Michael Schär

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Michael Schär
Michael Schär - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael Schär
Born (1986-09-29) 29 September 1986 (age 32)
Geuensee, Lucerne, Switzerland
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11 st 7 lb)
Team information
Current teamCCC Team
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeDomestique
Amateur team(s)
2006Hadimec
Professional team(s)
2006Phonak
2007–2009Astana
2010–BMC Racing Team[1]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
2 TTT stages (2015, 2018)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2013)

Michael Schär (born 29 September 1986) is a Swiss professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam CCC Team.[2]

Born in Geuensee, Schär has competed in nine Grand Tours during his career, and was the winner of the Swiss National Road Race Championships in 2013.[3] He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4] His father Roland was also an Olympic cyclist.[4]

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
2018
Tour de France
1st Stage 3 (TTT)
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 13
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 3 (TTT) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
9th Great War Remembrance Race

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 99
A yellow jersey Tour de France 103 49 DNF 43 56 76 72 90
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. ^ Ferri, Marco (24 December 2018). "CCC Team, Riccardo Zoidl prende il posto di Denifl e completa il roster" [CCC Team, Riccardo Zoidl takes the place of Denifl and completes the roster]. SpazioCiclismo – Cyclingpro.net (in Italian). Gravatar. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  3. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  4. ^ 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