Thomas Degand

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Thomas Degand
Équipe cycliste Wanty - Tour de l'Ain 2014 - J-1 - Thomas Degand.jpg
Degand in 2014.
Personal information
Born (1986-05-13) 13 May 1986 (age 32)
Ronse, Belgium
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb; 9.9 st)
Team information
Current teamWanty–Groupe Gobert
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur team(s)
2008Groupe Gobert.com
Professional team(s)
2009–2014Verandas Willems
2015IAM Cycling
2016–Wanty–Groupe Gobert

Thomas Degand (born 13 May 1986) is a Belgian racing cyclist riding for Wanty–Groupe Gobert.[1] He rode at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships. He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España[2] but he withdrew from the race after a crash. After spending the 2015 season riding for IAM Cycling, in September 2015 it was announced that he would return to his previous team Wanty–Groupe Gobert on a two-year contract from 2016.[3] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[4]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
10th Paris–Mantes-en-Yvelines
2010
1st Flèche Ardennaise
7th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Beloften
7th Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
9th Overall Ronde de l'Oise
2011
3rd Overall Paris–Corrèze
5th Overall Tour du Limousin
5th Overall Tour of South Africa
6th Overall Tour de Wallonie
7th Overall Route du Sud
2014
2nd Overall Tour du Gévaudan Languedoc-Roussillon
1st Stage 1
6th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
7th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
10th Overall Tour of Austria
2015
8th Overall Tour of Austria
2017
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour du Jura
2018
4th Volta Limburg Classic
9th Boucles de l'Aulne

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 34 54
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thomas Degand". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Thomas Degand de retour chez Wanty-Groupe Gobert en 2016" [Thomas Degand to return to Wanty-Groupe Gobert in 2016]. RTBF (in French). 16 September 2015. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  4. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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