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Jean-Pierre "Jempy" Drucker (born 3 September 1986) is a Luxembourgish cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe.[2]

Jempy Drucker
Jempy Drucker (Bora) - Vuelta a España 2019.jpg
Personal information
Full nameJean-Pierre Drucker
NicknameJempy
Born (1986-09-03) 3 September 1986 (age 33)
Sandweiler, Luxembourg
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
Team information
Current teamBora–Hansgrohe
DisciplineRoad, cyclo-cross
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist[1]
Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2004–2008Fidea
2009–2010Continental Team Differdange
2011–2014Veranda's Willems–Accent
2015–2018BMC Racing Team
2019–Bora–Hansgrohe
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2016)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2017)
London–Surrey Classic (2015)

CareerEdit

Fidea (2004–2008)Edit

Born in Sandweiler, Drucker signed with Fidea in 2004, a team specializing in cyclo-cross, at age 18. He rode with this team for five seasons, winning two elite national cyclo-cross championships. He was selected to represent Luxembourg at the World Road Race Championships in 2008, but failed to finish.

Team Differdange (2009–2010)Edit

For the 2009 season, Drucker joined Continental Team Differdange. His success in cyclo-cross continued, winning two more national titles. Drucker went to the at the World Road Race Championships for the second time in 2009, but again did not finish. He won the prologue of the Flèche du Sud, a UCI 2.2 road race in 2010. Drucker also placed second in the Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem that season.

Wanty–Groupe Gobert (2011–2014)Edit

After spending two seasons with Continental Team Differdange, Drucker joined Veranda's Willems–Accent, a Belgian UCI Professional Continental team. Spending four seasons with the team, he booked no wins, but did finish second overall in the Tour de Luxembourg.

BMC Racing Team (2015–2018)Edit

In August 2014, Drucker signed a contract with BMC Racing Team.[1] While riding for this team, he won the 2015 RideLondon–Surrey Classic, a one-day race in the United Kingdom. Later that year, he was selected to ride in the Vuelta a España.[3] Drucker finished the race in 118th place overall. Drucker's success continued with this team the following year, winning the prologue of the Tour de Luxembourg and the 16th stage of the Vuelta a España.

In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[4]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2008
3rd Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
2009
5th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
9th Arno Wallaard Memorial
10th Overall Flèche du Sud
10th Münsterland Giro
2010
1st Prologue Flèche du Sud
2nd Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
4th Ronde van Midden-Nederland
5th Nationale Sluitingsprijs
7th Arno Wallaard Memorial
7th Ronde van Noord-Holland
2011
6th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
2012
2nd Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
3rd Schaal Sels-Merksem
6th Paris–Brussels
7th Omloop van het Houtland
9th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
10th Grand Prix Criquielion
2013
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Grand Prix d'Isbergues
5th Overall Tour de l'Eurometropole
5th Ronde Van Zeeland Seaports
6th Overall Tour de Wallonie
7th Omloop van het Houtland
2014
2nd Overall Tour de Luxembourg
4th Dwars door Vlaanderen
5th Arnhem–Veenendaal Classic
5th Münsterland Giro
5th Paris–Bourges
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
6th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
6th Paris–Tours
8th Grand Prix d'Isbergues
9th Nokere Koerse
10th Binche–Chimay–Binche
2015
1st RideLondon–Surrey Classic
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
5th GP Impanis-Van Petegem
6th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
7th Overall Driedaagse van West–Vlaanderen
10th Handzame Classic
2016
1st Stage 16 Vuelta a España
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
9th E3 Harelbeke
10th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
10th Paris–Tours
2017
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 1 Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 4 Tour de Wallonie
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
2nd GP Impanis-Van Petegem
2nd Grand Prix Pino Cerami
3rd Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
4th Overall Dubai Tour
4th Eschborn-Frankfurt – Rund um den Finanzplatz
5th Tour de l'Eurométropole
6th London–Surrey Classic
10th Paris–Tours
2018
2nd Tour de l'Eurométropole
5th Grand Prix Cerami
6th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
6th Binche–Chimay–Binche
7th London–Surrey Classic
8th Overall Dubai Tour
2019
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 118
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España 118 142 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jempy Drucker signs for BMC". cyclingnews.com. 7 August 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2014.
  2. ^ "With Christoph Pfingsten, BORA – hansgrohe completes its roster for 2019". Bora–Hansgrohe. Denk Pro Cycling GmbH & Co. KG. 12 October 2018. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  4. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

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