Björn Thurau

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Björn Thurau
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Thurau at the 2016 Tour of Britain.
Personal information
Born (1988-07-23) 23 July 1988 (age 28)
Frankfurt am Main, West Germany
Team information
Current team Kuwait–Cartucho.es
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2007 Atlas-Romer's Hausbäckerei
Professional team(s)
2008–2009 Elk Haus–Simplon
2010 Team Bergstrasse
2011 Team NSP
2012–2014 Team Europcar[1]
2015 Bora–Argon 18
2016 Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2017– Kuwait–Cartucho.es

Björn Thurau (born 23 July 1988 in Frankfurt am Main) is a German professional road racing cyclist who rides for Kuwait–Cartucho.es. He is the son of former cyclist Dietrich Thurau. In September 2014, it was announced that Thurau would join the Bora–Argon 18 team for 2015.[2]

Major results[edit]

2006
1st Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
2009
4th Rund um die Nürnberger Altstadt
7th Overall Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich
2011
9th Overall Paris–Corrèze
10th Overall Azerbaijan International Cycling Tour
2012
4th Overall Mi-Août Bretonne
6th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
2013
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification Tour de Luxembourg
10th Coppa Ugo Agostoni
2014
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification Tour de Suisse

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Europcar (EUC) – FRA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Björn Thurau signs for Bora". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 17 September 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2014.