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Edward Theuns (born 30 April 1991) is a Belgian racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo.[3] He rode for his national team at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships.

Edward Theuns
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Theuns at the 2015 Scheldeprijs
Personal information
Born (1991-04-30) 30 April 1991 (age 28)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb; 11 st 5 lb)
Team information
Current teamTrek–Segafredo
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2010–2013VL Technics–Abutriek
Professional team(s)
2014–2015Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise[1]
2016–2017Trek–Segafredo
2018Team Sunweb[2]
2019–Trek–Segafredo

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CareerEdit

Theuns made his debut for Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise in 2014. He took his first victory in August 2014 in the Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem. In 2015, he began his season with four top-ten finishes at the Étoile de Bessèges, finishing fifth overall and winning the points classification. He took his second career win in March 2015 with victory in the Ronde van Drenthe.[4] In August 2015 it was announced that Theuns would join Trek–Segafredo for the 2016 season.[5] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Tour de France[6] and the 2017 Vuelta a España.[7]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France DNF 88
  Vuelta a España 91 133
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Edward Theuns". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Team Sunweb sign Theuns and Vervaeke". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 19 August 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Trek-Segafredo announce official 2019 rosters for men and women". Trek Bicycle Corporation. Intrepid Corporation. 27 December 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Edward Theuns". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  5. ^ Clarke, Stuart (19 August 2015). "Trek Factory Racing sign young talents Theuns and Bonifazio for 2016". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  6. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  7. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  8. ^ "Julien Vermote remporte le GP Briek Schotte à Desselgem" [Julien Vermote wins the GP Briek Schotte in Desselgem]. rtbf.be (in French). 10 September 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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