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Shane Archbold

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Born
1989 (32 years old)

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Timaru, New Zealand

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1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)

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80 kg (176 lb)

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Deceuninck-Quick-Step

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Shane William Archbold (born 2 February 1989) is a New Zealand professional racing cyclist who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Deceuninck–Quick-Step.

Career
Born in Timaru, Archbold competed in the men's omnium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and won the gold medal in the men's scratch race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, along with bronze in the men's team pursuit.

He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France. During the 2016 Tour de France Shane crashed early on in the 17th stage and broke his pelvis but he struggled on to finish the stage. However, he was forced to withdraw from the race four days from the finish. In October 2017 it was announced that Archbold would join Aqua Blue Sport for the 2018 season.

In August 2018, he was without a professional road team because Aqua Blue Sport folded. He decided to team up with Aaron Gate to return to track cycling and participated in Six Day London and Six Day Melbourne of 2018–19 Six Day Series with the eye of entering madison event in 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In August 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Vuelta a España.


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