Sean Kelly

A cycling legend

Saturday February 18, 16:00 - 16:40 | In association with Vitus Bikes

Sean Kelly is one of the most successful road cyclists of the 1980s, winning 193 professional races in total including Paris-Nice seven years in a row, Paris-Roubaix and Grand Priz des Nations.

He twice won bronze medals in the World Road Race Championships, as well as ranking No. 1 in the rankings for a record five years and officially retired in 1994.

Sean rode the iconic Vitus 979 frame to most of his major race wins:-

One-day Classics Wins

Milan – San Remo: (1986, 1992)
Paris–Roubaix: (1984, 1986)
Liège–Bastogne–Liège: (1984, 1989)
Giro di Lombardia: (1983, 1985, 1991)
Gent–Wevelgem: 1988

Stage Race Wins
Paris–Nice: (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
Tour de Suisse: (1983, 1990)
Tour of the Basque Country: (1984, 1986, 1987)
Volta a Catalunya: (1984, 1986)
Critérium International: (1983, 1984, 1987)
Nissan Classic: (1985, 1986, 1987, 1991

Grand Tours

Tour de France:
Points classification (1982, 1983, 1985, 1989)
Intermediate sprints classification (1982, 1983, 1989)
5 individual stages

Vuelta a España:
General Classification (1988)
Points classification (1980, 1985, 1986, 1988)
16 individual stages