Jacques Janse van Rensburg

Jacques Janse van Rensburg (born 6 September 1987) is a South African racing cyclist,[3] who currently rides for amateur mountain biking team First Move.[5] He is no relation to fellow South African professional cyclist Reinardt Janse van Rensburg.

Jacques Janse van Rensburg
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Janse van Rensburg at the 2015 Tour de France in his National champions jersey
Personal information
Full nameJacques Janse van Rensburg
Born (1987-09-06) 6 September 1987 (age 35)
Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight63 kg (139 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamFirst Move
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Mountain biking
RoleRider
Amateur team
2020–First Move
Professional teams
2006Team Konica Minolta[2]
2007–2008Neotel[3]
2009Trek–Marco Polo[2]
2010DCM Chrome
2011Burgos 2016–Castilla y León[2]
2012–2019MTN–Qhubeka[3][4]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2015)

During his road racing career, Janse van Rensburg rode in the 2014 Vuelta a España.[6] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France.[7] In the same year he won the South African National Road Race Championships.[8] He was named in the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia.[9]

Major resultsEdit

2004
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2005
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2008
3rd Overall Giro del Capo
10th Overall Grand Prix du Portugal
2009
6th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2010
6th Overall Tour de Filipinas
2011
6th Overall Tour of South Africa
2012
1st   Overall Tour of Eritrea
1st Stage 2
2014
1st   Overall Mzansi Tour
1st Stage 1
6th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2015
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
3rd   Road race, African Road Championships
5th Overall Tour of Oman
9th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2016
1st   Combativity classification Tour of Oman
2017
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2018
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2022
6th Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  Giro d'Italia 36 78
  Tour de France 51
  Vuelta a España 59 DNF 82
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jacques Janse van Rensburg". MTN–Qhubeka. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Jacques Janse van Rensburg". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  3. ^ a b c "Jacques Janse van Rensburg". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Dimension Data finalise 2019 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Janse van Rensburg eyes top results with new MTB team". In the Bunch. Full Stop Communications. 8 December 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Jacques Janse van Rensburg". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 27 August 2014.
  7. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  8. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, South Africa (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 February 2016.
  9. ^ "2017: 100th Giro d'Italia: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 2 May 2017.

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