Historic Overview Gary Sutton


Overall Rank11996
Date of birth27-Mar-1955 - Sydney (New South Wales)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking


Gary Sutton (born 27 March 1955) is a cycling coach and a former professional racing cyclist. In 1980, Sutton became the amateur World Champion in the Points Race.

Sutton was born in Moree, New South Wales. He competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics and the 1980 Summer Olympics. He was one of the four men to win gold for Australia at the 1978 Commonwealth Games along with his brother, Shane Sutton, who has worked as National Technical Director for British Cycling. Gary is also the father of Christopher Sutton, a professional racing cyclist.

After retiring from competition, Sutton became a coach, spending 26 years as a national coach with Cycling Australia. In May 2017, it was announced that Cycling Australia would not renew the contract for his position as women's endurance coach beyond the end of June. In August of the same year, USA Cycling announced that Sutton had been appointed as their track endurance head coach.

Sutton partnered Hugh Porter as the BBC's commentary team for the cycling events at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

source - Wikipedia


Gary Sutton - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1982 Malvern Star 8 786
2. 1983 Clarence Street Cyclery 0 1014
3. 1984 Spenco 63 444
4. 1985 Spenco 7 854
5. 1989 P.M.S. - Falcon 13 808
6. 1990 Banana - Falcon 21 706
Overall: 112 11996