Jay McCarthy

Jay McCarthy

McCarthy at the 2013 Grand Prix de Denain
Personal information
Full name Jay McCarthy
Born (1992-09-08) 8 September 1992
Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Team information
Current team Tinkoff
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2011–2012 Team Jayco-AIS
2013–2016 Saxo–Tinkoff
Infobox last updated on
15 October 2016

Jay McCarthy (born 8 September 1992) is an Australian racing cyclist,[1] who currently rides for Tinkoff.[2] He finished in 91st place in the 2014 Giro d'Italia. In 2015, McCarthy showed promise by reaping a third place in the overall classification of the Tour of Turkey thanks to good placings in the mountains.[3] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España[4] and the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[5] In October 2016 he was announced as a member of the Bora–Argon 18 squad for 2017, with a focus on short stage races and punchy one day classics.[6]

Career achievements

Major results

1st Overall Tour of Wellington
1st Stage 2
1st Prologue Tour de l'Avenir
3rd Overall Tour of Turkey
4th Overall Tour Down Under
1st Stage 2
1st Young rider classification
5th National Road Race Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 91 - 88
Yellow jersey Tour - - -
red jersey Vuelta - 66 -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. "Jay McCarthy". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  2. "Tinkoff-Saxo (TCS) – RUS". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  3. Stephen Puddicombe (3 May 2015). "Durasek wins Tour of Turkey as Mas pips Cavendish on final stage". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media Sports & Leisure network. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  4. "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  5. "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  6. "Bora-Hansgrohe finalise 2017 roster with McCarthy, Pelucchi and Saramotins signings". cyclingnews.com. 14 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
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