Niklas Eg

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Niklas Eg
Douchy-les-Mines - Paris-Arras Tour, étape 1, 20 mai 2016, départ (B107).JPG
Personal information
Born (1995-01-06) 6 January 1995 (age 24)
Kibæk, Denmark
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
2016–2017Team TreFor
2018–Trek–Segafredo[1]

Niklas Eg (born 6 January 1995) is a Danish cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo.[2]

Career[edit]

Eg was born in Kibæk.

Trek–Segafredo (2018–present)[edit]

He opened the 2018 season in Australia, and was close to the top 10 in the Herald Sun Tour, where he finished 12th overall. Eg finished 7th on the last stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour to Jebel Hafeet, while at the Tour of Croatia, Eg finished 5th overall. He started the Giro d'Italia, his first Grand Tour, finishing 93rd.

In August 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Vuelta a España.[3]

Major results[edit]

2017
2nd Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
2nd Overall Grand Prix Priessnitz spa
3rd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
4th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
6th Sundvolden GP
2018
5th Overall Tour of Croatia
2019
5th Overall Tour of Utah

Grand Tour classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2018 2019
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 93
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 37
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guardini signs with Bardiani-CSF - News shorts". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018. Trek-Segafredo announced the signing of 22-year-old Niklas Eg to a two-year contract.
  2. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce official 2019 rosters for men and women". Trek Bicycle Corporation. Intrepid Corporation. 27 December 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ "2019: 74th La Vuelta ciclista a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 23 August 2019.

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