Tanel Kangert

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Tanel Kangert
Tanel Kangert TDPB 2013 (Cropping).jpg
Personal information
Full name Tanel Kangert
Born (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987 (age 30)
Vändra, Estonia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2007 AG2R Prévoyance (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2008–2009 Ag2r–La Mondiale
2011– Astana
Major wins

Stage races

Abu Dhabi Tour (2016)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships
(2008, 2010, 2013)
National Road Race Championships (2012)

Tanel Kangert (born 11 March 1987 in Vändra) is an Estonian road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTour team Astana.[1] After the 2009 season, he was sacked by his team, Ag2r–La Mondiale, because of a knee injury that nearly ended his career.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2005
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Course de la Paix
3rd Overall Liège-La Gleize
2007
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour du Gévaudan Languedoc-Roussillon
1st Stage 3
2nd Kreiz Breizh Elites
3rd Riga Grand Prix
7th Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
10th Coppa Placci
2008
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
4th Boucles de l'Aulne
2010
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Overall Tartu GP
2012
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 9 Tour de Suisse
2013
1st MaillotEstonia.PNG Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
5th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
6th Overall Tour de Suisse
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
2014
5th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana
2016
1st Jersey red.svg Overall Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Stage 3
2nd Overall Giro del Trentino
1st Stages 1 (TTT), 3 & 4
6th Vuelta a Murcia
9th Road race, Olympic Games

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 26 13 13 23
A yellow jersey Tour de France 20 22 26
A red jersey Vuelta a España 64 11 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Tanel Kangert at Wikimedia Commons