Sander Armée

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Sander Armée
Tournai - Eurométropole Tour, étape 4, 5 octobre 2014, arrivée (B79).JPG
Armee at the 2014 Tour de l'Eurométropole.
Personal information
Full name Sander Armée
Born (1985-12-10) December 10, 1985 (age 31)
Leuven, Belgium
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb; 11.2 st)
Team information
Current team Lotto–Soudal
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2004 Olympia Tienen
2005–2006 Hand in Hand Baal
2007–2008 Profel Ziegler
2009 Beveren 2000
Professional team(s)
2010–2013 Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
2014– Lotto–Belisol
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2017)

Sander Armée (born 10 December 1985) is a Belgian cyclist riding for Lotto–Soudal.[1]

Biography[edit]

Childhood and amateur career[edit]

Born in Leuven, Armée participated in cycling, athletics and also skating during his childhood. In 2007 he was recruited by the Belgian continental cycling team Profel Ziegler. He won five races in 2007 and six in 2008.

Professional career[edit]

Armée became a professional rider in 2010, signing for the professional continental team Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator. He placed seventh in the Star Bessèges and nineteenth in the Tour of Belgium.[2]

After four years with the team, Armée joined Lotto–Belisol for the 2014 season.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2007
6th Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
2009
7th Overall Tour de Bretagne Cycliste
1st Stages 4 & 7
2010
7th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2012
4th Overall Glava Tour of Norway
10th Druivenkoers Overijse
2013
3rd Omloop van het Waasland
5th Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
6th Volta Limburg Classic
8th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
2016
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Tour de Romandie
5th Overall Tour of Norway
2017
Vuelta a España
1st Stage 18
Jersey green number.svg Combativity award Stage 15
1st Jersey black.svg Mountains classification Tour de Romandie
2nd Overall Four Days of Dunkirk

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 47 65
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 103 90 19
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mignot, Alexandre (18 June 2013). "Direction Lotto pour Sander Armee" [Direction Lotto for Sander Armee]. Cyclism'Actu (in French). Swar Agency SPRLS. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sander Armee – Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator, Pro Cycling Team 2012". Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator. Retrieved 24 September 2012. 

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