Casper Philip Pedersen (born 15 March 1996) is a road and track cyclist from Denmark, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Soudal–Quick-Step.[5]

Casper Pedersen
Personal information
Full nameCasper Philip Pedersen
Born (1996-03-15) 15 March 1996 (age 28)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamSoudal–Quick-Step
Professional teams
2015–2016Riwal Platform
2017Team Giant–Castelli
2018Aqua Blue Sport[1]
2019–2022Team Sunweb[2][3][4]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Paris–Tours (2020)
Medal record
Representing  Denmark
European Track Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Grenchen Team pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2017 Berlin Madison

In 2015 he competed at the 2015 UCI Track Cycling World Championships in the men's omnium. He won the bronze medal in the team pursuit at the 2015 UEC European Track Championships in Grenchen, Switzerland.[6] In September 2018 Team Sunweb announced that Pedersen would join them on a three-year deal from 2019, initially with a role as a domestique in the Flanders classics and the team's sprint train.[7] In 2020, he won his first race with the team at Paris–Tours in a two-man sprint with Benoît Cosnefroy.[8] In 2023, he moved to Soudal–Quick-Step, and won the Figueira Champions Classic that February.

Major results edit

Road edit

2nd Paris–Roubaix Juniors
3rd Scandinavian Race Uppsala
2nd Road race, National Under-23 Championships
7th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
2017 (1 pro win)
1st   Road race, UEC European Under-23 Championships
1st GP Horsens
1st Stage 2 Flèche du Sud
2nd Fyen Rundt
2nd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
3rd Road race, National Under-23 Championships
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Stage 1
10th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
5th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st   Young rider classification
2020 (1)
1st Paris–Tours
6th Overall Okolo Slovenska
2023 (1)
1st Figueira Champions Classic
3rd Overall Tour of Belgium
4th Trofeo Calvia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline edit

Grand Tour 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 92 111
  Vuelta a España 103 140
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

Track edit

3rd   Omnium, UCI World Junior Championships
1st   Omnium, UCI World Junior Championships
3rd Team pursuit, UCI World Cup, London
3rd   Team pursuit, UEC European Championships
2nd Team pursuit, UCI World Cup, Hong Kong
UCI World Cup
1st Team pursuit, Cali
2nd Madison (with Julius Johansen), Los Angeles
2nd Team pursuit, Manchester
2nd   Madison (with Niklas Larsen), UEC European Championships

References edit

  1. ^ "2018 rider roster and first races confirmed". Aqua Blue Sport. Aqua Blue Sport Limited. 1 January 2018. Archived from the original on 5 January 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Team Sunweb confirm 2019 men's and women's rosters". Immediate Media Company. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Team Sunweb". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Team DSM". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  5. ^ "Riders | Soudal Quick-Step Pro Cycling Team". Soudal–Quick-Step.
  6. ^ "Team pursuit results of 2015 UEC European Track Championships". Tissot timing. Retrieved 1 October 2015.
  7. ^ "Ny kontrakt: Dansk cykeltalent skal med på Team Sunwebs sprinttog" [New contract: Danish cycling talent will participate in Team Sunweb's sprints]. (in Danish). 12 September 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.
  8. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (11 October 2020). "Casper Pedersen wins Paris-Tours". CyclingNews. Retrieved 11 October 2020.

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