| Lucy Garner|
Node4 Pro Cycling
Road and Track
| 20 September 1994 (age 21)
Leicester, England (1994-09-20) |
Lucy Garner (born 20 September 1994) is a British racing cyclist. She races professionally with Wiggle High5 and is a double junior world road race champion.
Garner grew up in Cosby, Leicestershire. Her first cycling club was the Leicestershire Road Club. Competing with them from 2004 to 2012, she won many National Awards from both the British Schools Cycling Association and British Cycling. She has a sister, Grace, who is two years younger than her and also a racing cyclist. She remained in full-time education until 2012, when she left Countesthorpe Community College having completed her AS-levels.
Garner won her first junior world title at the 2011 road world championships in Copenhagen. She was part of a late six-woman breakaway from the peloton and won the race comfortably in a sprint for the line. A year later, she retained her title in a bunch sprint finish of 19 riders at the championships in Valkenburg, Netherlands, having had a lead-out from Elinor Barker.
Garner signed a professional contract with UCI Women's Team Team Argos-Shimano in October 2012, turning professional at the start of the 2013 season. In May 2013, she claimed her first professional victory on the opening stage of the Tour of Chongming Island in Shanghai, China. In September 2015 Garner announced she would be riding for Wiggle High5 in 2016.
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