Marcus Burghardt

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Marcus Burghardt
Tour de Romandie 2013 - Stage 5 - Podium - Marcus Burghardt 1 (cropped).jpg
Burghardt at the 2013 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full name Marcus Burghardt
Born (1983-06-30) 30 June 1983 (age 34)
Zschopau, Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Team information
Current team Bora–Hansgrohe
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist
Professional team(s)
2005–2009 T-Mobile Team
2010–2016 BMC Racing Team
2017– Bora–Hansgrohe
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 individual stage (2008)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2017)
Gent–Wevelgem (2007)

Marcus Burghardt (born 30 June 1983) is a German professional road bicycle racer, currently riding for UCI ProTeam Bora–Hansgrohe.[1]

Career[edit]

Burghardt was born in Zschopau, Saxony, and raced as an amateur in the U-23 Wiesenhof team, with which he tasted success in the shape of the overall win at the Bundesliga Gerlingen in 2004. Burghardt turned professional in 2005, and won the UCI ProTour race Gent–Wevelgem in 2007, ahead of teammate Roger Hammond. He has also performed well in some races such as the Dwars door Vlaanderen and some stages of the Vuelta a España.

Burghardt gained a bit of notoriety on Stage 9 of the 2007 Tour de France when he hit a dog while on the course. He was also successful in winning Stage 18 of the 2008 Tour de France into Saint Etienne, beating break-away compatriot Carlos Barredo.

Burghardt signed with BMC Racing Team for the 2010 season.[2] After seven years there, in August 2016 Bora–Hansgrohe announced that he would join them for 2017.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2005
4th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2007
1st Gent–Wevelgem
3-Länder-Tour
1st Stages 3 & 5
3rd E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
2008
Tour de France
1st Stage 18
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 18
2009
4th Overall Sachsen Tour
5th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
7th Tour of Flanders
7th Gent–Wevelgem
10th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
2010
Tour de Suisse
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Points classification
1st Stages 5 & 7
5th Overall Tour of Qatar
2011
9th Overall Tour of Qatar
2013
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Tour de Romandie
2017
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 70
A yellow jersey Tour de France 127 120 161 164 58 98 154 89 131
A red jersey Vuelta a España 76 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BMC Racing Team (BMC) – USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
  2. ^ VeloNews.com (2009-09-01). "Hincapie confirms to BMC with Ballan, Kroon, Burghardt". VeloNews. Archived from the original on 2009-09-03. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Marcus Burghardt signs for Bora-Hansgrohe". cyclingnews.com. 19 August 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Marcus Burghardt at Wikimedia Commons