Simon Geschke

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Simon Geschke
Isbergues - Grand Prix d'Isbergues, 21 septembre 2014 (B056).JPG
Geschke at the Grand Prix d'Isbergues 2014
Personal information
Full name Simon Geschke
Born (1986-03-13) 13 March 1986 (age 31)
Berlin, Germany
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb; 10.1 st)
Team information
Current team Team Sunweb
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Puncheur
Amateur team(s)
2006 KED Bianchi Team Berlin
2008 Team Milram (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2009– Skil–Shimano
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 individual stage (2015)

One-day races and Classics

Grand Prix of Aargau Canton (2014)

Simon Geschke (born 13 March 1986) is a professional German road cyclist, currently riding for Team Sunweb. He is the son of former track cyclist Jürgen Geschke. In the 2015 Tour de France, Geschke won a mountain stage as he was part of the breakaway and soloed across the line in Pra-Loup.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2008
6th Overall GP du Portugal
8th Overall Ronde de l'Isard
2009
9th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
10th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
2010
3rd Overall Tour de Seoul
4th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
4th Hel van het Mergelland
6th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
10th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
2011
1st Stage 2 Critérium International
4th Hel van het Mergelland
8th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
10th Brabantse Pijl
2012
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
2013
5th Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
5th Brabantse Pijl
8th Roma Maxima
9th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
2014
1st Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
4th Brabantse Pijl
6th Amstel Gold Race
9th Roma Maxima
10th Strade Bianche
2015
Tour de France
1st Stage 17
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 17
1st Jersey white.svg Sprints classification Vuelta a Andalucía
1st RaboRonde Heerlen
1st 99er Cycle Tour
Giro d'Italia
Held Jersey blue.svg after Stages 9–10

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 69 89 54
A yellow jersey Tour de France 113 75 38 66 64
A red jersey Vuelta a España 115 71
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bull, Nick (22 July 2015). "How Simon Geschke saved Giant-Alpecin's 2015 Tour de France". Cycling Weekly. Time Inc. UK. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Simon Geschke at Wikimedia Commons