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Jens Debusschere (born 28 August 1989) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Katusha–Alpecin.[3] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France.[4] In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[5]

Jens Debusschere
Jens Debusschere 2016.jpg
Debusschere in 2016
Personal information
Full nameJens Debusschere
Born (1989-08-28) 28 August 1989 (age 29)
Roeselare, Belgium
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight78 kg (172 lb; 12 st 4 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamTeam Katusha–Alpecin
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider type
  • Sprinter
  • Classics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2009–2010PWS–Eijssen Cycling Team
2009Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator (stagiaire)
2010Omega Pharma–Lotto (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2011–2018Omega Pharma–Lotto[2]
2019–Team Katusha–Alpecin
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2014)
Dwars door Vlaanderen (2016)

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Major resultsEdit

2007
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Paris–Roubaix Juniors
2008
8th Grand Prix de Waregem
2009
9th Grote 1-MeiPrijs
2010
2nd De Vlaamse Pijl
2nd Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
3rd Kattekoers
6th Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
2011
5th Overall Herald Sun Tour
2012
8th Omloop van het Houtland
2013
1st   Overall Tour de l'Eurométropole
1st   Points classification
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
1st Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
1st Nationale Sluitingsprijs
3rd Omloop van het Houtland
5th Binche–Chimay–Binche
2014
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Nationale Sluitingsprijs
1st Stage 1 Tour de Wallonie
2nd Overall Tour de l'Eurométropole
2nd Trofeo Palma
3rd Binche–Chimay–Binche
3rd Paris–Tours
6th Dwars door Vlaanderen
6th Ronde van Limburg
9th Omloop van het Houtland
2015
1st Grand Prix de Wallonie
1st Omloop van het Houtland
1st Stage 2 Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 1 Tour de l'Eurométropole
3rd Nationale Sluitingsprijs
5th Gent–Wevelgem
5th Ronde van Limburg
6th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
7th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
7th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
8th Dwars door Vlaanderen
9th Paris–Roubaix
2016
1st Dwars door Vlaanderen
4th Overall Tour de Picardie
4th London–Surrey Classic
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
7th Binche–Chimay–Binche
8th Eurométropole
8th Paris–Tours
2017
Tour of Belgium
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 5
1st Stage 1 Four Days of Dunkirk
3rd Clásica de Almería
7th Gent–Wevelgem
7th Dwars door West-Vlaanderen
8th Halle–Ingooigem
2018
1st Stage 5 Tour de Wallonie
4th Scheldeprijs
4th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
5th Gent–Wevelgem
5th Three Days of Bruges–De Panne
6th Tacx Pro Classic
10th Paris–Roubaix
2019
5th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
9th Nokere Koerse
10th Gent–Wevelgem

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 136
  Tour de France 145 DNF 153
  Vuelta a España DNF 107 DNF

Classics results timelineEdit

Monuments results timeline
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Milan–San Remo 35 132 22
Tour of Flanders 70 27 DNF 25 DNF 61 35
Paris–Roubaix DNF DNF DNF 75 9 78 10 DNF
Liège–Bastogne–Liège Has not yet contested during his career
Giro di Lombardia
Classics results timeline
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 47 100 58 12 6 DNF 72
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne 115 55 7 20 15 15
E3 Harelbeke 105 DNF 81 DNF
Gent–Wevelgem 62 122 5 DNF 7 5 10
Dwars door Vlaanderen 24 DNF 6 8 1 78 DNF 68
Scheldeprijs 78 4 55
Paris–Tours 22 43 3 94 8 130 71
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Jens Debusschere - Team KATUSHA ALPECIN". Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Race selections January". Lotto–Belisol. Belgian Cycling Project. 2 January 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013. Jurgen Van den Broeck will start his season in South-America, supported by Bart De Clercq, Jens Debusschere, Kenny Dehaes, Joost Van Leijen and Frederik Willems.
  3. ^ "Katusha-Alpecin announce reduced 24-rider roster for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  4. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  5. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.

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