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Historic Overview Jay Sweet

Rider

Overall Rank5466
NameJay SWEET
Country
  Australia
Date of birth11-Aug-1975 - Adelaide (South Australia)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Jay Sweet (born 11 August 1975) is an Australian former professional racing cyclist who won a gold medal at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.

He accepted a road cycling scholarship at the Australian Institute of Sport and in 1997 was a member of the ZVVZ–Giant–AIS team. Between 1998 and 2001, he was a member of BigMat - Auber '93 (France). He won the gold medal in the men's road race at the 1998 Kuala Lumpur Commonwealth Games. Sweet rode in the 1999 Tour de France and did not finish stage 15 due to an ankle injury from an accident during stage 3. He retired in 2003 and moved to New Zealand. Whilst in New Zealand he worked as a commercial fisherman and apprentice builder. In 2012, he returned to Adelaide and in 2015 was working as a stonemason. In 2015, he rode in the Tour of the Riverland in South Australia and finished 2nd in Stage 1. His son, Max Jay Sweet has also become a young cyclist inspired by his father.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

3

Major Victories

Tour de l'Eurométropole / Circuit Franco-Belge - stages 2000 (1)
Tour de l'Avenir - stages 1996 (1), 1998 (1)
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Seasons

Jay Sweet - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1996 Giant - A.I.S. 54 498
2. 1997 ZVVZ - Giant - A.I.S. 122 358
3. 1998 BigMat - Auber 93 116 354
4. 1999 BigMat - Auber 93 - IBM 132 374
5. 2000 BigMat - Auber 93 80 536
6. 2001 BigMat - Auber 93 55 644
7. 2002 Saturn Cycling Team 12 1101
8. 2003 MBK - Oktos - Saint Quentin 0 1930
9. 2015 Elite without contract 2 2904
Overall: 573 5466