Burghardt at the 2013 Tour de Romandie
|Full name||Marcus Burghardt|
30 June 1983 |
|Height||1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
|Rider type||Classics specialist|
|2010–2016||BMC Racing Team|
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.
- 4th Dwars door Vlaanderen
- 1st Gent–Wevelgem
- 1st Stages 3 & 5
- 3rd E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
- Tour de France
- 1st Stage 18
- Combativity award Stage 18
- 4th Overall Sachsen Tour
- 5th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
- 7th Tour of Flanders
- 7th Gent–Wevelgem
- 10th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
- Tour de Suisse
- 5th Overall Tour of Qatar
- 9th Overall Tour of Qatar
- 1st Mountains classification Tour de Romandie
- 1st Road race, National Road Championships
Grand Tour general classification results timeline
|Tour de France||—||—||127||120||—||161||164||58||98||154||—||89||131|
|Vuelta a España||76||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||DNF||—||—|
|—||Did not compete|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- "BMC Racing Team (BMC) – USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
- 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.
- "Marcus Burghardt signs for Bora-Hansgrohe". cyclingnews.com. 19 August 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
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