Lukas Pöstlberger

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Lukas Pöstlberger
Quaregnon - Le Samyn des Dames & Le Samyn, 2 mars 2016, départ (D065).JPG
Lukas Pöstlberger in 2016
Personal information
Full nameLukas Pöstlberger
NicknamePösti
Born (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 27)
Vöcklabruck, Upper Austria, Austria
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)
Team information
Current teamBora–Hansgrohe
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2015Bora–Argon 18 (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2011–2013RC Arbö–Gourmetfein–Wels
2014–2015Tirol Cycling Team
2016–Bora–Argon 18
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2017)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championship
(2012, 2018)

Lukas Pöstlberger (born 10 January 1992) is an Austrian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe.[1] He won the Austrian National Road Race Championships in 2012.[2]

Born in Vöcklabruck, Pöstlberger was named in the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia[3] and won the opening stage,[4] becoming the first Austrian rider to win a stage of the Giro[5] and the first Austrian to lead the race.[6] In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the 2018 Tour de France.[7]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2011
1st Stage 1 Cycling Tour of Sibiu
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
2012
National Road Championships
1st MaillotAustria.PNG Road race
4th Time trial
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Avenir
2013
1st GP Kranj
5th Overall Tour of Al Zubarah
5th Road race, National Road Championships
6th Overall Cycling Tour of Sibiu
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
9th Road race, UEC European Road Championships
9th Gran Premio San Giuseppe
2014
1st Tour Bohemia
2015
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall An Post Rás
1st Stage 7 Tour of Austria
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Oberösterreichrundfahrt
2nd Belgrade Banjaluka
3rd Trofeo Edil C
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
10th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
1st Prologue
2016
1st Stage 4 Oberösterreichrundfahrt
10th Druivenkoers Overijse
2017
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 1
Held Jersey pink.svg & Jersey violet.svg after Stage 1
Held Jersey white.svg after Stages 1–2
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
5th E3 Harelbeke
2018
National Road Championships
1st MaillotAustria.PNG Road race
4th Time trial
2019
4th Dwars door Vlaanderen

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 114
A yellow jersey Tour de France 132
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "With Christoph Pfingsten, BORA – hansgrohe completes its roster for 2019". Bora–Hansgrohe. Denk Pro Cycling GmbH & Co. KG. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  2. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Austria (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  3. ^ "2017: 100th Giro d'Italia: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Giro d'Italia 2017: Lukas Postlberger wins first stage on debut". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  5. ^ MacLeary, John (5 May 2017). "Giro d'Italia: Lukas Postlberger causes huge upset on stage one to take maglia rosa on grand tour debut". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. Retrieved 6 May 2017. Not only was this the biggest win of Pöstlberger's career, but also the first ever stage win at the Giro d'Italia for an Austrian rider.
  6. ^ Farrand, Stephen (5 May 2017). "Destiny steps in to give Postlberger his moment of Giro d'Italia glory". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  7. ^ "2018: 105th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 5 July 2017.

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