No. 006 - Stuart O'Grady
|Team: Team CSC |
DOB: 8/6/1973 | Age: 33
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
Height: 5' 9 | Weight: 161
Pro Since: 1995
NRC Rank: 197th
& Points: 43
UCI Rank: 40th
& Points: 65
Career SummaryAustralian sprinter Stuart O'Grady returns to California having recovered after a season of injuries. In 2006, he broke several ribs in an early season race and then fractured a vertebra in the Tour de France. Despite his pain, he managed to finish the race and came in third in the final sprint in Paris.
He has been in contention for the green sprinters jersey at the Tour de France, finishing second overall in the sprint classification four times and third once. He is a former Australian national road champion.
He started his cycling career on the track and in 2004, won an Olympic gold medal in the Madison (with Graeme Brown), and in 1995 was on the winning team pursuit team for the worlds.
O'Grady established and funds an Australian junior cycling development team, CSC Team O'Grady.
Events07 Amgen Tour of California
06 Amgen Tour of California
- 2006 2nd Post Danmark Rundt; 2nd Zuri Metzgete
- 2005 2nd points classification Tour de France
- 2004 1st HEW Cyclassics Cup; 1st Go de Villers Cotterets; 1st points classification, 1st stages 5 and 7, Dauphine Libere; 1st stage 5 Tour de France; 1st stage 1 Danmark Rundt; gold Olympic Madison Championships (with Graeme Brown-RAB)
- 2003 1st Australian National Road Championships; 1st stages 6, 8 Tour of Langkawi; 1st Paris-Tours
- 2002 3rd points classification Tour de France
- 2001 1st overall Tour Down Under; 2nd points classification Tour de France
- 2000 1st Melbourne-Sorrento; 1st stage 3 Midi Libre
- 1999 1st Haribo Classic; 1st overall, 1st stages 3, 5 Tour Down Under; 1st stage 5 Prutour; 2nd points classification Tour de France
- 1998 1st overall, 1st stages 2, 7 Prudential Tour; 1st stage 14 Tour de France; 1st stage 2 Tour de Luxembourg; 1st stage 5 Tour du Poitou-Charentes; 2nd points classification, Tour de France
- 1997 1st stages 1, 6, 8 Herald Sun Tour
- 1995 1st World Team Pursuit Championships