Nikias Arndt

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Nikias Arndt
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Arndt in 2017
Personal information
Full name Nikias Arndt
Born (1991-11-18) 18 November 1991 (age 26)
Buchholz in der Nordheide, Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Sunweb
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter/Time Trialist
Amateur team(s)
2010–2012 LKT Team Brandenburg
Professional team(s)
2013– Argos–Shimano
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2016)

One-day races and Classics

Great Ocean Road Race (2017)

Nikias Arndt (born 18 November 1991) is a German track and road cyclist, who rides professionally for Team Sunweb.[1]

Career[edit]

He achieved his first professional victory at the 2013 Arctic Race of Norway, winning the third stage,[2] en route to finishing third overall behind Thor Hushovd and Kenny van Hummel. Arndt also won the young riders classification at the event, as the best-placed rider under the age of 25. In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
2nd Overall Course De La Paix Juniors
1st Stages 3 & 4
2nd Overall Driedaagse van Axel
1st Stage 1
3rd Overall Niedersachsen Rundfahrt
1st Stage 4
3rd Overall Trofeo Karlsberg
9th Overall Kroz Istru
2010
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Alanya
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 4 Cinturón a Mallorca
4th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
1st Stage 6
9th Overall Dookoła Mazowsza
2011
1st Stage 5 Tour de l'Avenir
8th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
1st Stage 3
9th Overall Tour of Greece
2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stages 2 (ITT) & 3
Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
1st Jersey white.svg Points classification
1st Stage 7
1st Stage 3 Istrian Spring Trophy
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification Tour of Bulgaria
2013
3rd Overall Arctic Race of Norway
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
2014
1st Stage 3 Critérium du Dauphiné
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2015
1st Stage 6 Tour of Alberta
National Road Championships
2nd Road race
2nd Time trial
3rd Münsterland Giro
2016
1st Stage 21 Giro d'Italia
3rd Rund um Köln
7th Scheldeprijs
7th Rudi Altig Race
8th Overall Tour de Yorkshire
2017
1st Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2018
6th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 148 87
A yellow jersey Tour de France 84
A red jersey Vuelta a España 136 102 159
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Argos-Shimano completed by Parisien". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 26 October 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Arctic Race highlights up-and-coming talent Nikias Arndt". Arctic Race of Norway. Amaury Sport Organisation. 10 August 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017. 

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