Ben Swift

Benjamin Ian Swift (born 6 December 1987) is a British track and road racing cyclist.

Ben Swift was 2004 British track cycling champion Junior in the points race. The next year he won the UIV Cup Dortmund and he was third in the British Championships in Scratch. In 2006 he was national runner-up in the team pursuit and 2007 he was European U23 champion in the same discipline. On the road, he won a stage at the Giro delle Regioni and got a place as a trainee at the Professional Continental team Barloworld.

In the UCI Track World Championships 2012 in Melbourne Swift won three medals: a gold in the scratch and one silver in the points race and the two - team driving, together with Geraint Thomas.

Achievements - train

  • 2nd in the UCI Track World Championships 2010 in the Team Pursuit with Andrew Tennant, Edward Clancy and Steven Burke
  • World Champion - Scratch

Achievements - road

  • A stage in the Giro delle Regioni
  • Coppa della Pace
  • A stage in the Giro della Valle d' Aosta Mont Blanc
  • A stage and General Classification Tour de Picardie
  • Two stages of the Tour Down Under
  • A stage in the Vuelta a Castilla y León
  • A stage of Tour de Romandie
  • A stage in Tour of California
  • Two stages of Tour of Poland
  • A stage Settimana Internazionale

Placement in the Grand Tours


  • 2006 Team 100% Me
  • 2007 Team 100% Me
  • 2007 Barloworld ( Stagiaire )
  • 2008 Team 100% Me
  • 2009 Team Katusha
  • 2010 Sky
  • 2011 Sky
  • 2012 Sky
  • 2013 Sky

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