Grégory Rast

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Grégory Rast
Grégory Rast (Tour de France 2007 - stage 7).jpg
Personal information
Full nameGrégory Rast
Born (1980-01-17) 17 January 1980 (age 39)
Cham, Switzerland
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad
Role
Rider typeClassics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2000Post Swiss Team (stagiaire)
2002Phonak (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2001Post Swiss Team
2003–2006Phonak
2007–2009Astana
2010–2011Team RadioShack
2012–2018RadioShack–Nissan[1]
Managerial team(s)
2019–Trek–Segafredo (directeur sportif)
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 TTT stage (2009)

Stage races

Tour of Luxembourg (2007)

Single-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2004, 2006)

Grégory Rast (born 17 January 1980 in Cham) is a Swiss former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2001 and 2018 for the Post Swiss Team, Phonak, Astana, Team RadioShack and Trek–Segafredo teams.[2] He was the winner of the Swiss National Road Race Championships in 2004 and 2006.[3] Rast now works as a directeur sportif for the Trek–Segafredo team.[4]His sporting career began with RMV Cham-Hagendorn.[5]

Major results[edit]

2002
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
3rd Overall Grand Prix Guillaume Tell
1st Stage 4
3rd La Côte Picarde
4th Grand Prix de Waregem
9th GP Kranj
2003
8th Trofeo Alcudia
8th Stausee-Rundfahrt Klingnau
2004
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
4th Rund um den Henninger Turm
2005
3rd Paris–Bourges
7th Stausee-Rundfahrt Klingnau
2006
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Giro del Piemonte
3rd Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
6th Vattenfall Cyclassics
9th GP Ouest France-Plouay
2007
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 4
7th Trofeo Calvia
2008
1st Grand Prix Istanbul
5th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
6th Overall Tour of Poland
7th Trofeo Sóller
9th Brabantse Pijl
2009
1st Stage 4 (TTT) Tour de France
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Jersey green.svg Sprints classification Tour de Romandie
2010
9th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
9th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
2011
4th Paris–Roubaix
2012
8th Road race, Olympic Games
2013
1st Stage 6 Tour de Suisse
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2014
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2015
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tour of Alberta

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Gregory Rast to retire at the end of the season". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 6 August 2018. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  3. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Trek-Segafredo Men". Trek Bicycle Corporation. Intrepid Corporation. Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  5. ^ Post Swiss Team 2001. Däniken: Impressio AG. 2001. p. 23.

External links[edit]

Media related to Grégory Rast at Wikimedia Commons