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Stephen Cummings (GBR)

Turned pro

2005

Date of birth

March 19, 1981

Place of birth

Clatterbridge, United Kingdom

Country

United Kingdom

Residence

Tuscany, Italy

Height

6 ft 2 inch / 189 cm

Weight

165 lbs / 75 kg


Bio snapshot

Finished fourth overall at Tour du Poitou Charentes on strength of fourth in the individual time trial ... Returned to action at the Tour of Austria after fracturing his left elbow in a crash on opening stage of Baloise Belgium Tour on May 28 ... Won Tour Méditerranéen overall on strength of victory in the individual time trial for first stage race win overall as a professional ... Runner-up finish at Dubai Tour after runner-up in Stage 1 individual time trial was best overall finish since runner-up placing at 2011 Tour of Britain ... 2013: Helped win the team classification at the Tour of Beijing ... Finished fourth in the individual time trial and was part of winning team classification squad at USA Pro Challenge until breathing problems forced his withdrawal on penultimate stage ... Finished fourth career Giro d'Italia (149th) ... Helped win team classification at the Tour of Oman ... Helped win the team time trial and team classification at Tour of Qatar ... 2012: Two victories included Stage 13 of Vuelta a España and final stage of Tour of Beijing … Fought through injury-plagued first half of season to make the team's Tour de France roster ... Injuries included injuring left wrist in a crash on Stage 2 at the Amgen Tour of California May 14, broken left wrist from a crash during rainy stage of Vuelta al Pais Vasco on April 6 and broken pelvis Feb. 17 in a crash on Stage 3 of Volta ao Algarve … Also crashed badly at the Tour de France but finished the race … 2011: Runner-up at Tour of Britain ... Silver medalist at British national time trial championships … Part of Great Britain's 2005 world championship winning pursuit team and earned a silver medal in the same event at the 2004 Olympics. 

Specialties and Strengths

Stage racing, time trials

Top 10 results 2014

Aug. 29

Tour du Poitou Charantes, Final Overall Standings

4th

Aug. 28

Tour du Poitou Charantes, Stage 4 ITT

4th

Aug. 13

Eneco Tour of Benelux, Stage 3

6th

Aug. 9 

Tour de Pologne, Stage 7 ITT

3rd

April 11

Circuit de la Sarthe, Final Overall Standings

8th

Feb. 16

Tour Méditerranéen, Final Overall Standings

1st

Feb. 16

Tour Méditerranéen, Stage 4

4th

Feb. 15

Tour Méditerranéen, Stage 3b (ITT)

1st

Feb. 8

Dubai Tour

2nd

Feb. 5

Dubai Tour, Stage 1 (ITT)

2nd

Career Highlights

2013

1st, Stage 2 (TTT), Tour of Qatar (QAT)
3rd, Stage 1 (TTT), Tirreno-Adriatico (ITA)
4th, Stage 5 (TT), USA Pro Challenge (USA)
4th, TTT, UCI world road championships (ITA)

2012

1st, Stage 13, Vuelta a España (ESP) 
1st, Stage 5, Tour of Beijing (CHN) 

2011

1st, Stage 3, Volta ao Algarve (POR)
2nd overall, Tour of Britain (GBR)
2nd, national time trial championship (GBR)
4th overall, Tour of Beijing (CHN)