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 32)
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

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]

2008
1st Goulburn to Sydney Classic
2009
5th Time trial, Oceania Road Championships
2010
3rd Overall Tour de Taiwan
2012
1st Stage 2 Tour Down Under
1st Prologue Tour of Japan
8th Rund um Köln
2014
Tour of Iran
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 1 (ITT) Tour of Japan
1st Prologue Tour de Kumano
2nd Time trial, Oceania Road Championships
10th Overall Herald Sun Tour
2015
1st Prologue Herald Sun Tour
2016
Tour de Taiwan
1st Stages 1 & 4
1st Prologue Herald Sun Tour
1st Prologue Tour of Austria
1st Stage 3 Volta a Portugal

References[edit]

  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. 

External links[edit]

Media related to William Clarke at Wikimedia Commons