Toms Skujiņš

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Toms Skujiņš
Toms Skujiņš 2015.jpg
Toms Skujiņš in 2015
Personal information
Born (1991-06-15) 15 June 1991 (age 26)
Sigulda, Latvia
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current team Cannondale–Drapac
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2011–2012 La Pomme Marseille
2013 Rietumu–Delfin
2014–2015 Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
2016– Cannondale
Major wins

Other

UCI America Tour (2015)

Toms Skujiņš (born 15 June 1991) is a Latvian professional road racing cyclist riding for Cannondale–Drapac.

Career[edit]

In 2013 and 2015, Skujiņš received the Cyclist of the Year award presented by Latvian Cycling Federation.[1]

In 2014, Skujiņš dominated the Canadian race Tour de Beauce, winning its queen stage atop the Mont Mégantic and the last stage. He was the victor of the general classification and also brought home the points classification jersey and the young rider jersey.[2]

He won the third stage of the 2015 Tour of California after spending most of the stage in a solo breakaway, also taking the leaders jersey, and the king of the mountain jersey, which he held until the time trial.[3]

Major results[edit]

2010
1st Stage 1 Tour de Moselle
2nd Tartu GP
3rd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
3rd Memorial Oleg Dyachenko
5th Overall Tour du Gévaudan Languedoc-Roussillon
6th Paris–Tours Espoirs
7th Overall Cinturó de l'Empordá
7th Mayor Cup
7th Coupe des Carpathes
8th ZLM Tour
2011
2nd Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
3rd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
4th Classic Loire Atlantique
8th Tallinn–Tartu GP
2012
5th Riga Grand Prix
2013
1st MaillotLetonia.PNG Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Course de la Paix Under–23
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 2 Tour de Blida
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Road race, UEC European Road Championships
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Scandinavian Race
5th Road race, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
7th Overall Tour de Guadeloupe
7th Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
8th Ringerike GP
9th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
9th Hadeland GP
10th Overall Tour of Norway
2014
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Beauce
1st Jersey white.svg Points classification
1st Jersey red.svg Young rider classification
1st Stages 2 & 5
6th Philadelphia International Championship
2015
1st Overall UCI America Tour
1st Stage 3 Tour of California
1st Winston Salem Cycling Classic
2nd Overall Tour de Beauce
8th Overall USA Pro Cycling Challenge
2016
1st Stage 5 Tour of California
2017
2nd Overall Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali
1st Stage 2
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
10th Road race
10th GP Miguel Indurain

References[edit]

  1. ^ Skujiņš atzīts par 2013. gada Latvijas labāko riteņbraucēju Sportacentrs.com
  2. ^ Charles Bryer (15 June 2014). "Tour de Beauce 2014: Skujins wins final stage and overall, Britton finishes second". Canadian Cycling Magazine. 2013 Gripped Publishing Inc. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Emil Axelgaard (12 May 2015). "Fantastic Skujins denies Sagan the victory in California". Cycling Quotes. CyclingQuotes.com 2013. Retrieved 12 May 2015.