Jesse Sergent

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Jesse Sergent
Jesse Sergent 3DWV2011 3.JPG
Sergent at the 2011 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, a race he would win overall.
Personal information
Full name Jesse Sergent
Nickname Goose
Born (1988-07-08) 8 July 1988 (age 27)
Feilding, New Zealand
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current team Trek Factory Racing
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time Trialist/classics
Amateur team(s)
2009–2010 Trek-Livestrong
Professional team(s)
2011 Team RadioShack
2012– RadioShack-Nissan[1]
Major wins
Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen (2011)
Infobox last updated on
9 March 2014

Jesse Sergent (born 8 July 1988) is a New Zealand racing cyclist for Trek Factory Racing.[2] He was born in Feilding.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Sergent won the bronze medal as part of the New Zealand team in team pursuit, together with Sam Bewley, Hayden Roulston Westley Gough, and Marc Ryan.[3]

On 10 November 2008, it was announced that Sergent had signed with Trek-Livestrong's under-23 development team, for 2009 and 2010. Sergent became a stagiaire with Team RadioShack for the last part of the 2010 season.[4] He then signed a professional contract for 2011 with Team RadioShack.[5] Sergent, with several other riders, joined the former Leopard Trek team to form RadioShack-Nissan, ahead of the 2012 season.[1]

Sergent switched to track cycling for the 2012 London Olympics, where he and his team mates ( Sam Bewley, Marc Ryan Westley Gough made themselves double Olympic bronze medalists. Aaron Gate was the only rider added to the team.

In 2013, Sergent rode for RadioShack-Leopard. He started the racing season with New Zealand elite road nations where he placed third.

In 2014 Sergent continues to ride for RadioShack-Leopard - renamed Trek Factory Racing. For the 2014 season Sergent provided support to Fabian Cancellara. Sergent also rode in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games individual road time trial and road race.

In the 2015 Tour of Flanders, Sergent was in a seven-man breakaway group of riders, when he was hit by a neutral service car. He abandoned the race with a suspected broken collar bone.[6]

Palmares[edit]

2008
 Bronze Beijing Olympic Games Team Pursuit
2009
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tour of Southland
3rd World Track Championship Team Pursuit
2010
1st Stage 3 (ITT) Tour of the Gila
1st Prologue Cascade Cycling Classic
World Track Championships
2nd Individual pursuit
3rd Team pursuit
3rd Overall Olympia's Tour
Commonwealth Games
2nd Individual pursuit
2nd Team pursuit
2011
1st Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
1st Prologue (ITT)
1st Overall Tour du Poitou Charentes
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
1st Stage 4 (ITT) Eneco Tour
2nd Men's Individual Pursuit, Track World Championships
2012
2nd Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
3rd  Bronze London Olympic Games Team Pursuit
2013
3rd Stage Stage 5 Eneco Tour
7th Overall Volta ao Algarve
3rd Stage 4 Volta ao Algarve
2014
1st Stage 5 Tour of Austria
2nd Stage 7 Tour of Austria
3rd Stage 5 Tour de Romandie
8th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2015
3rd Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews (Competitor Group, Inc.). 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Trek Factory Racing (TFR) – USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Bingham, Eugene (18 August 2008). "Cycling: I'm not finished yet, says Roulston". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  4. ^ Richardson, Daniel (6 September 2010). "Sergent excited to join Armstrong's team". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 6 October 2011. 
  5. ^ He represented New-Zealand at the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi, India. Sergent won a silver medal in the Individual Pursuit and silver in the Team Pursuit "Bewley, Sergent team up with Lance". TVNZ. 10 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  6. ^ "Sergent hit by neutral service car at Tour of Flanders". Cycling News. Retrieved 5 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Van Poppel wins final stage of Driedaagse van West Vlaanderen". cyclingnews.com. 8 March 2015. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Jesse Sergent at Wikimedia Commons