Tanel Kangert

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Tanel Kangert
Tanel Kangert TDPB 2013 (Cropping).jpg
Personal information
Full name Tanel Kangert
Born (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987 (age 27)
Vändra, Estonia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2007
AG2R Prévoyance (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2008–2009
2011–
Major wins
National Time Trial Championships (2008, 2010, 2013)
National Road Race Championships (2012)
Infobox last updated on
11 February 2014

Tanel Kangert (born 11 March 1987 in Vändra) is an Estonian road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTour team Astana.[1] After the 2009 season, he was sacked by his team, Ag2r-La Mondiale, because of a knee injury that nearly ended his career.

Palmares[edit]

2005
1st Overall Course de la Paix
3rd Overall Liège-La Gleize
2007
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG National Under-23 Road Race Championships
1st Overall Tour du Gevaudan
1st Stage 3
2nd Kreiz Breizh Elites
3rd Riga Grand Prix
7th World Under-23 Time Trial Championships
10th Coppa Placci
2008
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
4th Boucles de l'Aulne
2010
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Overall Tartu GP
2012
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 9 Tour de Suisse
2013
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
5th Grosser Preis des Kantons Aargau
6th Overall Tour de Suisse
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
2014
5th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014
Pink jersey Giro - 26 13 -
Yellow jersey Tour - - - 20
red jersey Vuelta 64 - 11 IP

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress

Interview with Tanel Kangert

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Tanel Kangert at Wikimedia Commons