Beat Zberg

Beat Zberg (born 10 May 1971 in Altdorf, Uri) is a Swiss former professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Gerolsteiner.

Beat Zberg
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Personal information
Full nameBeat Zberg
Born (1971-05-10) 10 May 1971 (age 49)
Altdorf, Uri
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb; 11 st 5 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional teams
1992Helvetia–Fichtel & Sachs
1993–1996Carrera Jeans–Tassoni
1997Mercatone Uno
1998–2003Rabobank
2004–2007Gerolsteiner
Major wins
Vuelta a España, 1 stage
Coppa Placci (1997)
Rund um den Henninger Turm (1996)
Vuelta a Asturias (1995)

In 2007 he became the Swiss National champion,[1] winning the road race alone and over 2 minutes ahead of 2nd placed Fabian Cancellara. Later that year, he retired from active competition.

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

1988
1st   National Junior Mountain Championships
National Junior Track Championships
  1 km time trial
  Omnium
1989
1st Stage 1 Grand Prix Rüebliland
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
1st   National Junior Mountain Championships
National Junior Track Championships
  Omnium
  Pursuit
3rd Overall Tour du Pays de Vaud
1990
2nd Kaistenberg Rundfahrt
1991
1st Wartenberg Rundfahrt
2nd Overall GP Tell
1st Stage 8
3rd   Amateur Road race, UCI Road World Championships
1992
1st   Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st Trofeo Matteotti
1st Giro di Romagna
1st Wartenberg Rundfahrt
5th Overall Tour de Suisse
5th Tre Valli Varesine
6th Overall Tirreno-Adriatico
6th Giro di Lombardia
1993
1st Gran Piemonte
1st Kaistenberg Rundfahrt
9th Overall Tour de Suisse
9th Subida a Urkiola
1994
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Asturias
2nd GP Lugano
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
1995
1st   Overall Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stage 6
1st Trofeo Calvia
3rd Amstel Gold Race
3rd Wartenberg Rundfahrt
3rd Josef Voegeli Memorial
5th Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 1
5th Overall Tour de Suisse
7th La Flèche Wallonne
9th Overall Tirreno-Adriatico
10th Rund um den Henninger Turm
1996
1st Rund um den Henninger Turm
1st Berner Rundfahrt
2nd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
3rd Giro della Provincia di Reggio Calabria
5th Overall GP Tell
7th Overall Tour de Romandie
10th Amstel Gold Race
1997
1st Subida a Urkiola
1st Coppa Placci
1st Giro del Mendrisiotto
1st Josef Voegeli Memorial
2nd Wartenberg Rundfahrt
3rd Overall Tirreno-Adriatico
3rd Overall Tour de Romandie
3rd Overall A Travers Lausanne
3rd Amstel Gold Race
4th Trofeo Laigueglia
7th Liège-Bastogne-Liège
8th La Flèche Wallonne
9th Milano-Torino
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
1998
1st   Overall Tour of Austria
1st Prologue
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Josef Voegeli Memorial
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
6th Time trial, UCI Road World Championships
9th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
1999
2nd Overall Tour de Romandie
2nd Tour du Haut Var
2nd Classic Haribo
2nd Paris-Brussels
3rd Overall Vuelta a Murcia
4th Grand Prix des Nations
6th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
2000
4th Giro di Lombardia
10th Trofeo Melinda
2001
1st Stage 13 Vuelta a España
1st GP Winterthur
2nd GP Lugano
4th Overall Tour de Suisse
5th Overall Bayern Rundfahrt
6th Rund um den Henninger Turm
6th Giro di Lombardia
7th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
7th Coppa Agostoni
8th Overall Tirreno-Adriatico
10th GP Ouest–France
10th Road race, UCI Road World Championships
2002
1st Stage 1 Tour of the Basque Country
2003
1st Stage 2 Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
4th Giro di Lombardia
7th Overall Vuelta a Murcia
7th Overall Sachsen Tour
8th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
8th Overall Route du Sud
2004
1st Stage 2 Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
1st Stage 2 Tour of the Basque Country
7th GP Lugano
9th GP Chiasso
2005
7th Overall Tour de Suisse
2006
1st Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
2nd Overall Bayern Rundfahrt
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
2007
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
4th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 1
7th Overall Rothaus Regio-Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
  Giro d'Italia 12
  Tour de France 27 29 DNF 11 40 109 27 93 DNF
  Vuelta a España 31 77
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.

External linksEdit