Yannick Eijssen

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Yannick Eijssen
Yannick Eijssen.jpg
Eijssen at the 2012 Tour de Wallonie
Personal information
Full name Yannick Eijssen
Born (1989-06-26) June 26, 1989 (age 28)
Leuven, Belgium
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2008–2010 Team PWS Eyssen-Kempen
2009 Silence–Lotto (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2011–2014 BMC Racing Team
2015 Wanty–Groupe Gobert
2016 Crelan–Vastgoedservice

Yannick Eijssen (born 26 June 1989) is a retired Belgian cyclist, born in Leuven, Belgium. Eijssen who last rode for UCI Continental team Pauwels Sauzen–Vastgoedservice. Being considered a great talent in the youth categories, Eijssen started his professional career at UCI ProTeam BMC Racing Team. However, on the pro level, Eijssen never lived up to the expectations, and in May 2016, age 26, he announced his retirement at the end of the season.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

4th Grote Prijs Stad Waregem
6th Overall Ronde de l'Isard
3rd Overall Tour des Pays de Savoie
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Ronde de l'Isard
1st Stage 3
1st Beverbeek Classic
1st Stage 4 Tour de l'Avenir
2nd National Road Race Championships
3rd Overall Tour des Pyrénées
6th U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro del Trentino
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro del Trentino

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España 119 83
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Dernière saison pour Yannick Eijssen" [Last season for Yannick Eijssen]. Directvelo (in French). 10 May 2016. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 

External links[edit]

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