Sven Krauß

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Sven Krauß
Sven Krauss.jpg
Personal information
Full name Sven Krauß
Born (1983-01-06) January 6, 1983 (age 35)
Herrenberg, West Germany
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current team retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2004–2008 Gerolsteiner

Sven Krauß (born January 6, 1983) is a retired German professional road bicycle racer, who last rode for Team Gerolsteiner in 2008.

Tour de France 2008[edit]

During stage 13 of the Tour de France on Krauß hit a traffic island in the fast final 10 km of the stage causing him to crash heavily[1] with sufficient force to shatter the frame of the bike. He recovered sufficiently well to complete the stage in last position on a spare bike. The incident was caught on film and posted to numerous video sharing websites.[2]

In 2013, Krauß became manager of the Continental team Bergstraße-Jenatec.[3]

Major results[edit]


  1. ^ Chute Sven Krauss - YouTube Accessed 07-19-2008
  2. ^ Sven Krauss crash - Dailymotion Accessed 07-19-2008
  3. ^ "Krauss wird Sportlicher Leiter bei Bergstraße-Jenatec" (in German). 8 February 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2013. 

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