Sam Oomen

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Sam Oomen
Leuven - Grote Prijs Jef Scherens, 14 september 2014 (B053).JPG
Oomen in 2014
Personal information
Born (1995-08-15) 15 August 1995 (age 23)
Tilburg, Netherlands
Team information
Current teamTeam Sunweb
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
2014–2015Rabobank Development Team
2016–Team Giant–Alpecin

Sam Oomen (born 15 August 1995) is a Dutch racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Sunweb.[1]

Career[edit]

He rode at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in the U23 category. In October 2015 it was announced that he would join Team Giant–Alpecin from 2016 on an initial three-year contract.[2] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España,[3] where he was forced to leave with illness.[4]

2018[edit]

He started the season by racing in the Tour Down Under, where he finished in 15th overall and was 24 seconds behind the winning time. Oomen led Team Sunweb at the Volta ao Algarve.[5] In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the Giro d'Italia,[6] which he finished in ninth place, while riding in support for Tom Dumoulin.[4]

Major results[edit]

2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
2013
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Overall Junior Tour of Wales
5th Le Trophee Centre Morbihan
10th Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
2014
3rd Paris–Tours Espoirs
8th Overall Tour des Fjords
2015
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
1st Stage 1
1st Paris–Tours Espoirs
2nd Overall Tour des Pays de Savoie Mont Blanc
1st Jersey red.svg Mountains classification
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 2 & 4
2nd Overall Tour Alsace
1st Jersey blue.svg Young rider classification
3rd Flèche Ardennaise
4th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
4th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
8th Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
2016
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
3rd Overall Critérium International
10th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2017
1st Gold medal blank.svg Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
6th Tre Valli Varesine
7th Overall Tour de Pologne
9th Overall Tour of California
2018
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Volta ao Algarve
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
7th Overall Tour de Suisse
9th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
2019
5th Overall Volta ao Algarve
9th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 9 IP
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Sunweb confirm 2019 men's and women's rosters". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Transfer news: Changes at LottoNL-Jumbo". cyclingnews.com. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  3. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  4. ^ a b Ryan, Barry (28 May 2018). "Oomen's stock rises after impressive Giro d'Italia". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Volta ao Algarve: Sunweb opt for youth to start 2018 European season - Cyclingnews.com". Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  6. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

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