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Jelle Vanendert (born 19 February 1985) is a Belgian professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Lotto–Soudal.[2] His younger brother Dennis Vanendert also competed professionally with the Lotto–Soudal team between 2012 and 2015.

Jelle Vanendert
Jelle Vanendert 2019.jpg
Vanendert in 2019.
Personal information
Full nameJelle Vanendert
Born (1985-02-19) 19 February 1985 (age 34)
Neerpelt, Flanders, Belgium
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
Current teamLotto–Soudal
DisciplineRoad
RoleClimber
Amateur team(s)
2004Jartazi Granville Team
2005–2006Bodysol–Win for Life–Jong Vlaanderen
Professional team(s)
2007Chocolade Jacques–Topsport Vlaanderen
2008Française des Jeux
2009–Silence–Lotto[1]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2011)

Contents

CareerEdit

In 2011, Vanendert showed good form at La Flèche Wallonne, where he came sixth. He rode the 2011 Tour de France initially as the main climbing domestique for Jurgen Van den Broeck. However, when his leader crashed out of the race, Vanendert was given a free role, and on Stage 14 attacked from the group of GC contenders to win the stage. Vanendert finished 20th overall and also wore the King of the Mountains Jersey.

Vanendert was the leader of Lotto–Belisol in the 2012 Ardennes classics, and finished second in the Amstel Gold Race, fourth in La Flèche Wallonne and tenth in Liège–Bastogne–Liège.

Major resultsEdit

General classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour general classification results timeline
Grand Tour 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia DNF 92 DNF
  Tour de France 19 29 DNF
  Vuelta a España 101 DNF DNF 82

Classics results timelineEdit

Monument 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Milan–San Remo 92 DNF 49 88
Tour of Flanders
Paris–Roubaix
Liège–Bastogne–Liège 26 82 25 17 10 18 11 22 22 19 11
Giro di Lombardia DNF 12 DNF DNF
Classic 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Brabantse Pijl DNF 25 17 45 25 7 15 20 40 35
Amstel Gold Race 54 37 28 13 2 13 2 34 26 37 10 33
La Flèche Wallonne 13 51 38 6 4 39 6 DNF 18 17 3 9
Clásica de San Sebastián 64 9 29 6 36 21 15 20 7
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
DSQ Disqualified

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lotto Belisol (LTB) – BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Lotto-Soudal". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 3 January 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Jelle Vanendert at Wikimedia Commons