Will Clarke (cyclist)

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Will Clarke
William Clarke 4JDD2011.JPG
Clarke at the 2011 Four Days of Dunkirk.
Personal information
Full name William Clarke
Nickname Will
Born (1985-04-11) 11 April 1985 (age 31)
Tasmania, Australia
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current team Cannondale–Drapac
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2008–2010 Praties
2010 Ag2r–La Mondiale (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2011 Leopard Trek
2012 Champion System
2013 Argos–Shimano
2014–2016 Drapac Professional Cycling
2017– Cannondale–Drapac
Major wins
Tour Down Under, 1 stage

William Clarke (born 11 April 1985) is a professional Australian road cyclist, currently riding for Cannondale–Drapac. Clarke has also been a member of the Ag2r–La Mondiale,[1] Leopard Trek,[2] Champion System,[3] and Argos–Shimano squads.[4]

Clarke joined Drapac Professional Cycling for the 2014 season,[5] his fifth different team in five seasons.

Major results[edit]

1st Goulburn to Sydney Classic[6]
5th Oceania Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Tour de Taiwan
1st Stage 2 Tour Down Under
1st Prologue (ITT) Tour of Japan
8th Rund um Köln
Tour of Iran
1st Points classification
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 1 (ITT) Tour of Japan
1st Prologue (ITT) Tour de Kumano
2nd Oceania Time Trial Championships
10th Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Prologue (ITT) Herald Sun Tour
Tour de Taiwan
1st Stages 1 & 4
1st Prologue (ITT) Herald Sun Tour
1st Prologue (ITT) Tour of Austria
1st Stage 3 Volta a Portugal


  1. ^ Johnson, Greg (13 July 2010). "Australia's Clarke lands Ag2r stagiaire role". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Farrand, Stephen (3 November 2010). "Denifl, Clarke and Feillu join the Luxembourg Pro Cycling Project". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  3. ^ van Eyck, Xylon (22 October 2011). "Will Clarke leaves Leopard Trek for Champion System". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Argos-Shimano completed by Parisien". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Drapac announce three more signings". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 17 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "2008 Clarke delivers for Praties". Cyclingnews.com. 

External links[edit]

Media related to William Clarke at Wikimedia Commons