Serge Pauwels

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Serge Pauwels
Serge Pauwels - Tour de Romandie 2010, Stage 3.jpg
Pauwels at the 2010 Tour de Romandie.
Personal information
Full name Serge Pauwels
Nickname Sergio[1]
Born (1983-11-21) 21 November 1983 (age 30)
Lier, Belgium
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)[1]
Team information
Current team Omega Pharma-Quick Step
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder[1]
Professional team(s)
2006–2008
2009
2010–2011
2012–
Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen
Cervélo TestTeam
Team Sky
Omega Pharma-Quick Step[2]
Major wins
Mountains classification, Tour Down Under (2007)
Infobox last updated on
3 January 2014

Serge Pauwels (born 21 November 1983) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Omega Pharma-Quick Step.[3]

Cycling career[edit]

Born in Lier, Pauwels' career kicked off in 2004 in the youth team of the Netherlands ProTeam Rabobank. He also rode for their Continental team in 2004 and 2005. Pauwels turned professional in 2006 with Chocolade Jacques-Topsport Vlaanderen, with whom he also rode in 2007 and 2008. Pauwels won the overall mountain ranking in the 2007 Tour Down Under and was second in the sixth stage of the 2006 Tour de l'Avenir in France.

Education[edit]

In addition to cycling, Pauwels holds a bachelor's degree in Engineering and is working on his master's degree in Applied Economics. A graduate of the University of Antwerp he has always combined racing with studying.

Major results[edit]

2005
5th U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
7th Overall GP do Oeste
2006
4th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
8th Grand Prix de Wallonie
2007
1st Mountains classification Tour Down Under
2008
8th Overall Tour de Wallonie
2012
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 2b (TTT)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Serge Pauwels". Omega Pharma-Quick Step. Decolef. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Benson, Daniel (20 November 2011). "Serge Pauwels back to Belgium with Omega Pharma-Quick Step". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) - BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 

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