Albert Timmer

Albert Timmer (born 13 June 1985) is a Dutch former road bicycle racer, who competed professionally between 2007 and 2017, exclusively for Team Sunweb and its previous squad iterations.[1]

Albert Timmer
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Timmer at the 2007 3-Länder-Tour.
Personal information
Full nameAlbert Timmer
NicknameAlbi
Born (1985-06-13) 13 June 1985 (age 34)
Gramsbergen, the Netherlands
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur team
2004–2006Team Löwik Meubelen
Professional team
2007–2017Skil–Shimano

CareerEdit

Born in Gramsbergen, Timmer competed in the 2012 Tour de France where he finished in 148th position. He later competed in the 2014 Tour de France where he finished in 146th position.[2]

Major resultsEdit

2006
9th Overall Flèche du Sud
2007
6th Overall Tour of Qinghai Lake
2010
8th Hel van het Mergelland
2012
1st   Mountains classification Tour de Luxembourg
2013
6th Münsterland Giro
2014
4th GP Impanis-Van Petegem
7th Overall Ster ZLM Toer

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Giro d'Italia 129 87 121
  Tour de France 130 148 164 146 139 153 157
  Vuelta a España 164
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Timmer retires from professional racing". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 10 December 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018. Timmer has been with the Sunweb set-up – it was Skil-Shimano when he joined – since he turned professional in 2007.
  2. ^ "Kittel leads Argos-Shimano at Tour de France". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 June 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Albert Timmer at Wikimedia Commons