Martijn Maaskant

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Martijn Maaskant
Martijn Maaskant 2010 (cropped).jpg
Maaskant at the 2010 Amstel Gold Race
Personal information
Full name Martijn Maaskant
Born (1983-07-27) 27 July 1983 (age 32)
Zuidland, South Holland, Netherlands
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2003–2005 Van Vliet-EBH Advocaten-Gazelle
2006–2007 Rabobank Continental Team
Professional team(s)
2008–2013 Slipstream-Chipotle
2014 UnitedHealthcare
Infobox last updated on
29 October 2014

Martijn Maaskant (born 27 July 1983) is a retired Dutch professional road racing cyclist. Maaskant competed professionally between 2008 and 2014.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Maaskant turned professional with Slipstream-Chipotle in 2008.[3][4] Following a six-year stint with the renamed Garmin-Sharp squad, Maaskant signed with UnitedHealthcare for the 2014 season.[5][6] After the 2014 season, Maaskant retired from professional cycling.[1][2]

Born in Zuidland, South Holland, Netherlands, Maaskant currently resides in Lanaken, Flanders, Belgium.[7][8]

Palmarès[edit]

Sources:[9][10][11]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Pink jersey Giro
Yellow jersey Tour 133 95 138
golden jersey Vuelta 135 150
Legend
DSQ Disqualified
IP In Progress
WD Withdrew

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Maaskant ends cycling career". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 29 October 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Martijn Maaskant (31) hangt fiets aan de haak" [Martijn Maaskant (31) retires from professional cycling]. Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch) (Groot-Bijgaarden, Flanders: Corelio). 29 October 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Slipstream Sports LLC announces Team Slipstream/Chipotle 2008 roster; Chipotle increases sponsorship, signs on as presenting sponsor". Cannondale-Garmin (Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC). 28 December 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Team Slipstream/Chipotle presents 'The New Face of American Cycling". cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 19 November 2013. Retrieved 30 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Maaskant signs with UnitedHealthcare". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 12 September 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Maaskant hoping for Roubaix revival with UnitedHealthcare". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). 8 April 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Martijn Maaskant at UnitedHealthcare". UnitedHealthcare (Oakland, California: Momentum Sports Group, LLC). 28 December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  8. ^ "Lien Crapoen is het bloemenmeisje van de Ronde" [Lien Crapoen is the flower girl at the Tour of Flanders]. Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch) (Groot-Bijgaarden, Flanders: Corelio). 1 April 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2013. 
  9. ^ "Martijn Maaskant at Cycling Archives". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Martijn Maaskant at Cycling Base". Cycling Base. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  11. ^ "Martijn Maaskant at Cycling Quotient". Cycling Quotient. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 

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