Maarten Wynants

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Maarten Wynants
Maarten Wynants 2016.jpg
Wynants at the 2016 Tour of Britain
Personal information
Full name Maarten Wynants
Born (1982-05-13) 13 May 1982 (age 34)
Hasselt, Belgium
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight 74 kg (163 lb; 11.7 st)[1]
Team information
Current team LottoNL–Jumbo
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2004 Jong Vlaanderen 2016
Professional team(s)
2005–2006 Chocolade Jacques–T Interim
2007–2010 Quick-Step–Innergetic
2011– Rabobank[2]

Maarten Wynants (born 13 May 1982 in Hasselt) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team LottoNL–Jumbo.

Career[edit]

Wynants was awarded the Combativity award, given to a rider judged to have showed exceptional attacking spirit during the race, following Stage 1 of the 2010 Tour on 4 July. Attacking in the first kilometre, he continued to lead from the front until both he and Alexandr Pliushin of Team Katusha were caught by the peloton just 10 km from the end of the 225.5 km stage.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st MaillotBélgica.PNG Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
2006
1st Grote Prijs Beeckman-De Caluwé
2010
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 1 Tour de France
2012
10th Paris–Roubaix
2013
2nd Trofeo Platja de Muro
9th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
2014
6th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
2016
9th Le Samyn
9th Tour de l'Eurométropole

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 116 DNF 132 117 138
A red jersey Vuelta a España 113 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wynants, Maarten". Quick Step. 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-09. 
  2. ^ "Former Rabobank (RAB) – NED". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Profile: Maarten Wynants". Quick Step Cycling. 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-04. 

External links[edit]

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