Shane Edwin Sutton OBE (born 13 June 1957, Moree,New South Wales, Australia) is a British Cycling coach, former Welsh national cycling coach and professional racing cyclist. Contents 1 Racing Career, 2 Coaching Career, 3 Awards, 4 Results, 5 References, Racing Career: He rode under Phil Griffiths as a member of the first British-based professional team to enter the Tour de France in 1987 and went on to win the 1990 Milk Race. Sutton was also one of the four men to win gold for Australia at the 1978 Commonwealth Games along with his brother, Gary Sutton. Coaching Career: His brother is also involved in coaching and is currently NSW Institute of Sport's head cycling coach. Awards: Shane was awarded the accolade of Sports Council for Wales' (now Sport Wales) Coach of the Year Award in 1998. Currently the head coach at British Cycling, Sutton won the "Coach of the Year Award" at the Sports Coach UK Coaching Awards in December 2008. He was also one of seven coaches to win a "High Performance Coach of the Year" award. Sutton was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours. Results: 1978 Team Pursuit Commonwealth Games (with Colin Fitzgerald, Kevin Nichols and Gary Sutton) 1981 5th Herald Sun Tour 1982 55th World Road Race Championships 1st Bendigo International Madison (with Danny Clark) 1983 3rd Australian National Road Race Championships 1st Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 2, Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 6, Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 11, Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 16, Herald Sun Tour 1st Bendigo International Madison (with Gary Sutton) 1984 3rd Australian National Road Race Championships 5th Beeston 1st Newport 1st Stage 10, Griffin 1000 8th Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 2, Herald Sun Tour 1985 3rd Sealink International 1st Stage 8, Sealink International 1986 3rd Milk Race 1987 9th Norwich Spring Classic 15th Tour of Ireland 1st Stage 18, Herald Sun Tour 1988 10th Milk Race 5th Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 8, Herald Sun Tour 1989 9th Herald Sun Tour 1st Stage 5, Herald Sun Tour 2nd Stage 10, Herald Sun Tour 1990 1st in General Classification Milk Race 1st Stage 3, Milk Race 1991 4th Mazda Alpine Tour 1993 3rd British National Road Race Championships

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