Ryan Cox

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Ryan Cox
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Ryan Cox in 2005
Personal information
Full nameRyan Rodney Cox
Born(1979-04-09)9 April 1979
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa
Died1 August 2007(2007-08-01) (aged 28)
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimbing specialist
Professional teams
2000 Amore & Vita–Giubileo 2000–Beretta
2001–2002 Team Cologne
2003–2007 Barloworld
Major wins
Stage races
Tour of Qinghai Lake (2004)
Tour de Langkawi (2005)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships
(2004, 2005)

Ryan Rodney Cox (9 April 1979 – 1 August 2007) was a South African professional road racing cyclist. He had been cycling since 1987 and turned professional in 2000. He first joined Amore & Vita–Giubileo 2000–Beretta but changed the following year to Team Cologne which was based in Germany. He had been a member of Team Barloworld since 2003. In 2004 and 2005 he won the South African National Road Race Championships. [1]

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Cox died at Kempton Park Hospital when the main artery in his left leg burst, three weeks after a vascular lesion operation in France for a knotted artery. [2]

Major achievements

2000
4th Road race, National Road Championships
2001
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2002
National Road Championships
2nd Road race
3rd Time trial
2003
1st Stage 1 Circuit des Mines
5th Tour du Doubs
10th Overall Giro del Friuli Venezia Giulia
10th Tour du Jura
2004
National Road Championships
1st MaillotSudafrica.PNG Road race
4th Time trial
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Qinghai Lake
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Tour de Langkawi
9th Overall Giro del Capo
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
2005
National Road Championships
1st MaillotSudafrica.PNG Road race
2nd Time trial
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Langkawi
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification
1st Stage 8
2nd Overall UCI Africa Tour
2nd Overall UCI Asia Tour
2nd Overall Giro del Capo
1st Mountains classification
6th Subida al Naranco
10th Overall Tour of Qinghai Lake
1st Stage 6
2006
3rd Overall Giro del Capo
2007
5th Overall Giro del Capo

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References

  1. "National Championship, Road, Elite, South Africa (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  2. Westemeyer, Susan & Stokes, Shane (1 August 2007). "Tragedy in South Africa as Ryan Cox passes away". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 August 2007.