Rüdiger Selig

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Rüdiger Selig
Rüdiger Selig under Tour des Fjords 2013.JPG
Selig at the 2013 Tour des Fjords
Personal information
Full name Rüdiger Selig
Nickname Rudi
Born (1989-02-19) 19 February 1989 (age 28)
Zwenkau, East Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Team information
Current team Bora–Hansgrohe
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics rider
Amateur team(s)
2008–2011 Team Jenatec
2011 Leopard Trek (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2012–2015 Team Katusha[1]
2016– Bora–Argon 18

Rüdiger Selig (born 19 February 1989) is a German professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Bora–Hansgrohe.[2]

Born in Zwenkau, Selig competed as an amateur until the middle of 2011, when he joined Leopard Trek as a stagiaire. In October, he won the Binche–Tournai–Binche race.[3] In September 2015 Bora–Argon 18 announced that Selig would join them for the 2016 season, in order to strengthen the team's sprint train.[4] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Vuelta a España[5] and the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia.[6]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 156
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Katusha Team (KAT) – RUS". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Team Katusha (KAT) – RUS". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Atkins, Ben (4 October 2011). "Rudiger Selig sprints to first ever professional victory in Binche-Tournai-Binche". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "News Shorts: Bora-Argon 18 sign Rüdiger Selig from Katusha". cyclingnews.com. 29 September 2015. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "2017: 100th Giro d'Italia: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 2 May 2017.