Christopher Juul-Jensen

Christopher Juul-Jensen (born 6 July 1989) is a Danish racing cyclist,[4] who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Mitchelton–Scott.[5]

Christopher Juul-Jensen
Christopher Juul Jensen THV 2013.jpg
Juul-Jensen at the 2013 Tour du Haut Var
Personal information
Full nameChristopher Juul-Jensen
Born (1989-07-06) 6 July 1989 (age 30)
Kilmacanogue, County Wicklow, Republic of Ireland[1]
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Team information
Current teamMitchelton–Scott
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2008–2011Glud & Marstrand–Horsens
Professional team(s)
2012–2015Team Saxo Bank[2]
2016–Orica–GreenEDGE[3]
Major wins
Stage races
Danmark Rundt (2015)

One-day races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2015)

Juul-Jensen grew up in Ireland, living in County Wicklow until the age of 16.[6] He became the Danish national time trial champion in 2015. In August 2015 Orica–GreenEDGE announced that they had signed Juul-Jensen on an initial two-year contract from 2016.[7] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France.[8]

Major resultsEdit

2007
1st   Overall Tour du Pays de Vaud
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 3b (ITT)
2009
7th Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
2010
2nd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
8th Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
9th Overall Giro delle Regioni
2011
1st   Overall Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
2nd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
8th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
2012
1st   Young rider classification Paris–Corrèze
2nd Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
2014
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Overall Danmark Rundt
6th Overall Tour de Wallonie
10th Japan Cup
2015
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Danmark Rundt
9th Overall Eneco Tour
2016
2nd Japan Cup
5th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
2017
5th Road race, National Road Championships
6th Brabantse Pijl
7th Strade Bianche
7th Vuelta a Murcia
2018
1st Stage 4 Tour de Suisse
7th Overall Danmark Rundt
8th Overall Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
2019
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Czech Cycling Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 100 135 109 74 70
  Tour de France 119 112
  Vuelta a España 107
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Foley, Alan (24 April 2014). "Philip Deignan confirmed by Team Sky for Giro d'Italia". Donegal Democrat. Iconic Newspapers. Retrieved 23 December 2016. This year's event will start with three stages in Ireland from Friday, May 9, and the Letterkenny native is part of the 10-man Team Sky roster alongside Juul Jensen, who was born and raised in Kilmacanogue, Co Wicklow, but represents Denmark - the country of his parents.
  2. ^ "Tinkoff-Saxo (TCS) – RUS". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 14 January 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Mitchelton-Scott finalise 25-rider roster for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Christopher Juul-Jensen". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Wins from January to October: Mitchelton-Scott men confirm roster and goals for 2020". Mitchelton–Scott. New Global Cycling Services. 11 December 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  6. ^ McGrath, Andy. "Last But Not Least". Rouleur. Retrieved 31 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Juul-Jensen signs for Orica-GreenEdge". cyclingnews.com. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 3 August 2015.
  8. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Christopher Juul Jensen at Wikimedia Commons