Tom Veelers

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Tom Veelers
Lichtervelde - Omloop van het Houtland, 24 september 2014 (B179).JPG
Veelers at the 2014 Omloop van het Houtland.
Personal information
Full nameTom Veelers
Born (1984-09-14) 14 September 1984 (age 34)
Ootmarsum, the Netherlands
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeLead-Out Man, Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2003–2004Löwik-Tegeltoko
2005–2007Rabobank Continental Team
2008–2016Skil–Shimano

Tom Veelers (born 14 September 1984) is a retired Dutch professional road bicycle racer who rode for UCI ProTeam Team Giant–Alpecin. Born in Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Veelers won the 2006 edition of U23 Paris–Roubaix. In December 2016 he announced to end his career after suffering from knee injuries for over two years.

Major results[edit]

2004
1st Noord-Nederland Tour (with 21 other riders)
2006
1st Jersey white.svg Overall Olympia's Tour
1st Stages 5, 6 & 8
1st Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
2007
1st OZ Wielerweekend
2008
1st Stage 7 Tour of Qinghai Lake
2009
1st Stage 9 Tour of Qinghai Lake
2011
1st Stage 3 Tour of Hainan
2nd Overall Tour de Wallonie-Picarde
1st Stage 3
2013
2nd Münsterland Giro
4th Handzame Classic
6th Dutch Food Valley Classic
6th Grand Prix de Fourmies
8th GP Impanis-Van Petegem

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