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Shane Sutton is the 51-year-old British Cycling coach who swapped the territory of his birth, New South Wales, for his adopted home of South Wales.

A gold medallist in the team pursuit at the Commonwealth Games in 1978, he moved to Britain in the early 1980s and raced as a professional for a clutch of domestic teams, including PMS and Banana-Falcon. In 1987 he rode a couple of weeks of the Tour de France for ANC-Halfords. His biggest win was the 1990 Milk Race.

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