Tim Kennaugh

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Tim Kennaugh
Personal information
Full nameTimothy Craig Kennaugh
Born (1991-11-28) 28 November 1991 (age 29)
Flag of the Isle of Man.svg  Isle of Man
Team information
Current teamGreat Britain
DisciplineRoad, Track
RoleRider, coach
Amateur team
-Manx Road Club
Professional team
2012 Rapha Condor–Sharp [1]

Tim Kennaugh (born 28 November 1991) is a Manx cycling coach and former racing cyclist. [2]



Born in Douglas, Isle of Man, Tim used to have a strong interest in football but Kennaugh was quick to follow in the footsteps of his older brother Peter Kennaugh, he was selected to ride for the British Talent Team in 2007 [2] before becoming a member of British Cyclings Olympic Development Programme. [3]

In 2009, he became one of the youngest riders to ever win the Manx National Road Race Championships. On 14 October 2009 it was confirmed that Kennaugh was to become a member of the Olympic Academy. [4]

Kennaugh's riding career was cut short due to chronic thyroid disease. [5] Subsequently he remained with his former team Rapha Condor-JLT as a soigneur. [6] He also became a coach, guiding Ed Laverack to the British National Under-23 Road Race title in 2014, and was subsequently appointed as an Assistant Team Manager with the renamed JLT-Condor squad for 2015 and as the team's Performance Manager for 2016. [7] [8] He left the team for 2018, joining EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale. [9]


1st Manx National Road Race Championships
1st Gorey 3-day, Ireland
1st Stage 1 Gorey 3-day
1st Stage 3 Gorey 3-day, Gorey
2nd Stage 4 Gorey 3-day, Tallaght
1st Junior Tour of Wales
3rd Points classification, Junior Tour of Wales
2nd Team pursuit, 2009 European Track Championships - Junior
3rd Points race, 2009 European Track Championships - Junior
2nd Pursuit, British National Track Championships - Junior
2nd British National Road Race Championships - Junior

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