Kevin De Weert

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Kevin De Weert
Kevin De Weert.jpg
De Weert at the 2008 Omloop Het Volk.
Personal information
Full name Kevin De Weert
Born (1982-05-27) 27 May 1982 (age 35)
Duffel, Belgium
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2001 Rabobank junior
2002 Rabobank GS3
Professional team(s)
2003–2004 Rabobank
2005–2006 Quick-Step–Innergetic
2007–2008 Cofidis
2009–2014 Quick-Step
2015 LottoNL–Jumbo

Kevin De Weert (born 27 May 1982 in Duffel) is a former Belgian professional road bicycle racer.[1] In October 2014 it was announced would join LottoNL–Jumbo on a two-year deal from 2015, with the team's directeur sportif Nico Verhoeven describing his role as a domestique for the team's general classification riders in stage races.[2] De Weert retired on his 33rd birthday due to the continuing effects of injuries sustained earlier in his career.[3] In February 2016 he succeeded Carlo Bomans as coach of the Belgian national cycling team.[4]

Major results[edit]

1998
1st MaillotBélgica.PNG National Under-17 Time Trial Championships
2000
1st MaillotBélgica.PNG National Under-19 Time Trial Championships
1st Giro della Toscana U19
2001
7th Zesbergenprijs Harelbeke
2002
2nd Zesbergenprijs Harelbeke
5th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
2003
5th OZ Tour Beneden-Maas
9th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
2007
4th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2010
17th Overall Tour de France[5]
2011
10th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) – BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 8 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "George Bennett joins Belkin". sbs.com.au. 10 October 2014. Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 18 October 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/de-weert-calls-it-a-day
  4. ^ "Kevin De Weert nieuwe bondscoach Heren Elite". www.belgiancycling.be. 12 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/tour-de-france-2010/stage-20/results

External links[edit]

Media related to Kevin De Weert at Wikimedia Commons