Mikkel Bjerg

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Mikkel Bjerg
Mikkel Bjerg.jpg
Bjerg in 2017.
Personal information
Full nameMikkel Bjerg
Born (1998-11-03) 3 November 1998 (age 20)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Team information
Current teamHagens Berman Axeon
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeTime trialist
Professional team(s)
2017Team Giant–Castelli
2018–Hagens Berman Axeon[1]

Mikkel Bjerg (born 3 November 1998 in Copenhagen) is a Danish cyclist, currently riding for UCI Professional Continental team Hagens Berman Axeon.[2] Bjerg won the under-23 individual time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in 2017 and 2018 – becoming the first rider to win multiple under-23 time trial world titles. He is the current (as of 2019) holder of the Danish hour record.[3]

Major results[edit]

2016
1st MaillotDinamarca.svg Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Aubel–Thimister–La Gleize
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
2nd Overall Tour de l'Abitibi
1st Stage 7
2017
1st Jersey rainbow chrono.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Time trial, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Duo Normand (with Mathias Norsgaard)
2nd Chrono des Nations
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
8th GP Viborg
10th ZLM Tour
2018
1st Jersey rainbow chrono.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
1st Dorpenomloop Rucphen
1st Stage 4 (TTT) Tour de l'Avenir
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Chrono des Nations
2nd Chrono Champenois
2nd Hafjell GP
2019
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UCI approves Axeon Pro Continental status". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 4 December 2017. Retrieved 24 January 2018. The team has announced eight riders so far for the 2018 roster, including João Almeida from Portugal, William Barta from the US, U23 time trial world champion Mikkel Bjerg from Denmark, Cole Davis from the US, Zeke Mostov from the US, Jasper Philipsen from Belgium, Thomas Revard from the US and Maikel Zijlaard from the Netherlands.
  2. ^ "Bjerg Mikkel". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 19 January 2019. Retrieved 19 January 2019.
  3. ^ Nordestgaard Lage, Jacob (4 October 2018). "Stortalent sætter dansk timerekord - TV 2" [Big talent sets Danish hour record]. sport.tv2.dk (in Danish). Retrieved 16 April 2019.

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