Dennis Vanendert

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Dennis Vanendert
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Personal information
Full name Dennis Vanendert
Born (1988-06-27) 27 June 1988 (age 28)
Neerpelt, Belgium
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)
Team information
Current team Lotto–Soudal
Discipline Road and cyclo-cross
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2008–2010 Beveren 2000
2011 UC Pistoiese Cecchi Logistica
Professional team(s)
2012– Lotto–Belisol

Dennis Vanendert (born 27 June 1988) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer and cyclo-cross rider, who rides for UCI ProTeam Lotto–Soudal.[1] His elder brother Jelle is also a professional cyclist, and is a member of the Lotto–Belisol team, like his brother.

Born in Neerpelt, Vanendert has been competing as a professional since the start of the 2012 season, joining Lotto–Belisol from Italian amateur squad UC Pistoiese Cecchi Logistica.[2] Vanendert made his Grand Tour début at the 2012 Giro d'Italia, as one of three new professionals alongside Gaëtan Bille and Brian Bulgaç.[3] During the eighteenth stage, Vanendert was part of the bunch sprint, and eventually finished in tenth place.[4][5]

Major results[edit]

2005
2nd Overall Tour du Valromey
2nd Koppenbergcross Junior
2006
1st MaillotBélgica.PNG Junior race, National Cyclo-cross Championships
2008
2nd Romsée–Stavelot–Romsée
9th Izegem
2009
3rd Beverbeek Classic
5th Zuidkempense Pijl
5th Memorial Noël Soetaert
8th Memorial Fred De Bruyne
2010
1st Aalst bij Sint Truiden
2nd Trofee van Haspengouw
5th Flèche Ardennaise
5th Circuit du Hainaut
8th Buggenhout
2011
3rd Giro del Medio Brenta
3rd Gran Premio Vivaisti Cenaiesi
4th Pistoia–Fiorano
5th Trofeo Pedalata Elettrica
6th Giro del Valdarno
6th Trofeo Società Ciclistica Corsanico
6th Giro del Pratomagno
7th Coppa Comune di Castelfranco di Sopra
8th Coppa Bologna
8th Trofeo Nesti e Nelli Concessionaria Toyota
8th Giro del Montalbano
10th Classica di Colbuccaro
2013
8th Clásica de Almería
2015
9th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lotto Belisol (LTB) – BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Van den Broeck, Vanendert to new Lotto team". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 July 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Atkins, Ben (1 May 2012). "Nine Lotto-Belisol riders with goals at the Giro d'Italia". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 24 May 2012. With Dennis Vanendert, Brian Bulgac and Gaetan Bille, three of our neo-pros are making their debut in a Grand Tour. 
  4. ^ Benson, Daniel (24 May 2012). "Guardini has Cavendish's number in Vedelago". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Atkins, Ben (24 May 2012). "Andrea Guardini comes of age with a sprint victory in Vedelago". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 

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