Edward Theuns

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Edward Theuns
Antwerpen - Scheldeprijs, 8 april 2015, vertrek (B062).JPG
Theuns at the 2015 Scheldeprijs
Personal information
Born (1991-04-30) 30 April 1991 (age 27)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Sunweb
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2010–2013VL Technics–Abutriek
Professional team(s)
2014–2015Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise[1]
2016–2017Trek–Segafredo
2018–Team Sunweb

Edward Theuns (born 30 April 1991) is a Belgian racing cyclist, who currently competes for UCI WorldTeam Team Sunweb.[2] He rode for his national team at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships.

Career[edit]

Theuns made his debut for Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise in 2014. He took his first victory in August 2014 in the Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem. In 2015, he began his season with four top-ten finishes at the Étoile de Bessèges, finishing fifth overall and winning the points classification. He took his second career win in March 2015 with victory in the Ronde van Drenthe.[3] In August 2015 it was announced that Theuns would join Trek–Segafredo for the 2016 season.[4] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France[5] and the 2017 Vuelta a España.[6]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF 88
A red jersey Vuelta a España 91
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edward Theuns". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Team Sunweb sign Theuns and Vervaeke". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 19 August 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Edward Theuns". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  4. ^ Clarke, Stuart (19 August 2015). "Trek Factory Racing sign young talents Theuns and Bonifazio for 2016". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  5. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  6. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.

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