Jay Thomson

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Jay Thomson
Jay Thomson 2016.jpg
Thomson in 2016
Personal information
Full nameJay Robert Thomson
Born (1986-04-12) 12 April 1986 (age 34)
Krugersdorp, South Africa
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
2007 Team Konica Minolta [1]
2008–2009 Team MTN [1]
2010 Fly V Australia [1]
2011 Bissell [1]
2012 UnitedHealthcare [1]
2013–2020 MTN–Qhubeka [2] [3]

Jay Robert Thomson (born 12 April 1986) is a South African former professional racing cyclist, [1] who rode professionally between 2007 and 2020, for the Team Konica Minolta, Fly V Australia, Bissell, UnitedHealthcare and NTT Pro Cycling teams. [4] In 2013 he won the South African National Road Race Championships. [5] He rode in the 2014 Vuelta a España. [6] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia. [7] In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the 2018 Tour de France. [8]

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Major results

2006
6th Road race, African Road Championships
2007
3rd Bronze medal africa.svg Road race, African Road Championships
2008
African Road Championships
1st AfricanChampionJersey.png Time trial
7th Road race
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour d'Egypte
1st Stages 1 & 2
7th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
2009
African Road Championships
1st AfricanChampionJersey.png Time trial
1st Gold medal africa.svg Team time trial
2nd Silver medal africa.svg Road race
2010
1st Stage 2 Tour de Langkawi
3rd Overall Tour of Wellington
1st Stage 3
3rd Tour of the Battenkill
2011
2nd Silver medal africa.svg Road race, All-Africa Games
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2012
1st Stage 1 Volta a Portugal
African Road Championships
2nd Silver medal africa.svg Road race
3rd Bronze medal africa.svg Time trial
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2013
National Road Championships
1st MaillotSudafrica.PNG Road race
2nd Time trial
1st Stage 1 Tour of Rwanda
2014
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
3rd Road race
2015
African Road Championships
2nd Silver medal africa.svg Road race
2nd Silver medal africa.svg Team time trial
4th Time trial, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 20142015201620172018
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia 149
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de France 143
Jersey red.svg Vuelta a España 155 123
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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References

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  2. "Dimension Data finalise 2019 roster". Cyclingnews.com . Immediate Media Company. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
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  5. "National Championship, Road, Elite, South Africa (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
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  7. "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  8. "2018: 105th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 5 July 2017.