Martin Velits

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Martin Velits
Koolskamp (Ardooie) - Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen, 18 september 2015 (B73).JPG
Velits at the 2015 Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
Personal information
Full name Martin Velits
Born (1985-02-21) 21 February 1985 (age 32)
Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
Current team Quick-Step Floors
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type One-day races
Amateur team(s)
2004 Dukla Trencin
2005–2006 Team Konica Minolta
Professional team(s)
2007 Wiesenhof
2008–2009 Team Milram
2010–2011 Team HTC–Columbia
2012– Omega Pharma–Quick-Step[1]
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 TTT stages (2010)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2009)
National Time Trial Championships (2010)

Martin Velits (born 21 February 1985 in Bratislava) is a Slovak road bicycle racer for UCI ProTour team Quick-Step Floors.[2] His twin brother, Peter Velits, was also a professional cyclist.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st MaillotSlovakia.gif Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
2005
1st MaillotSlovakia.gif Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st Stage 3a Giro del Capo
2006
1st Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge
1st MaillotSlovakia.gif Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
7th Overall Giro del Capo
8th Overall Tour of Japan
2007
10th Overall Ster Elektrotoer
2008
8th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
2009
1st MaillotSlovakia.gif Road race, National Road Championships
4th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
2010
1st MaillotSlovakia.gif Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
2012
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 152
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Les frères Velits chez Omega Pharma-Quick Step" [The brothers Velits at Omega Pharma-Quick Step]. rtbf.be (in French). RTBF. 2 August 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) - BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 

External links[edit]

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