Frank Høj

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Frank Høj
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Personal information
Full name Frank Høj
Born (1973-01-04) 4 January 1973 (age 44)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1995–1997 Collstrop–Lystex
1998 Palmans-Ideal
1999 U.S. Postal Service
2000 Française des Jeux
2001–2002 Coast
2003 Fakta
2004 Team CSC
2005–2006 Gerolsteiner
2007–2008 Cofidis
2009–2010 Team Saxo Bank
Major wins
Veenendaal–Veenendaal (1998)
Circuit Franco-Belge (1998)

Frank Høj (born 4 January 1973) is a retired Danish professional road bicycle racer. Høj started as a stagiaire for the Zetelhallen team in 1994, and became professional in 1995 for Collstrop–Lystex. His first win as a professional came the year after. In a live interview with Danish media station TV2 during the coverage of Tour de France 2015, Høj admitted to have used EPO in the early periods of his career, namely 1995-1998.

Major results[edit]

1993
Stage 1, Milk Race
1994
Zellik–Galmaarden
Stage 3, Circuit Franco-Belge
1995 – Collstrop–Lystex
1996 – Collstrop–Lystex
Metas Volantes Competition in Vuelta a Andalucía
1997 – Collstrop
Scandinavian Championship
Omloop van de Westkust
Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
1998 – Palmans
Veenendaal–Veenendaal
Danish Road Racing Championship
Circuit Franco-Belge
1999 – U.S. Postal Service
2000 – Française des Jeux
Grand Prix Fayt-Le-Franc
2nd, Paris - Brussel
6th, Olympic Games
2001 – Team Coast
Combativity Competition, Danmark Rundt
2002 – Team Coast
2nd, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2003 – Team Fakta
Sachsen Tour
2nd, Overall
GP S.A.T.S.
2004 – Team CSC
2nd, silver medalist(s) Danish Time Trial Championship
GP S.A.T.S.
8th, Olympic Games
8th, Tour of Flanders
10th, Paris–Roubaix
2005 – Gerolsteiner
Stage 3, Circuit Franco-Belge
2006 – Gerolsteiner
7th, Paris–Tours
2007 – Cofidis
2008 – Cofidis
2nd, silver medalist(s) National Time Trial Championship
2009 – Team Saxo Bank
3rd, bronze medalist(s) National Road Race Championship

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