Peter Kennaugh

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Peter Kennaugh

Revised: November 2015

Disciplines
Road Race and Team Pursuit
Current Team
Sky Pro Cycling
DOB
15/06/1989
From
Isle of Man
Based
Isle of Man/Italy
Social Links
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About Peter

A road stage racer for Team Sky, Peter Kennaugh’s first success came on the track.

The Manxman, who started out racing BMX aged six, went on to win the scratch race at the 2006 junior world championships.

Winning a stage and finishing third overall at the 2009 Giro Bio secured a contract with Team Sky in 2010, where he made his grand tour debut at the Vuelta a Espana.

In 2012, Kennaugh would return to the track to record his greatest achievements, winning team pursuit at the 2012 UCI Track Cycling World Championships and going on to win won gold in the same event at the London 2012 Olympic Games alongside Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Geraint Thomas.

Awarded an MBE In the 2013 New Years Honours, Pete made his Tour de France debut in the same year, riding in support of eventual winner Chris Froome.

In 2014, Pete continued his development as a stage racer on the road, winning Coppi e Bartali and the Tour of Austria. He also won the silver medal for Isle of Man in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

In 2015, Kennaugh took the British road title in Lincoln after winning the opening stage of the prestigious Criterium du Dauphine in France.

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Selected Career Highlights to Date

2015

British Cycling National Road Championships
Gold, road race

Criterium du Dauphine (France
1st, Stage one

2014

Commonwealth Games, Glasgow (UK)
Silver, Points race

Tour of Austria
1st, General classification

2012

Olympic Games, London (UK)
Gold, Team pursuit

UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Melbourne (Australia)
Gold, Team pursuit

UCI Track Cycling World Cup, London (UK)
Silver, Team pursuit

2011

Route du Sud
2nd, Stage 3
3rd, General classification

UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Apeldoorn (Netherlands)
Bronze, Team pursuit

2009

UCI Road World Championships, Switzerland
4th, Under-23 road race

GiroBio
1st, Stage 3
3rd, General classification

UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Denmark
Gold, Team pursuit

UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Beijing (China)
Silver, Madison

2008

UCI Track Cycling World Cup, Cali (Colombia)
Silver, Points

UEC European Track Championships, Poland
Gold, Under-23 team pursuit

2007

UEC European Track Championships, Germany
Gold, Under-23 team pursuit
Gold, Junior team pursuit
Silver, Junior scratch

2006

UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships
Gold, Scratch, Bronze, Team Pursuit
UEC European Track Championships
Gold, Junior team pursuit