Nils Politt

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Nils Politt
Rund um Köln 2018 006.jpg
Politt (2018)
Personal information
Full nameNils Politt
Born (1994-03-06) 6 March 1994 (age 25)
Cologne, Germany
Height1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb; 12 st 8 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Katusha–Alpecin
Rider typeClassics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2005–2012RV Komet–Delia 09 Köln e.V.
2015Team Katusha (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2013–2015Team Stölting
2016–Team Katusha

Nils Politt (born 6 March 1994) is a German cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Katusha–Alpecin.[1]


In September 2015 Team Katusha announced that Politt had signed a two-year contract with the team from 2016, and that he would make his debut for the team as a stagiaire at the Tour de l'Eurométropole later that month.[2] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2nd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st MaillotAlemania.PNG Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
3rd Overall Tour de Berlin
National Under–23 Road Championships
1st MaillotAlemania.PNG Road race
2nd Time trial
2nd Rund um Düren
3rd Kattekoers
6th Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
5th Le Samyn
6th Tour de l'Eurométropole
9th Overall Three Days of De Panne
National Road Championships
3rd Time trial
4th Road race
6th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2nd Overall Deutschland Tour
1st Stage 4
3rd Münsterland Giro
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
7th Paris–Roubaix
2nd Paris–Roubaix
5th Tour of Flanders
6th E3 Binckbank Classic

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 95 87
A red jersey Vuelta a España

Classics results timeline[edit]

Monuments results timeline
2016 2017 2018 2019
Milan–San Remo 61 27
Tour of Flanders 89 42 17 5
Paris–Roubaix DNF 27 7 2
Giro di Lombardia
Classics results timeline
2016 2017 2018 2019
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 100 DNF 83 19
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne 83 76 13 DSQ
E3 Harelbeke 47 70 54 6
Dwars door Vlaanderen 110 52 49 21
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
DSQ Disqualified


  1. ^ "Katusha-Alpecin announce reduced 24-rider roster for 2019". Immediate Media Company. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Jurgen Van den Broeck and Nils Politt join Team Katusha" (Press release). Team Katusha. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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