Christian Knees

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Christian Knees
Deinze - Nokere Koerse, 16 maart 2016, vertrek (B22).JPG
Knees at the 2016 Nokere Koerse.
Personal information
Full name Christian Knees
Born (1981-03-05) 5 March 1981 (age 35)
Bonn, West Germany
Height 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Sky
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Rouleur
Professional team(s)
2004–2005 Wiesenhof
2006–2010 Team Milram
2011– Team Sky
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2013)
Vuelta a España
1 TTT stage (2016)

Stage Races

Bayern-Rundfahrt (2008)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Road Race Championship (2010)
Infobox last updated on
20 August 2016

Christian Knees (born 5 March 1981) is a German professional road racing cyclist who rides for Team Sky.[1] He won the German National Road Race Championship in 2010.[2] In 2011 he was originally going to join the Australian team known as Pegasus but left after they failed to secure a UCI Professional Continental license. He ultimately joined Team Sky as a domestique.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]


3rd Overall Rás Tailteann
1st Stage 5
6th Overall The Peace Race
1st Young rider classification
6th Overall Ytong Bohemia Tour
7th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
7th Rund um Düren
7th Alpbach Rad Classic
2nd Overall Sachsen-Tour
4th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
6th Overall Ster Elektrotoer
7th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
7th Overall Hessen Rundfahrt
8th Ronde van Drenthe
1st Rund um Köln
4th Overall 3-Länder-Tour
2nd National Road Race Championships
3rd Eindhoven Team Time Trial
1st Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
2nd Sparkassen Giro Bochum
5th Rund um den Henninger Turm
9th Overall Tour de Suisse
3rd Rund um den Henninger Turm
8th Brabantse Pijl
10th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
10th GP di Lugano
10th Amstel Gold Race
1st MaillotAlemania.PNG National Road Race Championship
7th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
9th Overall Tour of Britain
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 1b (TTT) Giro del Trentino
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia 59 66
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de France
Jersey red.svg Vuelta a España WD 91 124

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


External links[edit]

Media related to Christian Knees at Wikimedia Commons