Patrick Gretsch

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Patrick Gretsch
Gretsch 4JDD 2010.JPG
Gretsch, 2010
Personal information
Full name Patrick Gretsch
Born (1987-04-07) 7 April 1987 (age 30)
Erfurt, East Germany
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb; 10.9 st)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time-trialist
Professional team(s)
2006–2009 Thüringer Energie Team
2010–2011 Team HTC–Columbia
2012–2013 Project 1t4i[1]
2014–2016 Ag2r–La Mondiale

Patrick Gretsch (born 7 April 1987) is a professional cyclist, who most recently rode for AG2R La Mondiale.[2] Gretsch was born in Erfurt, East Germany, three and a half years before the German reunification.

Gretsch left Argos–Shimano at the end of the 2013 season and joined Ag2r–La Mondiale for the 2014 season.[2]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2004
1st Jersey rainbow chrono.svg Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
2008
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt
1st Stage 5
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2009
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
4th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt
9th Rund um Köln
2011
1st Prologue Ster ZLM Toer
1st Prologue USA Pro Cycling Challenge
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
2012
1st Prologue Vuelta a Andalucía
2013
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
4th Overall Tour of Alberta

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 138 69 95 94 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 141
A red jersey Vuelta a España 126
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atkins, Ben (2 August 2011). "Patrick Gretsch to Skil-Shimano for two years". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Gretsch excited about move to Ag2r-La Mondiale". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 7 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Patrick Gretsch at Wikimedia Commons