl, Clarke and Feillu join the Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- van Eyck, Xylon (22 October 2011). "Will Clarke leaves Leopard Trek for Champion System". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
- "Argos-Shimano completed by Parisien". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- "Drapac announce three more signings". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013.
Media related to William Clarke at Wikimedia Commons
- William Clarke at Cycling Archives
- Will Clarke at EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale
- William Clarke at ProCyclingStats
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