Johnny Weltz

Johnny Weltz (born March 20, 1962) is a Danish retired road bicycle racer. He rode most of his career for the Spanish ONCE team.

Johnny Weltz
Personal information
Full nameJohnny Weltz
Born (1962-03-20) March 20, 1962 (age 59)
Copenhagen,  Denmark
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight65 kg (143 lb; 10 st 3 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1987–1988Fagor–MBK
1989–1993ONCE
1994Artiach–Nabisco
1995Motorola
Managerial teams
1996Motorola
1997–1999U.S. Postal Service
2000–2004Memory Card–Jack & Jones
2005–2016TIAA–CREF
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual Stage (1988)
Vuelta a España
1 individual Stage (1988)
1 TTT Stage (1991)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (1989)
Medal record

In 1985 he won silver at the world championship for amateurs. The high point of his career was his victory at stage 19 (a mountain stage) of the 1988 Tour de France, and was 54 overall. He also won a stage in Vuelta a España the same year.

After his active career, he worked in various capacities for the professional teams Motorola, U.S. Postal Service, and Team CSC (back then called MemoryCard - Jack&Jones, and later CSC - World Online). Weltz was most recently a directeur sportif with Team Slipstream.[2]

Major resultsEdit

Sources:[1][3]

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
  Vuelta a España 42 53 28 48 51 90
  Giro d'Italia Did not contest during his career
  Tour de France 54 DNF DNF 102
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Johnny Weltz". procyclingstats. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Riis associates "not my cup of tea" says Weltz". Cycling News. 5 September 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Johnny Weltz". firstcycling. Retrieved 18 January 2021.

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