Tom Pidcock crowned Great Britain Cycling Team Rider of the Year for 2017

by Tom Hill 0

Tom Pidcock has been voted Great Britain Cycling Team Rider of the Year 2017 after a sensational 12 months saw the youngster win multiple honours including two world titles.

Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com – 28/01/17 – Cycling – 2017 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships – Bieles, Belvaux, Luxembourg – Great Britain’s Tom Pidcock wins Gold in the Men’s Junior race, Silver – Great Britain’s Daniel Tulett, Bronze – Great Britain’s Ben Turner.

Pidcock took 28.72% of the 5,800 votes. World and European omnium champion Katie Archibald was second with 15.03% and junior downhill world champion Matt Walker third with 13.59% of the vote.
Picture by Simon Wilkinson/SWpix.com – 19/09/2017 – Cycling UCI 2017 Road World Championships Bergen Norway – ITT Individual Time Men Junior/Hommes Juniors
Podium Great Britain TOM PIDCOCK WINS GOLD and is World Champion

Eighteen-year-old Pidcock was crowned junior cyclo-cross world champion in January before adding the junior road time trial world title in Bergen, Norway in September. In April he became only the third British rider to win Paris-Roubaix Juniors, after Geraint Thomas and Andy Fenn. The Yorkshireman finished off the year by taking four wins in the Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup in his debut under-23 season to win the overall title in the category.
Full results

  • Tom Pidcock – 28.72%
  • Katie Archibald – 15.03%
  • Matt Walker – 13.59%
  • Jon Gildea – 12.36%
  • Beth Shriever – 12.34%
  • James Ball and Matt Rotherham – 6.42%
  • Annie Last – 4.12%
  • Lauren Bate – 3.24%
  • Elinor Barker – 3.08%
  • Sophie Thornhill and Corrine Hall – 1.09%
Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com – 28/01/17 – Cycling – 2017 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships – Bieles, Belvaux, Luxembourg – Great Britain’s Tom Pidcock celebrates winning Gold in the Junior Men’s race.

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