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Mitchell Docker

Mitchell Docker
Docker at the 2018 Vuelta a España
Personal information
Full nameMitchell Docker
NicknameMitch
Born (1986-10-02) 2 October 1986 (age 37)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider type
  • Classics rider
  • Lead-out man
Professional teams
2006–2008Drapac–Porsche[1]
2009–2011Skil–Shimano
2012–2017GreenEDGE[2]
2018–2021EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale[3][4][5]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2014)

Mitchell Docker (born 2 October 1986) is an Australian former road racing cyclist, who competed as a professional from 2006 to 2021.

In May 2021, Docker announced that he would retire from professional cycling at the end of the 2021 season.[6]

Career

He was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He joined Australian Junior Road Team in 2003 and joined Drapac Porsche in 2006. He joined the GreenEDGE team for the 2012 season,[2] and remained with the team up until the end of the 2017 season. For 2018, Docker joined EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale.[7]

He has a podcast called Life in the Peloton,[8] in which he talks about being a professional cyclist.

Major results

2005
8th Overall Herald Sun Tour
2007
1st Stage 3 Tour de Hokkaido
2008
1st Stage 5 Tour de East Java
2nd Drie Zustersteden
6th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2009
2nd Halle–Ingooigem
5th Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt
2010
47th Paris Roubaix
1st Stage 3 Route du Sud
4th Overall Delta Tour Zeeland
1st Stage 1
5th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2011
6th Gent–Wevelgem
2013
1st Bay Classic Series, Williamstown
2014
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
2015
9th Overall Bay Classic Series
2016
4th Arnhem–Veenendaal Classic
2017
4th Hong Kong Challenge
9th Dwars door Vlaanderen

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF 131
A yellow jersey Tour de France Has not contested during his career
A red jersey Vuelta a España 166 135 147 DNF 151 122 132
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References

  1. ^ "Mitchell Docker". cyclingnews.com. 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Docker joins GreenEdge in boost to classics line up". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 September 2011. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  3. ^ "EF Education First Pro Cycling". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 2 January 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  4. ^ Bacon, Ellis (1 January 2020). "2020 Team Preview: EF Education First". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  5. ^ "EF Education - Nippo". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Docker: 'All good things must come to an end'". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 18 May 2021. Retrieved 18 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Docker moves to Slipstream Sports on one-year deal". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 11 October 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  8. ^ "Life in the Peloton, presented by Rapha".

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