Michael Valgren

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Michael Valgren
2015 Tour de France team presentation, Michael Valgren.jpg
Valgren at the 2015 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Michael Valgren Andersen
Born (1992-02-07) February 7, 1992 (age 24)
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Puncheur, classics specialist, all-rounder
Professional team(s)
2011–2013 Glud & Marstrand–LRØ
2014–2016 Tinkoff–Saxo[1]
2017– Astana
Major wins

Stage races

Danmark Rundt (2014, 2016)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2014)

Michael Valgren Andersen (born 7 February 1992) is a Danish cyclist riding for Astana.[2]


He became a professional in 2011 at the age of just 19 riding for the Danish continental team Glud & Marstrand–LRØ, where he won two editions of the U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège and several other noticeable wins.

In 2014 he entered the WorldTour, when he joined Tinkoff–Saxo. He made an immediate impact, as he won the Danish National Road Race Championships and the Danmark Rundt.[3]

He was named in the start lists for the 2015 Tour de France[4] and the 2016 Tour de France.[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

3rd Overall Grand Prix Général Patton
1st Stage 1
6th Overall Trofeo Karlsberg
8th Overall Internationale Junioren-rundfahrt Niedersachsen
10th Overall Liège–La Gleize
4th Himmerland Rundt
1st U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
2nd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
6th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
8th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Flèche du Sud
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
1st U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Avenir
2nd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
9th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
10th GP Herning
1st MaillotDinamarca.svg National Road Race Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
3rd National Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
4th Overall Tour des Fjords
4th Japan Cup
5th UCI World Team Time Trial Championships
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Dubai Tour
1st MaillotAzul.PNG Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Stage 3
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2nd Amstel Gold Race

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro
Yellow jersey Tour WD 77
red jersey Vuelta 128

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. ^ "Michael Valgren Andersen  » Tinkoff-Saxo". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Michael Valgren og Jesper Hansen skifter til Astana" (in Danish). Danmarks Radio. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  3. ^ http://www.tinkoffsaxo.com/team/riders/michael-valgren/
  4. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016. 

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