Michel Kreder

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Michel Kreder
Leuven - Brabantse Pijl, 15 april 2015, vertrek (B104).JPG
Michel Kreder at the 2015 Brabantse Pijl.
Personal information
Full name Michel Kreder
Born (1987-08-15) 15 August 1987 (age 29)
The Hague, the Netherlands
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Aqua Blue Sport
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2006–2007 Unibet-Davo
Professional team(s)
2008–2009 Rabobank Continental Team
2010–2013 Garmin–Transitions
2014 Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2015–2016 Team Roompot
2017– Aqua Blue Sport

Michel Kreder (born 15 August 1987) is a Dutch professional racing cyclist who rides for Aqua Blue Sport. His cousin Wesley, also rides for Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij, as does his younger brother Raymond. Following a four-year stint with Garmin–Sharp, Kreder signed with Wanty–Groupe Gobert for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[1][2] However, in September 2014 it was announced that Michael, Raymond and Wesley Kreder would all sign for the new Team Roompot for 2015.[3] In October 2016 Aqua Blue Sport announced that Kreder would be part of their inaugural squad for the 2017 season.[4]

Kreder was born, raised, and resides in The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands.[5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2007
1st Stage 4 Thüringen-Rundfahrt
2008
1st Stage 3 Circuito Montañés
6th De Vlaamse Pijl
8th Overall Olympia's Tour
9th Circuito Montañés
2009
2nd Overall Jadranska Magistrala
4th Rund um Düren
5th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
8th Overall Circuito Montañés
1st Stage 1
8th Overall Tour de Bretagne Cycliste
8th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
10th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
1st Stage 4
10th Ronde van Drenthe
2010
2nd GP Miguel Indurain
7th Overall Volta a Catalunya
10th Paris–Bourges
2011
1st Stage 2 Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
6th Coppa Bernocchi
10th Coppa Agostoni
10th Vattenfall Cyclassics
2012
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Madison (with Raymond Kreder), National Track Championships
1st Stage 2 Circuit de la Sarthe
2nd Overall Tour Méditerranéen
1st Stages 2 & 3
4th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Nokere Koerse
8th Clásica de Almería
2013
9th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 4
2014
4th La Drôme Classic
6th Volta Limburg Classic

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 152 96 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Michel Kreder leaves Garmin Sharp for Team Wanty-Groupe Gobert". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 17 October 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Maaskant weg bij Garmin-Sharp, Michel Kreder dicht bij verlenging" [Maaskant to UnitedHealthcare, Michel Kreder to Accent Jobs-Wanty]. Wielerflits (in Dutch). Wielerflits.nl. 20 October 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Vier Kreders naar wielerploeg Roompot Orange Cycling" [Four Kreders to Roompot Orange Cycling cycling team]. NU.nl (in Dutch). 5 September 2014. Retrieved 12 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "Howard and Denifl headline second round of signings for Aqua Blue Sport". cyclingnews.com. 19 December 2016. Retrieved 30 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Michel Kreder at Garmin-Sharp". Garmin–Sharp. Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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