Lauri Aus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lauri Aus
Gravestone with flowers at the base surrounded by grass
Aus's gravestone in Tartu
Personal information
Full name Lauri Aus
Born (1970-11-04)November 4, 1970
Tartu, Estonia
Died July 20, 2003(2003-07-20) (aged 32)
Tartu, Estonia
Team information
Discipline Road
Professional team(s)
1995–1996
1997–2003
Mutuelle
Casino
Major wins
Tour de Limousin General Classification (1997)
Classic Haribo (1998)
Infobox last updated on
March 14, 2010

Lauri Aus (November 4, 1970 in Tartu – July 20, 2003 near Tartu) was an Estonian professional cyclist, who represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992. He became a professional in 1995 and rode for several French teams. He was the first Estonian rider to finish the Tour de France in 1997.

Lauri Aus died while training, when he was struck by a drunken driver.

Major Accomplishments[edit]

1992
Estonia National Road Race Champion
5th Olympics Road Race
1994
Estonia National time trial Champion
1997
1st Tour de Limousin, stage 3
1st Tour de Limousin, General Classification
1st Tour de Pologne, stage 1
1998
1st Classic Haribo
1st Tour de l'Oise, stage 1
2nd Tour de l'Oise, General Classification
1st Tour du Poitou-Charentes, stage 1
1st Tour du Poitou-Charentes, General Classification
3rd Tour de Limousin, General Classification
Estonia National Road Race Champion
Estonia National time trial Champion
2001
1st Tour du Poitou-Charentes, stage 4
3rd Tour du Poitou-Charentes, General Classification
2003
3rd Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, General Classification

References[edit]