Casper Pedersen

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Casper Pedersen
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 96.jpg
Personal information
Full nameCasper Philip Pedersen
Born (1996-03-15) 15 March 1996 (age 23)
Copenhagen Denmark
Team information
Current teamTeam Sunweb
DisciplineRoad, Track
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2015–2016Riwal Platform
2017Team Giant–Castelli
2018Aqua Blue Sport[1]
2019–Team Sunweb[2]

Casper Philip Pedersen (born 15 March 1996) is a road and track cyclist from Denmark, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Sunweb.[3]

In 2015 he competed at the 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in the men's omnium. He won the bronze medal in the team pursuit at the 2015 UEC European Track Championships in Grenchen, Switzerland.[4] In September 2018 Team Sunweb announced that Pedersen would join them on a three-year deal from 2019, initially with a role as a domestique in the Flanders classics and the team's sprint train.[5] In August 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Vuelta a España.[6]

Major results[edit]

2014
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Omnium, UCI Junior Track World Championships
2nd Paris–Roubaix Juniors
2015
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Team pursuit, UEC European Track Championships
2016
2nd Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
2017
1st EuropeanChampionJersey(2016).png Road race, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
UCI Track World Cup
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team pursuit – Colombia
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit – Pruszków
1st GP Horsens
1st Stage 2 Flèche du Sud
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Madison (with Niklas Larsen), UEC European Track Championships
2nd Fyen Rundt
2nd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Stage 1
3rd Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
10th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
2018
5th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2019
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 103
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018 rider roster and first races confirmed". Aqua Blue Sport. Aqua Blue Sport Limited. 1 January 2018. Archived from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Team Sunweb confirm 2019 men's and women's rosters". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Team Sunweb". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Team pursuit results of 2015 UEC European Track Championships". Tissot timing. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Ny kontrakt: Dansk cykeltalent skal med på Team Sunwebs sprinttog" [New contract: Danish cycling talent will participate in Team Sunweb's sprints]. DR.dk (in Danish). 12 September 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  6. ^ "2019: 74th La Vuelta ciclista a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 23 August 2019.

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