Jasper Stuyven

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Jasper Stuyven
Vuelta a España 2015 - 8ª Etapa Puebla de Don Fadrique - Murcia-89 (20393709834) (cropped).jpg
Stuyven at the 2015 Vuelta a España
Personal information
Born (1992-04-17) 17 April 1992 (age 26)
Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad, track
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Sprinter
Amateur team(s)
2009–2010Avia Cycling Team
2011Ovyta-Eijssen-Acrog
Professional team(s)
2012–2013Bontrager–Livestrong
2014–Trek Factory Racing
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2015)

One-day Races and Classics

Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne (2016)

Jasper Stuyven (born 17 April 1992 in Leuven) is a Belgian cyclist riding for Trek–Segafredo.[1]

Career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

Jasper Stuyven had a successful career as a junior rider. In 2009, at age 17, he won the UCI Junior World Road Race Championships. 2010 brought Stuyven more successes when he won one day races Paris-Roubaix Juniors and Remouchamps–Ferrières–Remouchamps.

Early years[edit]

He began his professional career at age 20 for Bontrager–Livestrong. While riding for this team, he booked four victories, including the Volta ao Alentejo.

Stuyven joined UCI WorldTeam Trek Factory Racing in 2014 at the age of 22. During this season, he rode in his first grand tour, the 2014 Vuelta a España. In this race, he earned fourth place in three stages and finished ninth in the points classification.[2]

2015[edit]

2015 brought Stuyven his biggest victory yet, when he won stage 8 of the 2015 Vuelta a España in a reduced bunch sprint. Stuyven had been involved in a crash earlier in the stage and he was forced to withdraw from the race after the stage with a broken scaphoid.[3]

2016[edit]

Stuyven at the 2016 Tour de France

In 2016, he won the Belgian one-day race Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne by breaking away solo for the last 17 kilometers of the race.[4] Stuyven also earned a fifth place at the E3 Harelbeke. He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France[5] where he held the Polka dot jersey for two days.

2017[edit]

Stuyven was part of the 5 man leading group at the 2017 Paris–Roubaix, and finished fourth in the sprint finish behind Greg Van Avermaet of BMC Racing Team.[6]

He rode in the 2017 Giro d'Italia.[7] Stuyven finished second behind Silvan Dillier of BMC Racing Team after the pair had been part of a five-man breakaway that rode clear of the peloton for almost all of the 217km stage. [8] The pair had been part of a five-man breakaway that rode clear of the peloton for almost all of the 217km stage. Stuyven finished the race in 98th place overall, and was second in the points classification behind Fernando Gaviria of Quick-Step Floors.

2018[edit]

In 2018, Stuyven finished in the top 10 in many of the spring classics, including 4th place in the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad,[1] and 5th in the 2018 Paris–Roubaix, being part of the chase group with Sep Vanmarcke and defending champion Greg Van Avermaet.[9] In the Tour de France, he came close to winning Stage 14 but was overtaken on the last climb by eventual stage winner Omar Fraile with less than 3 kilometres to go. In September, he first won the Grand Prix de Wallonie, before winning his home town race in Leuven, the GP Jef Scherens[10].

Personal life[edit]

Stuyven studied at the Sint-Pieterscollege in Leuven.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Road race, UCI Junior World Road Championships
2nd Overall Giro Della Toscana
3rd Overall Driedaagse van Axel
4th Overall Keizer der Juniores
2010
1st Paris–Roubaix Juniors
1st Remouchamps–Ferrières–Remouchamps
1st Stage 3 Driedaagse van Axel
1st Stage 4 3 Giorni Orobica
2011
2nd Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
2012
1st Stage 3 Cascade Classic
7th Grand Prix de Wallonie
2013
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Volta ao Alentejo
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1st Jersey white.svg Young classification
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 1 Tour de Beauce
3rd Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
3rd Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
2015
1st Stage 8 Vuelta a España
2016
1st Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
5th E3 Harelbeke
9th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
Tour de France
Held Jersey polkadot.svg after Stages 2–4
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 2
2017
2nd Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
3rd Overall BinckBank Tour
1st Stage 7
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Paris–Roubaix
5th Brussels Cycling Classic
6th Japan Cup
7th Eschborn-Frankfurt – Rund um den Finanzplatz
7th EuroEyes Cyclassics
8th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2018
1st Grand Prix de Wallonie
1st Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
2nd Brussels Cycling Classic
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
3rd Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
4th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
5th Paris–Roubaix
6th E3 Harelbeke
7th Tour of Flanders
9th Gent–Wevelgem
9th Halle–Ingooigem
10th Overall BinckBank Tour
1st Stage 4
10th Milan–San Remo
10th Dwars door Vlaanderen
10th Tour de l'Eurométropole
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 14 Tour de France

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 98
A yellow jersey Tour de France 99 63
A red jersey Vuelta a España 88 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jasper Stuyven". Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  2. ^ http://www.flanderstoday.eu/current-affairs/jasper-stuyvens-star-sparkles-vuelta
  3. ^ Benson, Daniel (29 August 2015). "Vuelta a España: Stuyven wins stage 8". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Stuyven wins Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 28 February 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  5. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  6. ^ "Van Avermaet wins Paris-Roubaix". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 9 April 2017. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  7. ^ "2017: 100th Giro d'Italia: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  8. ^ http://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/racing/giro-ditalia/silvan-dillier-pips-jasper-stuyven-giro-ditalia-stage-six-victory-colossal-breakaway-330097#CvS7wfBkgYpBOzoE.99
  9. ^ "Peter Sagan wins Paris-Roubaix". Cycling News.com. 8 April 2018. Retrieved 8 April 2018.
  10. ^ "Jasper Stuyven wint GP Jef Scherens". VTM Nieuws. 16 September 2018. Retrieved 16 September 2018.