Robert Förster

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Robert Förster
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Förster at the 2013 Tour of Alberta
Personal information
Full name Robert Förster
Born (1978-01-27) January 27, 1978 (age 36)
Markkleeberg, Germany
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current team UnitedHealthcare
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2001–2002
2003–2008
2009–2010
2011–
Team Nürnberger
Gerolsteiner
Team Milram
UnitedHealthcare
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 3 stages
Vuelta a España, 1 stage
Infobox last updated on
17 February 2014
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Robert Förster (born 27 January 1978) is a German professional road racing cyclist, specialising in bunch sprints, currently riding for UnitedHealthcare.[1]

He turned professional in 2001, initially riding for Team Nürnberger. He is 177 centimetres (5 ft 10 in) tall and weighs 81 kilograms (179 lb).

His career highlights have been wins in the final (Museo del Ghisallo-Milan) stage 21 of the Giro d'Italia 2006, and stage 15 (Motilla del Palancar – Ford factory, Almussafes) of the 2006 Vuelta.

Palmares[edit]

2002
1st, Stage 3, Sachsen Tour
1st, Stage 6a, Circuito Montañés
2003
1st, Groningen-Münster
1st, Stage 1, Rheinland-Pfalz Rundfahrt
2004
1st, Groningen-Münster
2005
1st, Stage 4, Internationale Niedersachsen-Rundfahrt
2006
1st, Stage 21, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 15, Vuelta a España
1st, Stage 5, Ster Elektrotoer
1st, Stage 3, Danmark Rundt
1st, Stage 6, Danmark Rundt
1st, Stage 1, Circuit de la Sarthe
2007
1st, Stage 3, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 5, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 1, Deutschland Tour
1st, Stage 4, Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali
2008
1st, Veenendaal–Veenendaal
3rd, Münsterland Giro
1st, Stage 1, Volta ao Algarve
1st, Stage 3, Volta ao Algarve
2009
1st, Stage 7, Tour of Turkey
2010
3rd, Grote Scheldeprijs
2011
1st, Stage 8, Tour de Langkawi
1st, Stage 2a, Vuelta a Asturias
1st, Stage 3, Nature Valley Grand Prix
1st, Stage 4, Nature Valley Grand Prix
1st, Stage 4, Tour of Qinghai Lake
3rd Philadelphia International Championship
2013
1st, Stage 6, Tour of Qinghai Lake

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