Jonas Ljungblad (born January 15, 1979 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish road racing cyclist, currently riding for Team Differdange–Geba. He began his professional career with the Amore & Vita team in 2002 as a young helper but after spending a season with Team Bianchi his career began to skyrocket with a very successful Australian excursion in 2004 winning the Tour of Queensland and the Herald Sun Tour.

Jonas Ljungblad
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Personal information
Full nameJonas Ljungblad
Born (1979-01-15) January 15, 1979 (age 41)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Team information
Current teamTeam Differdange–Geba
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
1999Team Crescent Tranemo
Professional team(s)
2000–2001Team Crescent
2002Amore & Vita–Beretta
2003Team Bianchi Scandinavia
2004–2005Amore & Vita–Beretta
2006–2007Unibet.com
2008P3Transfer-Batavus
2009–2010Silence–Lotto
2011–Differdange–Magic–SportFood.de

In 2005 he acquired his biggest victory to date, winning the Swedish national championship. This, along with his win in the Route d'Vendee, attracted the attention of Unibet.com Cycling Team who hired him to be a helper to the likes of Baden Cooke and Frank Vandenbroucke.

PalmaresEdit

2002
  • Herald Sun Tour stage 3
2004
  • Tour of Queensland overall and stage 5 and 7
  • Herald Sun Tour overall and stage 7
  • Tour de Slovénie stage 4
2005
  • Tour du Lac Léman
  • Tour de Vendée
  • National Road Championship
  • Melbourne – Warrnambool
2006
2011

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