Gino Mäder

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Gino Mäder
2016 2017 UCI Track World Cup Apeldoorn 43.jpg
Mäder in 2016
Personal information
Full nameGino Mäder
Born (1997-01-04) 4 January 1997 (age 25)
Flawil,[1] Switzerland
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Bahrain Victorious
Disciplines
RoleRider
Amateur teams
2016VC Wiedlisbach
2017VC Mendrisio–PL Valli
2018IAM–Excelsior
Professional teams
2019–2020Team Dimension Data[2]
2021–Team Bahrain Victorious
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2021)
Vuelta a España
Young rider classification (2021)

Gino Mäder (born 4 January 1997)[3] is a Swiss road and track cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Bahrain Victorious.[4][5]

Career[edit]

Before turning professional on the road, Mäder was a high level track cyclist, having competed at the 2016 UEC European Track Championships in the team pursuit event.[6] He turned fully professional in 2019, with UCI WorldTeam Team Dimension Data.[7] In October 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Vuelta a España.[8]

On stage 7 of the 2021 Paris–Nice, Mäder was part of the breakaway, and nearly won the stage. However, in the final 50 meters, he was caught and outsprinted by Primož Roglič. He was given the combativity award for the day.[9]

Later in the year, Mäder rode the 2021 Vuelta a España. After losing three minutes over the first eight stages, he began to perform strongly starting on stage nine, when he finished seventh on the mountain stage to Alto de Velefique.[10] Over the rest of the race, he continued his strong performance while serving as a domestique for Jack Haig. On stage 17, which finished atop the Lagos de Covadonga, Mäder finished with the elite group that finished a minute and a half down on the race leader, Primož Roglič. The result lifted him inside the top ten on GC.[11] The next day, on the race's queen stage to Altu d'El Gamoniteiru [es], Haig and Mäder finished fifth and seventh, respectively, at almost a minute down, with Mäder moving up to eighth on GC.[12] On the race's penultimate stage, Mäder and Haig, together with Roglič, Enric Mas, and Adam Yates, comprised the five-man group that escaped from the GC group on the third to the last climb. The group continued to build their advantage over the other contenders, with the move allowing Mäder to rise inside the top five overall and Haig to move into the third spot on GC. Mäder also took the lead in the young rider classification as he overhauled Egan Bernal.[13] He held his position in the final day time trial to finish the Vuelta in fifth and confirming his victory in the young rider classification.[14]

Major results[edit]

2014
4th Road race, European Junior Road Championships
9th Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
9th Overall Tour du Pays de Vaud
2015
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Overall Tour du Pays de Vaud
1st Prologue & Stage 1
2nd Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
5th Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
2017
3rd Piccolo Giro di Lombardia
6th Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt U23
2018
Tour Alsace
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Stage 4
1st Stage 4 Ronde de l'Isard
2nd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Overall Tour of Hainan
1st Stage 6
3rd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 8 & 10
4th Road race, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
4th G.P. Palio del Recioto
2021
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 6
Held Jersey blue.svg after Stages 6–8
1st Stage 8 Tour de Suisse
5th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
10th Overall Paris–Nice
2022
2nd Overall Tour de Romandie

General classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour general classification results
Grand Tour 2019 2020 2021 2022
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 20 5
Major stage race general classification results
Race 2019 2020 2021 2022
Jersey yellow.svg Paris–Nice 10 DNF
Jersey blue.svg Tirreno–Adriatico
MaillotVolta.png Volta a Catalunya DNF NH
Jersey yellow.svg Tour of the Basque Country 21 40
Jersey yellow.svg/Jersey green.svg Tour de Romandie DNF 2
Jersey yellow-bluebar.svg Critérium du Dauphiné
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de Suisse 31 NH 27
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gino Mäder's homepage". 2021-05-13. Retrieved 2022-01-11.
  2. ^ "NTT Pro Cycling Team". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Gino Mäder". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 9 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Bahrain Victorious". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Team Bahrain McLaren sign Gino Mäder and Jonathan Milan". Bahrain–McLaren. Bahrain World Tour Cycling Team. 9 December 2020. Retrieved 9 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Results 2016 UEC European Track Championships" (PDF). europeantrack2016.veloresults.com. 1 October 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Dimension Data finalise 2019 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  8. ^ "75th La Vuelta ciclista a España: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 19 October 2020.
  9. ^ Fletcher, Patrick (13 March 2021). "Gino Mäder close to tears as Roglic flies past 'like a plane' at Paris-Nice". Cycling News. Retrieved 22 March 2021.
  10. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (22 August 2021). "Vuelta a España: Caruso wins on Alto de Velefique". CyclingNews. Retrieved 22 August 2021.
  11. ^ Ryan, Barry (1 September 2021). "Vuelta a España: Roglic storms to victory on Lagos de Covadonga". CyclingNews. Retrieved 1 September 2021.
  12. ^ Fletcher, Patrick (2 September 2021). "Vuelta a España: Lopez triumphs on the Gamoniteiru on stage 18". CyclingNews. Retrieved 2 September 2021.
  13. ^ Fletcher, Patrick (4 September 2021). "Vuelta a España: Clément Champoussin wins stage 20". CyclingNews. Retrieved 4 September 2021.
  14. ^ Fletcher, Patrick (5 September 2021). "Primoz Roglic wins the Vuelta a España". CyclingNews. Retrieved 5 September 2021.

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