Dag Otto Lauritzen

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Dag Otto Lauritzen
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Personal information
Born (1956-09-12) 12 September 1956 (age 58)
Grimstad, Norway
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Amateur team(s)
1998
Professional team(s)
1984-1985 Peugeot-Shell-Michelin
1986 Peugeot-Shell-Velo Talbot
1987-1989 7 Eleven
1990 7 Eleven-Hoonved
1991-1992 Motorola
1993-1994 TVM-Bison Kit
Major wins
Nordic champion (1984, 1985)
Postgirot Open, 1 stage (1986),
Rund um den Henninger Turm, (1987),
Redlands Bicycle Classic (1987),
Tour de France, 1 stage (1987),
Norway National Champion (1990)
Infobox last updated on
11 May 2009

Dag Otto Lauritzen (born 12 September 1956 in Grimstad) is a retired Norwegian professional cyclist. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he won a bronze medal in the road race, he is also the first Norwegian Tour de France stage winner (Luz Ardiden, 1987).

Lauritzen rode eight Tours de France and won a stage in the Pyrenees at Luz-Ardiden on Bastille Day, 14 July 1987.

Palmarès[edit]

1983
Roserittet DNV GP
 Norway national Team Time Trial Championship
1984
3rd 3rd place Olympic Games Road Race
 Norway national Road Race Championship
1985
GP de Peymeinade (FRA)
1987
Redlands Bicycle Classic
Rund um den Henninger-Turm
Tour de France:
Winner stage 14
1989
3rd - Tour of Flanders
Tour De Trump- Overall winner
1992
Tour of Norway

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