Kjell Carlström

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Kjell Carlström
Kjell Carlström - 2014.jpg
Carlström in 2014
Personal information
Full nameKjell Carlström
Born (1976-10-18) 18 October 1976 (age 42)
Porvoo, Finland
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Team information
Current teamIsrael Cycling Academy
DisciplineRoad
Role
Professional team(s)
2002–2004Amore & Vita–Beretta
2005–2009Liquigas–Bianchi
2010–2011Team Sky
Managerial team(s)
2013–2016IAM Cycling
2017–Israel Cycling Academy
Major wins
One day races
National Road Race Championships (2000, 2004, 2011)

Kjell Carlström (born 18 October 1976) is a retired Finnish road racing cyclist, who competed as a professional between 2002 and 2011. He won the Finnish national road race title in 2000, 2004 and 2011.[1]

He raced in the Tour de France in 2005, 2006 and 2007. His best performance in the Tour de France was a second place stage finish on stage 8 in the 2006 race. In December 2011 he announced his retirement after his contract with Team Sky was not renewed and he was unable to find a new team.[2]

Starting in 2013, he became one of directeurs sportifs at IAM Cycling. After the team disbanded, he moved to similar position at Israel Cycling Academy, where he presently works.

Major results[edit]

2003
1st Stage 7 Tour of Queensland
2004
1st MaillotFin.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
1st Overall UNIQA Classic
1st Stage 2
2005
1st Stage 3 UNIQA Classic
2007
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2008
1st Stage 3 Paris–Nice
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Klasika Primavera
2009
1st MaillotFin.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
2010
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2011
1st MaillotFin.PNG Road race, National Road Championships

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kjell Carlström". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 5 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Carlström facing retirement after 10 years". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 29 December 2011. Retrieved 6 January 2012.

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