Patrick Gretsch

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Patrick Gretsch
Gretsch 4JDD 2010.JPG
Gretsch at the 2010 Four Days of Dunkirk
Personal information
Full name Patrick Gretsch
Born (1987-04-07) 7 April 1987 (age 28)
Erfurt, East Germany
Team information
Current team Ag2r-La Mondiale
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time-trialist
Professional team(s)
2006–2009 Thüringer Energie Team
2010–2011 Team HTC-Columbia
2012–2013 Project 1t4i[1]
2014– Ag2r-La Mondiale
Major wins
Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23 (2008)
Infobox last updated on
5 January 2015

Patrick Gretsch (born 7 April 1987) is a professional cyclist, who rides for Ag2r-La Mondiale.[2] Gretsch was born in Erfurt, East Germany, three and a half years before the German reunification.

Gretsch left Argos-Shimano at the end of the 2013 season and joined Ag2r-La Mondiale for the 2014 season.[2]

Palmarès[edit]

2008
1st Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt
1st Stage 5
2nd World Under-23 Time Trial Championships
2009
3rd World Under-23 Time Trial Championships
4th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt
9th Rund um Köln
2011
1st Prologue Ster ZLM Toer
1st Prologue USA Pro Cycling Challenge
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
2012
1st Prologue Vuelta a Andalucía
2013
2nd National Time Trial Championships
4th Overall Tour of Alberta

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Pink jersey Giro 138 - 69 95 IP
Yellow jersey Tour - 141 - - -
red jersey Vuelta - - - 126 -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atkins, Ben (2 August 2011). "Patrick Gretsch to Skil-Shimano for two years". VeloNation (VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Gretsch excited about move to Ag2r-La Mondiale". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 7 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

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