Roger Kluge

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Roger Kluge
Kuurne - Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, 1 maart 2015 (B212).JPG
Personal information
Born (1986-02-05) 5 February 1986 (age 31)
Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Team information
Current team Orica–Scott
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Lead-out Specialist
Amateur team(s)
2005 Team POT Cottbus
2006–2007 Team POT Brandenburg
Professional team(s)
2008–2009 LKT Team Brandenburg
2010 Team Milram
2011–2012 Skil–Shimano
2013 NetApp–Endura
2014–2016 IAM Cycling
2017– Orica–Scott
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2016)

Roger Kluge (born 5 February 1986) is a German professional racing cyclist for UCI WorldTour Team Orica–Scott.[1]

Kluge left NetApp–Endura[2] at the end of the 2013 season, and joined IAM Cycling for the 2014 season.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he won the silver medal in the men's points race.[3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Track

2003
National Junior Track Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Keirin
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Team sprint
2004
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison, National Junior Track Championships
2005
3rd Munich, UIV Cup
2006
UIV Cup
1st Copenhagen
2nd Ghent
3rd Bremen
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Points race, National Track Championships
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
2007
National Track Championships
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Points race
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison
UCI Track World Cup
1st Gold medal blank.svg Scratch race (Sydney)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race (Manchester)
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Scratch race, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
2nd Rotterdam, UIV Cup
2008
2nd Silver medal olympic.svg Points race, Olympic Games
2nd Six Days of Grenoble (with Olaf Pollack)
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Madison (with Olaf Pollack) (Los Angeles), UCI Track World Cup
3rd Six Days of Munich (with Olaf Pollack)
2009
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Madison, UEC European Track Championships
National Track Championships
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Madison (with Olaf Pollack)
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Team pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Points race
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Robert Bartko)
2nd Six Days of Ghent (with Iljo Keisse)
3rd Six Days of Berlin (with Kenny De Ketele)
2010
1st UEC Champion Jersey.svg Omnium, UEC European Track Championships
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Robert Bartko)
2nd Six Days of Berlin (with Robert Bartko)
2011
1st Six Days of Berlin (with Robert Bartko)
2012
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2nd Six Days of Zürich (with Danilo Hondo)
2013
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Team pursuit, National Track Championships
1st Six Days of Berlin (with Peter Schep)
2015
1st MaillotAllemania.svg Omnium, National Track Championships
2016
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Omnium, UCI Track World Championships
2nd Six Days of Berlin (with Marcel Kalz)
2017
1st Six Days of Rotterdam (with Christian Grasmann)

Road racing

2007
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Brandenburg Rundfahrt
1st Stage 2
2nd Berlin-Bad Freienwald-Berlin
2nd Fyen Rundt
2nd Praha-Karlovy Vary-Praha
3rd Rund um den Schäferberg
2009
Course De Solidarnosc Et Des Champions Olympiques
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Stage 4 Tour de Serbie
2010
1st Neuseen Classics
4th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Jersey blue.svg Young rider classification
10th Nokere Koerse
2011
4th Delta Tour Zeeland
5th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Binche–Chimay–Binche
2012
3rd Clásica de Almería
2013
5th Velothon Berlin
7th Rund um Köln
10th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
10th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
2015
1st Prologue Ster ZLM Toer
2016
1st Stage 17 Giro d'Italia
6th Overall Ster ZLM Toer

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 162 137
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF 139
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chavanel, Frank among transfers to IAM Cycling". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Dropped from Argos-Shimano, Kluge joins NetApp-Endura". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Roger Kluge Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-01-30. 

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