Nico Sijmens

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Nico Sijmens
Nico Sijmens (Barcelona-Etapa 8-Volta Catalunya 2014).JPG
Sijmens at the 2014 Volta a Catalunya.
Personal information
Full name Nico Sijmens
Born (1978-04-01) 1 April 1978 (age 39)
Diest, Belgium
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
1999 ASLK
Professional team(s)
2001–2003 Vlaanderen–T Interim
2004–2008 Landbouwkrediet–Colnago
2009–2013 Cofidis[1]
2014 Wanty–Groupe Gobert[2]

Nico Sijmens (born 1 April 1978 in Diest, Belgium[3]) is a retired Belgian road racing cyclist,[4] who competed professionally between 2001 and 2014. Sijmens rodes for the Vlaanderen–T Interim, Landbouwkrediet–Tönissteiner, Cofidis and Wanty–Groupe Gobert teams over his career.[2][5]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 68 104
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 96 73 87 78
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cofidis, Le Crédit en Ligne (COF) – FRA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Nico Sijmens en Michel Kreder tekenen voor Wanty-Groupe Gobert" [Nico Sijmens and Michel Kreder sign for Wanty-Groupe Gobert]. Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Corelio. Belga. 15 October 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  3. ^ nicosijmens.be
  4. ^ "The Cyclingnews guide to rider transfers". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Nico Sijmens naar Cofidis" [Nico Sijmens to Cofidis]. De Standaard (in Dutch). Mediahuis. Belga. 3 September 2008. Retrieved 18 February 2015. 

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