Rob Hayles


Rob Hayles

Infobox Cyclist
ridername = Rob Hayles


fullname = Robert John Hayles
nickname =
dateofbirth = birth date and age|1973|1|21|df=yes
country = ENG
height = height|m=1.86 [http://www.melbourne2006.com.au/Participants/Participants?ID=104155 Official website of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games] ]
weight = convert|80|kg|lb|abbr=on|lk=on
currentteam =
discipline = Track & Road
role = Rider
ridertype =
amateuryears = 1994
1995
1996-1997
1998
1999
amateurteams = Team Haverhill-Taylor's Foundry
All Media-Futurama
Team Ambrosia
Team Brite
Tony Doyle Ltd-Clarkes Contracts
proyears = 2001-2003
2005
2007
proteams = Cofidis
Recycling.co.uk
Team KLR-Parker International-Dolan Bikes
majorwins =
updated = 20 August 2008
medaltemplates =

Robert John Hayles (born 21 January 1973 in Portsmouthcite web| url=http://www.olympics.org.uk/athleterecord.aspx?at=1573| title=Rob Hayles - Olympic Record| publisher=British Olympic Association] ) is a track and road racing cyclist, riding for Great Britain, England and his professional team Team Halfords Bikehut. Hayles is best known for his achievements in the Team pursuit and Madison events.

He first represented Great Britain in the Olympic Games in Atlanta in 1996, where he rode the team pursuit. Hayles represented England in the points race and team pursuit events at the 1998 Commonwealth Games. At the 2000 Summer Olympics, Hayles won the silver medal in the individual pursuit, he was a member of the tem pursuit squad who claimed the bronze medal and rode the Madison along with Bradley Wiggins where they finished fourth, he also rode the road race but did not finish the race.

From 2001 to 2003 Hayles rode for the Cofidis professional racing team in France.

In March 2008 Hayles was suddenly withdrawn from the Great Britain team competing at the UCI World Track Cycling Championships in Manchester, [cite web| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/cycling/7315034.stm| title=Hayles suspended after blood test| publisher=BBC Sport| date=26 March 2008] and had his racing licence suspended for 14 days having given an irregular pre-race blood sample with an elevated haematocrit level of 50.3% (0.3% above the permitted 50% that is considered permissible and healthy). Following two weeks of intensive testing, Hayles' licence was restored. [cite web| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/cycling/7329985.stm| title=Hayles gets racing licence back
publisher=BBC Sport| date=11 April 2008
]

He went on to win the 2008 British National Road Race Championships; but was not selected as part of the Great Britain cycling squad for the Beijing Olympics. [cite web| url=http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/general/others/cycling-rowing-ace-romero-takes-aim-for-beijing-cycling-gold-862816.html| title=Cycling: Rowing ace Romero takes aim for Beijing cycling gold| publisher=The Independent| date=9 July 2008]

Hayles lives in High Peak, Derbyshire with his wife and daughter. [cite web| url=http://www.missionsportsmanagement.co.uk/robhayles/| title=Rob Hayles Profile| publisher=Mission Sports Management]

Major Results

*2000 Bronze Team Pursuit – Olympics
*2000 Bronze Individual Pursuit – World championships
*2000 Silver Team Pursuit – World Championships
*2003 Silver Team Pursuit – World Championships
*2003 Bronze Pursuit, National Championships
*2004 Silver Individual Pursuit, World Championships, Melbourne [ [http://www.olympics.org.uk/athens/team_gb_cat.asp?AthleteID=183&AthleteID_Detail=183&SportNameId=7 Olympics.org] ]
*2004 Silver Team Pursuit, World Championships, Melbourne
*2004 Silver Team Pursuit, Olympics, Athens (with S. Cummings, P. Manning, Bradley Wiggins)
*2004 Bronze Madison, Olympics, Athens (with Bradley Wiggins). See also [http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/olympics_2004/cycling/3595022.stm BBC report 25/8/04]
*2005 Gold Team Pursuit, World Championship, Los Angeles (with S. Cummings, Chris Newton, P. Manning)
*2005 Gold Madison, World Championship, Los Angeles (with Mark Cavendish) See also [http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/cycling/4386997.stm BBC report 28/3/05]
*2006 Silver 4,000m Individual Pursuit, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
*2006 Gold 4,000m Team Pursuit, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
*2006 Silver Team Pursuit, World Championship, Bordeaux
*2008 flagicon|GBR British National Road Race Championships
*2008 Tour of Pendle
*2008 Beaumont Trophy Road Race

British National Track Championship Results

*1993 Kilometre
*1994 Kilometre
*1994 Madison
*1995 Madison
*1996 Points
*1997 Madison
*1997 Points
*1997 Pursuit
*1998 Madison
*1998 Points
*1998 Pursuit
*1999 Madison
*1999 Points
*1999 Pursuit
*2000 Points
*2000 Pursuit

ee also

*Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics
*Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 2004 Summer Olympics
*Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Individual Pursuit Men
*Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Team Pursuit Men
*Cycling at the 2006 Commonwealth Games
*Great Britain and Northern Ireland at the 2000 Summer Olympics
*Cycling at the 2004 Summer Olympics - Madison Men

References

External links

*Official|http://www.robhayles.com/index.php


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