Lukas Pöstlberger

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Lukas Pöstlberger
Pöstlberger in 2023
Personal information
Born (1992-01-10) 10 January 1992 (age 32)
Vöcklabruck, Upper Austria, Austria
Height1.82 m (5 ft 11+12 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)[1]
Team information
Rider typeRouleur
Amateur team
2015Bora–Argon 18 (stagiaire)
Professional teams
2011–2013RC Arbö–Gourmetfein–Wels
2014–2015Tirol Cycling Team
2016–2022Bora–Argon 18[2][3][4]
2023Team Jayco–AlUla
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2017)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships
(2012, 2018)

Lukas Pöstlberger (born 10 January 1992) is an Austrian cyclist, who most recently rode for UCI WorldTeam Team Jayco–AlUla.[5] He won the Austrian National Road Race Championships in 2012.[6]


Born in Vöcklabruck, Pöstlberger was named in the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia[7] and won the opening stage,[8] becoming the first Austrian rider to win a stage of the Giro[9] and the first Austrian to lead the race.[10] In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the 2018 Tour de France.[11]

Major results[edit]

1st Stage 1 (TTT) Sibiu Cycling Tour
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
National Road Championships
1st Road race
4th Time trial
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Avenir
1st GP Kranj
5th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Overall Tour of Al Zubarah
6th Overall Sibiu Cycling Tour
1st Young rider classification
9th Road race, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
9th Gran Premio San Giuseppe
1st Tour Bohemia
1st Overall An Post Rás
1st Stage 7 Tour of Austria
1st Mountains classification, Oberösterreich Rundfahrt
2nd Belgrade Banjaluka II
3rd Trofeo Edil C
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
10th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
1st Prologue
Combativity award Overall Tour Alsace
1st Stage 4 Oberösterreich Rundfahrt
10th Druivenkoers Overijse
Giro d'Italia
1st Stage 1
Held & after Stage 1
Held after Stages 1–2
National Road Championships
2nd Road race
3rd Time trial
5th E3 Harelbeke
National Road Championships
1st Road race
4th Time trial
4th Dwars door Vlaanderen
8th Overall Okolo Slovenska
1st Stage 2 Critérium du Dauphiné
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
1st Hong Kong Challenge
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
10th Clàssica Comunitat Valenciana 1969

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 114 95
A yellow jersey Tour de France 132 DNF DNF 116
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "BORA - hansgrohe". Retrieved 7 July 2019.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ Ryan, Barry (28 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Bora-Hansgrohe". Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Bora - Hansgrohe". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Team Jayco–AlUla". UCI. Retrieved 12 January 2023.
  6. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Austria (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  7. ^ "2017: 100th Giro d'Italia: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Giro d'Italia 2017: Lukas Postlberger wins first stage on debut". BBC Sport. Retrieved 5 May 2017.
  9. ^ 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.
  10. ^ Farrand, Stephen (5 May 2017). "Destiny steps in to give Postlberger his moment of Giro d'Italia glory". Retrieved 6 May 2017.
  11. ^ "2018: 105th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 5 July 2017.

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