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Sven Erik Bystrøm

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Sven Erik Bystrøm
Bystrøm in 2023
Personal information
Full nameSven Erik Bystrøm
Born (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 32)
Haugesund, Norway
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2+12 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamGroupama–FDJ
  • Road
  • Track
Amateur team
2012–2014Team Øster Hus–Ridley
Professional teams
2014Team Katusha (stagiaire)
2015–2017Team Katusha
2018–2021UAE Team Emirates[2][3][4]
2022–2023Intermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux[5]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2020)
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Men's road bicycle racing
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Ponferrada Under-23 road race

Sven Erik Bystrøm (born 21 January 1992, in Haugesund) is a Norwegian road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Groupama–FDJ.[6] He was the 2014 Under-23 World Road Race Champion.

He signed with the Continental level Team Øster Hus–Ridley in 2012. He signed for Team Katusha as a trainee from August 2014, with a full professional contract from 2015. He was named in the startlist for the 2016 Vuelta a España.[7] He also started the 2017 Vuelta a Espana but crashed out with a broken shoulder on stage 7.[8]

In 2018, he joined UAE Team Emirates on an initial two-year contract.[9] In July 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Tour de France.[10]

Major results[edit]

1st Overall Grenland Grand Prix
1st Stage 2
2nd Ringerike GP Juniors
2nd U6 Cycle Tour Tidaholm Juniors
3rd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
10th Overall Regio-Tour Juniors
1st Stage 3
5th Himmerland Rundt
1st Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
2nd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
8th Rogaland GP
3rd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
4th Baronie Breda Classic
7th Ringerike GP
1st Road race, UCI Road World Under-23 Championships
2nd Ringerike GP
3rd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
6th Hadeland GP
6th Baronie Breda Classic[11]
7th ZLM Tour
9th Ronde van Drenthe
10th Overall Tour of Norway
10th Overall Tour des Fjords
10th Ronde van Vlaanderen U23
1st Prologue (TTT) Tour of Austria
1st Young rider classification, Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
7th Le Samyn
8th Overall Tour of Qatar
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
1st Road race, National Road Championships
6th Trofeo Calvia
10th Overall Tour of Norway
9th Overall Volta ao Algarve
Combativity award Stage 2 Tour de France
National Road Championships
4th Road race
4th Time trial
7th Overall Tour Down Under

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 110 93
A red jersey Vuelta a España 141 DNF 113
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "Sven Erik Bystrøm - UAE team Emirates". Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  2. ^ "UAE Team Emirates". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  3. ^ "UAE Team Emirates complete 2020 roster with re-signing of former world champion Rui Costa". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 8 October 2019. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  4. ^ "UAE Team Emirates". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. ^ Tyson, Jackie (12 January 2022). "2022 Team Preview: Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux". CyclingNews. Future plc. Retrieved 16 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Groupama – FDJ". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 9 January 2024.
  7. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  8. ^ "CyclingPub.com - Sven Erik Bystrøm out of Vuelta a España, World Championships in doubt". cyclingpub.com.
  9. ^ "Bystrom joins Kristoff in move to UAE Team Emirates - News shorts".
  10. ^ "2019: 106th Tour de France: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Teunissen wins Baronie Breda Classic". cyclingnews.com. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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