Henk Vogels

Hendricus "Henk" Vogels (born 31 July 1973, in Perth) is an Australian former professional road bicycle racer who retired from competition at the end of the 2008 season, riding with the Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team. He won the Australian national road race title in 1999.[2] He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[3] He was subsequently directeur sportif of the Fly V-Successful Living team. Vogels also provides expert opinion for SBS Cycling Central.[4] Vogels served as sports director of the Drapac Professional Cycling team in 2014, however he left the team at the end of the season in order to take a break from the sport in 2015 and spend more time with his family.[1]

Henk Vogels
Vogels at the 2006 Tour de Georgia
Personal information
Full nameHendricus Vogels[1]
Born (1973-07-31) 31 July 1973 (age 47)
Perth, Western Australia
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)
Team information
Professional teams
2000–2002Mercury Cycling Team
2003–2004Navigators Cycling Team
2007–2008Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team

His father, Henk Vogels Sr, was a former Australian cyclist who competed in the team pursuit at the 1964 Summer Olympics.

Major resultsEdit

1st Stage 1 Commonwealth Bank Classic
1st Stage 14, Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 6, Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 2, Wien-Rabenstein-Gresten-Wien
1st Duo Normand (with Cyril Bos)
3rd Paris–Tours
3rd Stage 21 Tour de France
10th Paris–Roubaix
10th Paris–Roubaix
1st   National Road Race Champion
1st First Union USPRO Championships
1st Clásica Internacional de Alcobendas
1st Zomergem-Adinkerke
1st Stage 2, Vuelta a Asturias
1st Stage 1, Vuelta a La Rioja
1st Stage 1, Herald Sun Tour
1st Overall Grand Prix Cycliste de Beauce
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 7 Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 11 Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 6a, Grand Prix Cycliste de Beauce
1st Stage 12, Herald Sun Tour
1st USPRO Criterium Championships
1st Stage 1, Tour of Georgia
2nd Gent–Wevelgem


  1. ^ a b "Vogels resigns as Drapac's sports director". sbs.com.au. 27 November 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Henk Vogels". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 10 May 2014.
  3. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics Archived 6 June 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Cycling Central

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