Jesper Hansen (cyclist)

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Jesper Hansen
Hazebrouck - Quatre jours de Dunkerque, étape 2, 8 mai 2014, départ (A089).JPG
Hansen in 2014
Personal information
Full name Jesper Hansen
Born (1990-10-23) October 23, 1990 (age 24)
Denmark
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb; 9.4 st)
Team information
Current team Tinkoff-Saxo
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Professional team(s)
2009–2011 Energi Fyn
2012–2013 Glud & Marstrand-LRØ
2013 Saxo-Tinkoff (stagiaire)[1]
2014– Tinkoff-Saxo
Infobox last updated on
1 February 2015

Jesper Hansen (born 23 October 1990) is a Danish cyclist. He is a member of the Tinkoff-Saxo team. In 2014 he received the Young rider classification jersey at the Tour of Norway, for being the best rider under 25 years of age in the overall classification standings. In April 2015 he received the door prize, a slang expression in cycling. While riding the Tour de Romandie, he slammed into the door of a medical car that was carelessly opened before him and knocked him on the tarmac. While appearing injured at first, he ultimately soldiered on and continued the race.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

2013
2nd Hadeland GP
6th Overall Circuit des Ardennes
6th Overall Tour de Normandie
7th Overall Tour of Norway
2014
6th Overall Tour of Norway
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jesper Hansen  » Tinkoff-Saxo". Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Nigel Wynn (30 April 2015). "Jesper Hansen car-doored by medic during Tour de Romandie (video)". Cycling Weekly (IPC Media Sports & Leisure network). Retrieved 30 April 2015. 

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