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–Drapac (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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