2017 was Ryan Gibbons neo-pro season and the young South African impressed from early on. Gibbons took his first professional win at the Tour de Langkawi by sprinting to the win on stage 5. Gibbons consistency in Langkawi saw him also secure the GC title.
Gibbons strong start to the season earned him a place on our Giro d’Italia team and the 23-year-old South African impressed again with 6 top-10 placings during the Giro. In 2018, Gibbons will our 2nd main sprinter, behind Mark Cavendish, with the Giro d’Italia once again on the cards for Ryan.
Birth Place: Johannesburg, South Africa
Turned Professional: 2017
Rider Type: sprinter
5th Stage 13 Giro d’Italia
6th Stage 12 Giro d’Italia
6th Stage 7 Giro d’Italia
GC Tour de Langkawi
Stage 5 Tour de Langkawi
7th Coppa Bernocchi
2nd U23 South African Road Race Championships
Numerous local South African races