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Name: Allan Davis  
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Date of Birth: 30th August 1913
Place of Birth: London, England, UK
Profession: Director
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Allan Davis in the 2005 Paris-Roubaix

Allan Davis (27 July 1980 - ) is an Australian professional road cyclist, born in Ipswich, Queensland, and residing in Bundaberg, Queensland and in Spain. He started competitive cycling at the age of 10, and turned professional in 2002. He is a member of Liberty Seguros team (formerly Team ONCE), known for his sprinting ability.

In 2004 and 2005 he has participated in the Tour de France, coming fifth in the 2005 Tour de France Points classification for the Green Jersey, behind the winner, Thor Hushovd of Norway, and fellow Australians Stuart O'Grady (2nd) and Robbie McEwen (3rd), and Kazakh champion Alexander Vinokourov (4th).

His manager Manolo Saiz has on several occasions compared Davis to his former rider the Frenchman Laurent Jalabert as a rider who has a potential to do well in a variety of races of different characteristics.

Cycling Career

  • 2005: 1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Murcia ESP; 1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Murcia ESP; 1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Aragon ESP; 1st Points Classification Vuelta a Aragon ESP; 2nd Overall Tour Down Under AUS; 2nd Stage 1 Tour Down Under AUS; 3rd Stage 2 Tour Down Under AUS; 3rd Stage 5 Tour Down Under AUS; 3rd Stage 6 Tour Down Under AUS
  • 2004: 1st Stage 5 Tour of Germany GER; 1st Stage 3 Tour of Poland POL; 1st Trofeo Mallorca ESP; 1st Trofeo Manacor ESP; 98th Overall Tour de France FRA
  • 2003: 1st Trofeo Alcudia ESP; 1st Stage 4 Circuit de la Sarthe FRA; 1st Stage 3 Challenge des Baleares ESP; 2nd Road Race Australian Titles VIC
  • 2002: 1st Stage 1 Tour del Capo RSA; 2nd Overall Trofeo Porec CRO
  • 2001: 6th U23 Road World Championships POR
  • 2000: 7th U23 Road World Championships FRA; 9th Australian Open Road Race VIC
  • 1998: Australian Junior Men's Road Cyclist of the Year award.

External Links

  • Cycling Australia profile

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