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When Was Simon Gerrans Born? posted on 10/30/2014

Born May 16, 1980, Simon Gerrans is a road bicycle racer from Australia. Presently, he is riding for Orica-GreenEDGE, which is Australia's UCI Pro Tour team. Gerrans has won the Australian National Road Race Championship twice, and the Tour Down Under race three times. In Tour de France of 2013, his team won the event and he won the yellow jersey for Stage 4.

Gerrans was introduced to cycling by his neighbor, Phil Anderson, who is a Yellow Jersey winner. Later, Gerrans went on to earn the scholarship for Australian Institute of Sport. In 2002, he came fifth in senior division of Australian National Road Race Championships and won the title for under 23. In 2003, he went to Portugal to train with Carvalhelhos-Boavista team, and then trained with the AG2R Prevoyance team. In 2008, Gerrans won his first victory in the Tour de France by winning stage 15.

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