Stephen Cummings (GBR)

Turned pro


Date of birth

March 19, 1981

Place of birth

Clatterbridge, United Kingdom


United Kingdom


Tuscany, Italy


6 ft 2 inch / 189 cm


165 lbs / 75 kg

Bio snapshot

Third in the Stage 8b individual time trial on the penultimate stage of the Friends Life Tour of Britain ... 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

Sept. 14

Tour of Britain, Stage 8a ITT


Aug. 29

Tour du Poitou Charantes, Final Overall Standings


Aug. 28

Tour du Poitou Charantes, Stage 4 ITT


Aug. 13

Eneco Tour of Benelux, Stage 3


Aug. 9 

Tour de Pologne, Stage 7 ITT


April 11

Circuit de la Sarthe, Final Overall Standings


Feb. 16

Tour Méditerranéen, Final Overall Standings


Feb. 16

Tour Méditerranéen, Stage 4


Feb. 15

Tour Méditerranéen, Stage 3b (ITT)


Feb. 8

Dubai Tour


Feb. 5

Dubai Tour, Stage 1 (ITT)


Career Highlights


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)


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


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)