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TIMOTHY JONES Zimbabwe Road Bicycle Racer

Timothy Jones (born 1 August 1975 in Harare) is a Zimbabwean professional road racing cyclist. He has raced in Europe for ten years, for Amore E Vita, Mobilvetta, Mercury, Domina Vacanze and Tenax professional cycling teams. His most notable victories are stage 3 of the 2003 Settimana Ciclista Lombarda, Tour of Slovenia (1999), Giro Del Capo (1998) in South Africa and the 2001 Trofeo dell ‘Etna in Italy where he beat Davide Rebellin and Ivan Basso. He is the first Zimbabwean to compete in a Grand Tour, finishing 73rd in the 2001 Giro d’Italia. Jones brother, Nathan represented Zimbabwe at the 1991 Cycling Junior World Championships that were held in Colorado USA, his youngest brother Adam is a notable publisher and editor of Wealth Magazine in Botswana. He is also the brother-in-law of Italian cyclists Antonio and Ivan Fanellii. In the late 1990s Jones tested positive for elevated levels of hematocrit.

PALMARÈS

1998
1st Zimbabwe jersey.jpg National Time Trial Championship
1st Overall Giro del Capo

1st Stage 4 Giro del Capo
1999
1st Overall Tour of Slovenia

1st Stage 5
2001
1st Trofeo dell’Etna
2003
1st Stage 3 Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
2007
1st Maratona dles Dolomites
2010
1st Providence Cyclo-cross

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