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Frederik Backaert

Frederik Backaert (born 13 March 1990 in Ghent) is a Belgian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team Wanty–Groupe Gobert.[1] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the Tour de France.[2]

Frederik Backaert
Équipe cycliste Wanty - Tour de l'Ain 2014 - J-1 - Frederik Backaert.jpg
Backaert at the 2014 Tour de l'Ain
Personal information
Full nameFrederik Backaert
Born (1990-03-13) 13 March 1990 (age 29)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight97 kg (214 lb; 15.3 st)
Team information
Current teamWanty–Groupe Gobert
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2012United
2012Landbouwkrediet–Euphony (stagiaire)
2013EFC–Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
Professional team(s)
2014–Wanty–Groupe Gobert

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2012
1st Stage 5 Tour de Liège
1st Grand Prix de Momignies
2013
1st Overall Trois Jours de Cherbourg
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Tour de Liège
1st Stages 2 & 5
9th Circuit de Wallonie
10th Grand Prix des Marbriers
2014
2nd GP Paul Borremans Viane-Geraardsbergen[3]
4th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
2015
4th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
6th Omloop van het Waasland
7th Tour du Finistère
10th Overall Tour of Belgium
10th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
2016
Tour of Austria
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 7
2017
2nd Tro-Bro Léon
5th Le Samyn
5th Tour du Finistère
8th Bruges Cycling Classic
2018
9th Overall Tour de Wallonie
9th Le Samyn
2019
4th Tour du Finistère
10th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
10th Tro-Bro Léon

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 132 120
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  3. ^ "GP Paul Borremans Viane-Geraardsbergen". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 18 September 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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