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Daryl Impey Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Tour de France 2019, Doping

Daryl Impey Biography

Daryl Impey is a South African professional road cyclist who was the first ever person to win back to back titles 2019 Tour Down Under. He rides for UCI WorldTeam Mitchelton–Scott. Impey sprinted to victory on stage nine of Tour de France 2019.

He started racing with his mountain bike as a 13-year-old in 1997 and later turned his attention to road cycling in 2000. Impey is also 8 x SA ITT Champion and has just won his 2nd national SA Road championship title, being the first ever person to do the double SA Road Race and ITT in his country.

Dary is an all-rounder; he generally comes to the fore on tough uphill sprints

Daryl Impey Age

Impey was orn on 6 Dcember 1984 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is 34 years old as of 2018.

Daryl Impey Family

Impey keeps his personal life very private, he has not disclosed any information regarding his father, mother or siblings.

Daryl Impey at the 2018 Tour Down Under

Daryl Impey Wife

Impey has been married to Alexandra Impey since 2011.

Daryl Impey Net Worth

Impey’s net worth has not yet been revealed.

Daryl Impey Career

He joined Team RadioShack in 2010 after riding for the South African team Barloworld in 2008. He has initially signed for 2011 with the Australian team called Pegasus, but was forced to seek employment elsewhere after that team failed to secure a UCI license.

He joined GreenEDGE for the squad’s inaugural season in 2012 after riding for MTN–Qhubeka and Team NetApp in 2011. In April 2012, he won a stage of the Tour of the Basque Country before making his Grand Tour debut at the Giro d’Italia in May. He also became the first South African ever to lead the Tour de France in 2013.

On returning, he won he Tour of Alberta by a single second thanks to his victory in the last stage, which gave him enough bonus seconds to overtake Tom Dumoulin. He confirmed his good form a couple of days later by taking the fourth place on the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec.

He had to abandon the Tour de France in 2015 after being involved in a massive crash on the third stage. Impey was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España.

Daryl Impey Doping

In July 2014, he announced that he had tested positive for the banned substance Probenecid at the South African road championships in February, though he denied any wrongdoing. He was finally cleared of the doping charges at a hearing in August 2014, which accepted his explanation that the Probenecid had entered his system after ingesting contaminated gel capsules he had bought at a pharmacist.

Daryl Impey Achievements

2019

National Road Championships
1st Road race
1st Time trial
1st Overall Tour Down Under
1st Stage 4
1st Stage 9 Tour de France
3rd Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

2018

National Road Championships
1st  Road race
1st  Time trial
1st  Overall Tour Down Under
Critérium du Dauphiné
1st Points classification
1st Stage 1
3rd Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
8th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
10th Brabantse Pijl

2017

1st  Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 6 Volta a Catalunya
1st 94.7 Cycle Challenge

2016

1st Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships

2015

1st  Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Vuelta a La Rioja
3rd 94.7 Cycle Challenge
7th Overall Tour Down Under
1st  Sprints classification
6th Classic Sud-Ardèche

Daryl Impey Height | Daryl Impey Weight

Impey stands at a height of 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) and weighs 70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb).

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