Michael Schär

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Michael Schär
Michael Schär - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue.jpg
Personal information
Full name Michael Schär
Born (1986-09-29) 29 September 1986 (age 30)
Geuensee, Switzerland
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Team information
Current team BMC Racing Team
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2007–2009 Astana
2010– BMC Racing Team
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 TTT stage (2015)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2013)

Michael Schär (born 29 September 1986 in Geuensee) is a Swiss professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam BMC Racing Team.[1]

He has competed in the 2009 Vuelta a España, the 2010 Giro d'Italia and the 2011 Tour de France. He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 2013.[2] He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3] His father Roland was also an Olympic cyclist.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2005
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2006
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
10th Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
2007
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Sachsen Tour
2012
9th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
2013
1st MaillotSuiza.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
7th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
7th Overall Tour of Utah
2014
1st Stage 2 Tour of Utah
2015
1st Stage 9 (TTT) Tour de France
1st Stage 3 (TTT) Critérium du Dauphiné
2016
2nd Overall Tour des Fjords
10th Overall Tour of Qatar
2017
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 99
A yellow jersey Tour de France 103 49 DNF 43 56 76
A red jersey Vuelta a España 110
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gregor Brown (1 September 2009). "BMC strengthens team for 2010 with World Champ Ballan and USA's Hincapie". Cycling News. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  2. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Michael Schär Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-01. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Michael Schär at Wikimedia Commons