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 30)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb; 11 st 5 lb)
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Amateur team
2010–2013VL Technics–Abutriek
Professional teams
2014–2015Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise[1]
2016–2017Trek–Segafredo
2018Team Sunweb[2]
2019–Trek–Segafredo[3][4]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Primus Classic (2019)

Edward Theuns (born 30 April 1991) is a Belgian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo.[5] 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.[6] In August 2015 it was announced that Theuns would join Trek–Segafredo for the 2016 season.[7] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France[8] and the 2017 Vuelta a España.[9]

Major results[edit]

2010
8th Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
1st Stage 4
2012
8th Paris–Tours Espoirs
2013
1st Stage 2a (ITT) Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Giro della Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia
2nd Overall Tour du Piémont Vosgien
3rd Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
6th Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
7th GP Briek Schotte[10]
8th Paris–Tours Espoirs
10th La Côte Picarde
2014
1st Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
3rd Handzame Classic
4th Châteauroux Classic
7th Omloop van het Waasland
2015
1st Ronde van Drenthe
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Eurométropole
2nd Dwars door Vlaanderen
2nd Scheldeprijs
2nd Rund um Köln
3rd Halle–Ingooigem
4th Dwars door Drenthe
4th Nationale Sluitingsprijs
5th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st Jersey yellow.svg Points classification
5th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
5th Clásica de Almería
5th Ronde van Zeeland Seaports
7th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 5
7th Overall World Ports Classic
7th Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
8th Paris–Tours
8th Grand Prix de Fourmies
9th Schaal Sels
2016
1st Stage 1 Tour of Belgium
3rd Dwars door Vlaanderen
3rd Halle–Ingooigem
4th Scheldeprijs
8th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
8th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
Tour de France
Held Jersey white.svg after Stage 1
2017
Tour of Turkey
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 6
1st Stage 4 BinckBank Tour
2nd Halle–Ingooigem
5th Down Under Classic
6th Road race, UEC European Road Championships
7th Overall Three Days of De Panne
8th Paris–Roubaix
2018
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2019
1st Primus Classic
6th Omloop van het Houtland
9th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
2020
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2021
1st Stage 5 Tour de Hongrie
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
8th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
8th Clásica de Almería
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 2 Tour de France

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF 88 119 104
A red jersey Vuelta a España 91 133
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. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce official 2019 rosters for men and women". Trek Bicycle Corporation. Intrepid Corporation. 27 December 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce complete 2020 men's roster". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 9 November 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Trek - Segafredo". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Edward Theuns". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  7. ^ Clarke, Stuart (19 August 2015). "Trek Factory Racing sign young talents Theuns and Bonifazio for 2016". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  8. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  9. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  10. ^ "Julien Vermote remporte le GP Briek Schotte à Desselgem" [Julien Vermote wins the GP Briek Schotte in Desselgem]. rtbf.be (in French). 10 September 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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