Gijs Van Hoecke

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Gijs Van Hoecke
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 145.JPG
Van Hoecke in 2015.
Personal information
Full nameGijs Van Hoecke
Born (1991-11-12) 12 November 1991 (age 30)
Ghent, Belgium
Height186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Team information
Current teamAG2R Citroën Team
  • Road
  • Track
Amateur teams
2010Beveren 2000
2011Omega Pharma–Lotto Davo
Professional teams
2012–2016Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
2019–2020CCC Team[1]
2021–AG2R Citroën Team

Gijs Van Hoecke (born 12 November 1991) is a Belgian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam AG2R Citroën Team.[2][3]


In 2011, when he was 19 years old, he was selected to participate at the Track Cycling World Championships, where he won the bronze medal in the Men's omnium. One year later, at the World Championships in Melbourne, he finished ninth in the same event and became Madison World Champion.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's team pursuit for the Belgian national team.[4]

Van Hoecke won the bronze medal at the Madison in the 2013 European Track Championships. During that year, he also won his first six-day race in Amsterdam.

In 2014, Van Hoecke won the Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig road race. In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[5]

In August 2018 he announced that he would join the CCC Team for 2019, working as a domestique for his training partner, Greg Van Avermaet.[6] Van Hoecke remained with the team into the 2020 season; that August, it was announced that Van Hoecke would join the AG2R Citroën Team on a two-year contract, from the start of the 2021 season.[3]

Major results[edit]


2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison, UCI Junior Track World Championships
National Junior Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Omnium
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Kilo
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Individual pursuit
1st MaillotBélgica.svg Omnium, National Junior Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Jochen Deweer), UCI Junior Track World Championships
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Omnium, UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Omnium, UCI Track World Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Madison (with Kenny De Ketele), UCI Track World Championships
UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Madison (with Jasper De Buyst)
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Team pursuit
2nd Six Days of Ghent (with Kenny De Ketele)
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Kenny De Ketele)
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Madison (with Kenny De Ketele), UEC European Track Championships
3rd Six Days of Ghent (with Kenny De Ketele)
2nd Six Days of Ghent (with Kenny De Ketele)


1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Giro della Toscana Juniors
5th Overall Münsterland Tour
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Ronde van de Provincie Antwerpen
2nd Paris–Tours Espoirs
3rd Ronde van Zeeland Seaports
2nd Grand Prix Criquielion
1st Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
1st Jersey green.svg Combativity classification Eneco Tour
8th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
10th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
10th Ronde van Limburg
6th Overall Danmark Rundt
8th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
6th Overall Okolo Slovenska
9th Grosser Preis des Kantons Aargau

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 122
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Valter completes CCC Team's 2020 roster". Future plc. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ "AG2R Citroën Team". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Stan Dewulf and Gijs Van Hoecke sign for two years". AG2R La Mondiale. EUSRL France Cyclisme. 5 August 2020. Retrieved 5 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Gijs Van Hoecke". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 September 2012.
  5. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Navarro signs with Katusha-Alpecin – News Shorts". 28 August 2018. Retrieved 1 September 2018.

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