Stuart O'Grady OAM

Stuart O’Grady OAM (born 6 August 1973) is a retired Australian professional road and track bicycle racer, who rode as a professional between 1995 and 2013.

A former two times World Champion on the track, O’Grady and Graeme Brown won a gold medal in the Men’s Madison at the 2004 Summer Olympics. He rode in 6 Olympic Games, from Barcelona in 1992 through until The London Games in 2012, winning four medals in total. O’Grady also won Paris–Roubaix in 2007.

Stuart O’Grady competed in the Tour de France 17 times, his first was in 1997 and contended for the points classification in the Tour de France known as the green jersey, finishing second in the 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2005 races. He wore the yellow jersey of general classification leader for 9 days total in 1998 and 2001.

Achievements:

 6 x Olympic Games

17 x Tour de France

17 x Paris Roubaix

 3 x Commonwealth Games

 2 x World Champion

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Major Results

1992

2nd 4000m Team Pursuit - Summer Olympics

1993

1st Team Pursuit - Track World Championships

1994

1st Team Pursuit - Commonwealth Games

1st 10 Miles Scratch - Commonwealth Games

2nd Points Race - Commonwealth Games

3rd Individual Pursuit - Commonwealth Games

1995

1st Team Pursuit - Track World Championships

1996

1st Stage 3 - Vuelta a Murcia

3rd  4000m Team Pursuit - Summer Olympics

3rd  Points Race - Summer Olympics

1997

1st Stages 1, 6 & 8 - Herald Sun Tour

1st Stage 5 - Bayern - Rundfahrt

1st Points Classification - Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme

7th - Gent–Wevelgem

1998

1st Overall - PruTour Tour of Britain

1st Stages 2 & 7 - PruTour Tour of Britain

1st Stage 14 - Tour de France

Held maillot jaune for 3 days from Stages 4–6 

1st Stage 2 - Tour de Luxembourg

1st Stage 5 - Tour du Poitou-Charentes

2nd - GP Haribo

2nd Individual Time Trial - Commonwealth Games

1999

1st Overall - Tour Down Under

1st Stages 3 & 5 - Tour Down Under

1st - Haribo Classic

1st - Stage 5 Prutour

2000

1st Stage 3 - GP du Midi-Libre

2001

1st Overall - Tour Down Under

1st - Gouden Pijl Emmen

1st - Stage 5 - Tour de France

Held maillot jaune from Stages 3–6 & 8–9 

2002

1st  Road Race - Commonwealth Games

1st  Team Pursuit  - Commonwealth Games

2003

1st Australia National Road Race Championships

1st Stages 6 & 8 - Tour de Langkawi

1st Overall Centenaire Classification - Tour de France

3rd Overall - Danmark Rundt

3rd - Tour of Flanders

3rd - Paris Tours

2004

1st Madison - Summer Olympics

1st - HEW Cyclassics

1st Stages 5 & 7 - Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré

1st - GP de Villers-Cotterets

1st Stage 5 - Tour de France

1st Stage 1 -  Post Danmark Rundt

1st - Wiener Radfest

3rd - Milan San Remo

2005

2nd Overall - Volta ao Algarve

3rd Overall - Tour Down Under

4th - Milan–San Remo

6th - Rund um Köln

10th - Gent–Wevelgem

2006

1st Stage 1 - Vuelta a España

2nd Overall - Tour of Denmark

1st Points classification - Tour of Denmark

2nd - Züri-Metzgete

3rd - Paris Tours

2007

1st - Paris Roubaix

3rd Dwars door Vlaanderen

4th Milano–Torino

5th Milan–San Remo

5th Overall, Tour of California

5th Omloop Het Volk

9th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen

10th Tour of Flanders

2008

1st Overall - Herald Sun Tour

1st Stages 2 & 5 - Herald Sun Tour

5th - Paris Roubaix

8th - Gent Wevelgem

2009

2nd Overall - Tour Down Under

2010

7th - Mumbai Cyclothon

10th Overall - Tour of Qatar

2011

1st Stage 1 - Vuelta a España

8th - Paris Tours

9th - E3 Prijs Vlaanderen – Harelbeke

10th - Milan San Remo

2012

1st Stage 1 - Tirreno–Adriatico

6th Road Race - London Olympics

2013

1st Stage 4 - Tour de France