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Edward Clancy

 

Edward (Ed) Clancy (born 12th March 1985, Barnsley) is an English professional track and road bicycle racer who rides for the UCI Professional Continental team Landbouwkrediet-Tonissteiner. On the track his specialist discipline is Pursuit. He won the first stage of the 2005 Tour of Berlin. He also won 2007 Team Pursuit World Champsionship. At the 2008 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester he was again part of the Gold medal winning Team Pursuit squad.

On 17 August, Clancy was a member of the Olympic team pursuit squad which broke the world record in the heats with a time of 3:55:202, beating their Russian opponents comfortably to go through to the final ride-off for silver and gold. The following day, on their way to winning the gold medal, the British Team pursuit broke their own world record in a time of 3:53:314, beating their Danish competitors by 6.7 seconds.

Clancy lives in Newton-le-Willows.

 

Collectables Signed By Edward Clancy