Stijn Vandenbergh

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Stijn Vandenbergh
Lichtervelde - Omloop van het Houtland, 24 september 2014 (B170).JPG
Vandenbergh in 2014
Personal information
Full name Stijn Vandenbergh
Nickname VDB[1]
Born (1984-04-25) 25 April 1984 (age 31)
Oudenaarde, Belgium
Height 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)[1]
Team information
Current team Etixx-Quick Step
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2004 Onder Ons Parike
2005 Amuzza.com
2006 Unibet.com Davo
2006 Unibet.com (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2007 Unibet.com
2008 Ag2r-La Mondiale
2009–2011 Team Katusha
2012– Omega Pharma-Quick Step[2]
Major wins
Tour of Ireland (2007)
Infobox last updated on
6 April 2014

[1][1]

Stijn Vandenbergh (born 25 April 1984) is a Belgian professional road racing cyclist for UCI ProTour team Etixx-Quick Step.[3]

Born in Oudenaarde, Vandenbergh became a stagiaire for Unibet.com in 2006 and became professional in 2007. As a first year professional he won the first stage[4] and held the yellow jersey to the win of the Tour of Ireland.[5]

Palmarès[edit]

2004
1st Omloop Het Volk U23
2006
3rd Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
2007
1st Overall Tour of Ireland
1st Stage 1
9th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
10th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
2008
9th Grand Prix de Denain
2009
2nd Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
2010
9th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2013
2nd Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
8th Gent–Wevelgem
10th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2014
4th E3 Harelbeke
4th Tour of Flanders
5th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
8th Overall Tour of Qatar
2015
4th Gent-Wevelgem
4th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
7th Le Samyn

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Stijn Vandenbergh". Omega Pharma-Quick Step. Decolef. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Les frères Velits chez Omega Pharma-Quick Step" [The brothers Velits at Omega Pharma-Quick Step]. rtbf.be (in French) (RTBF). 2 August 2011. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) - BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 3 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Liggett, Phil (23 August 2007). "Stijn Vandenbergh climbs to the top". London: Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2007-08-29. 
  5. ^ "Marcato triumphs in Dublin finale". Tour of Ireland.ie. Archived from the original on 29 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-29. 

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