Jelle Nijdam

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Jelle Nijdam
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Nijdam in 2013
Personal information
Full name Jelle Nijdam
Nickname Snelle Jelle
Born (1963-08-16) 16 August 1963 (age 53)
Zundert, the Netherlands
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1984–1987 Kwantum Hallen
1987–1989 Superconfex-Yoko
1990–1992 Buckler
1993–1994 WordPerfect
1995–1996 TVM
Major wins
6 stages Tour de France
Paris–Tours
Paris–Brussels
Tour of the Netherlands (3x)
Amstel Gold Race

Jelle Nijdam (born August 16, 1963 in Zundert, Noord-Brabant) is a Dutch former professional cyclist. Nijdam turned professional after the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. He participated in the Tour de France 10 times, winning six stages and wearing the yellow jersey for three days. Nijdam's father, Henk Nijdam, was a professional cyclist from 1962 to 1969, who won the 1961 world amateur track pursuit championship. He also competed in the individual pursuit and team pursuit events at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[1]

Major Results[edit]

1987
1st, prologue – Tour de France, held the yellow jersey for one day
1st, Dwars door Vlaanderen
1988
1st, Amstel Gold Race
1st, 5th stage – Tour de France, yellow jersey for 2 days
1989
1st, 4th and 14th stage – Tour de France
1st, Paris–Tours
1st, Paris–Brussels
1990
3rd, Amstel Gold Race
1st, 6th stage – Tour de France
1st, Tour of the Netherlands
1991
1st, 5th stage – Tour de France
1st, Three Days of De Panne
1992
1st, Tour of the Netherlands
1995
1st, Tour of the Netherlands
1st, Dwars door Vlaanderen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jelle Nijdam Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 21 November 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2015. 

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