Bart De Clercq

Bart De Clercq (born 26 August 1986) is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer, who rode professionally between 2011 and 2019 for the Lotto–Soudal and Wanty–Gobert teams.[3] His first professional victory was the seventh stage of the 2011 Giro d'Italia.[4]

Bart De Clercq
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De Clercq at the 2011 Paris–Nice.
Personal information
Full nameBart De Clercq
Born (1986-08-26) 26 August 1986 (age 34)
Zottegem, Belgium
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur teams
2008Onder Ons Parike
2009–2010Davo–Lotto–Davitamon
Professional teams
2011–2017Omega Pharma–Lotto
2018–2019Wanty–Groupe Gobert[1][2]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2011)

Major resultsEdit

2009
4th Circuit de Wallonie
5th Overall Grand Prix Guillaume Tell
2010
5th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
2011
1st Stage 7 Giro d'Italia
2013
5th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
7th Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana
9th Overall Tour de San Luis
2015
2nd Overall Tour de Pologne
1st Stage 5
2016
2nd Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st   Mountains classification

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Giro d'Italia 26 40 DNF
  Tour de France 38 DNF
  Vuelta a España 17 DNF 34 14 53 40
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "De Clercq signs with Wanty-Groupe Gobert". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 1 October 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Almeida, Giampaolo (6 January 2019). "Wanty-Groupe Gobert, il rinnovo di Backaert completa il roster 2019" [Wanty-Groupe Gobert, the renewal of Backaert completes the 2019 roster]. SpazioCiclismo – Cyclingpro.net (in Italian). Gravatar. Retrieved 31 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Bart De Clercq announces the end of his career". Wanty–Gobert. Want You Cycling ASBL. 11 September 2019. Archived from the original on 31 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Bart de Clercq wins stage seven". The Daily Telegraph. Telegraph Media Group. 13 May 2011. Retrieved 5 January 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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