Pim Ligthart

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Pim Ligthart
Pim Ligthart - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Pim Ligthart
Born (1988-06-16) 16 June 1988 (age 29)
Hoorn, the Netherlands
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
Current team Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 KrolStonE Continental Team
2010–2013 Vacansoleil
2014–2016 Lotto–Belisol
2017– Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij
Major wins

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2011)

Pim Ligthart (born 16 June 1988 in Hoorn) is a Dutch professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Roompot–Nederlandse Loterij.[1]

Ligthart joined Lotto–Belisol for the 2014 season, after four seasons with Vacansoleil–DCM.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Track[edit]

2004
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Individual pursuit, National Novice Championships
2005
National Junior Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Points race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Individual pursuit
2006
National Championships
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Points race
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Scratch race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Jeff Vermeulen)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison, UCI Junior Track World Championships
2007
National Championships
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison (with Jeff Vermeulen)
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Omnium, National Under–23 Championships
UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison
3rd Overall UIV Cup
1st Munich
2008
1st Gold medal blank.svg Points race, UCI Track World Cup, Copenhagen
UEC European Under–23 Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison
2009
National Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Jeff Vermeulen)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race
2nd Six Days of Tilburg
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison (with Peter Schep), UCI Track World Cup, Copenhagen
2011
2nd Six Days of Rotterdam (with Robert Bartko)
2012
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Michael Mørkøv)

Road[edit]

2006
2nd Overall Kroz Istru
1st Stage 2
2nd Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
2007
1st Hel van Voerendaal
2008
1st Intexstore Race Venhuizen
2009
1st Stage 2 Tour de Moselle
3rd Circuit des 2 Provinces
5th GP des Marbriers
2010
2nd ZLM Tour
3rd La Côte Picarde
3rd Boucles Catalanes
6th Arno Wallaard Memorial
2011
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
1st Hel van het Mergelland
3rd Clásica de Almería
5th Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
8th Grote Prijs Beeckman-De Caluwé
2012
3rd Overall Tour de Wallonie
6th Clásica de Almería
7th Hel van het Mergelland
2013
1st Stage 5 Ster ZLM Toer
5th Volta Limburg Classic
10th Clásica de Almería
2014
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Paris–Nice
9th Overall Tour de Wallonie
Vuelta a España
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stages 5, 6 & 19
2015
1st Grand Prix Cycliste la Marseillaise
1st Stage 1a Vuelta a Andalucia
1st Jersey blue dotted.png Mountains classification Danmark Rundt
2nd Binche–Chimay–Binche
10th Paris–Tours
10th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2016
2nd Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
4th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2017
5th Eschborn-Frankfurt – Rund um den Finanzplatz
8th Overall Three Days of De Panne
9th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 161 126
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 108 126 127
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Atkins, Ben (6 September 2013). "Pim Ligthart transfers to Lotto Belisol, says he is looking forward to a Belgian team". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Niki Terpstra
Dutch National Road Race Champion
2011
Succeeded by
Niki Terpstra