Krists Neilands

Krists Neilands (born 18 August 1994) is a Latvian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Israel–Premier Tech.[3]

Krists Neilands
Oudenaarde - Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften, 9 april 2016 (B086) (cropped).JPG
Neilands in 2016
Personal information
Full nameKrists Neilands
Born (1994-08-18) 18 August 1994 (age 28)
Ventspils, Latvia
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamIsrael–Premier Tech
Professional teams
2016Axeon–Hagens Berman
2017–Israel Cycling Academy[1][2]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships
(2017, 2018)
National Time Trial Championships (2019)


Israel Cycling Academy (2017–present)Edit

In 2017, Kuldīga-born Neilands won the Latvian National Road Race Championships, and stage 5 at the Tour d'Azerbaïdjan. At the 2018 Milan–San Remo, Neilands attacked on the famous Poggio di San Remo climb. He got a small gap to the peloton with Vincenzo Nibali; however, Neilands could not keep up with Nibali, who later won the race, while Neilands finished 23rd. In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[4] He finished the race 73rd overall. In August 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Tour de France.[5]

Major resultsEdit

2nd Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st   Overall Tour de la Région de Lódz
1st Stage 2
National Junior Road Championships
2nd Time trial
3rd Road race
National Road Championships
3rd Under-23 road race
5th Road race
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
8th Memoriał Henryka Łasaka
National Road Championships
1st   Under-23 road race
1st   Under-23 time trial
2nd Road race
1st Stage 3 Tour of Borneo
5th Overall Podlasie Tour
1st   Young rider classification
5th Overall Tour of Hainan
5th Overall GP Liberty Seguros
8th Velothon Wales
National Road Championships
1st   Under-23 time trial
5th Road race
5th Overall Carpathian Couriers Race
5th Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
8th Overall Baltic Chain Tour
10th Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
3rd Time trial
1st Stage 5 Tour d'Azerbaïdjan
6th Overall Okolo Slovenska
8th Overall Baltic Chain Tour
10th Overall Volta a Portugal
1st   Young rider classification
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
4th Time trial
1st Dwars door het Hageland
3rd Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
7th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
9th Overall Herald Sun Tour
National Road Championships
1st   Time trial
4th Road race
1st   Overall Tour de Hongrie
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Grand Prix de Wallonie
2nd Overall Vuelta a Asturias
3rd Overall Arctic Race of Norway
1st   Young rider classification
  Combativity award Stage 4 Tour de France
6th GP Miguel Induráin
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
7th Overall Tour de Hongrie
5th Grand Prix La Marseillaise

General classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour general classification results
Grand Tour 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
  Giro d'Italia 73 100 DNF
  Tour de France 85 79
  Vuelta a España
Major stage race general classification results
Race 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
  Paris–Nice DNF 21
  Tirreno–Adriatico 93 93 64
  Volta a Catalunya NH
  Tour of the Basque Country 69
  Tour de Romandie 80
  Critérium du Dauphiné 60
  Tour de Suisse NH 37


  1. ^ "Israel Cycling Academy finalises 2019 roster, adds Sorensen as DS". Immediate Media Company. 4 December 2018. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  2. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (11 December 2019). "Israel Cycling Academy become Israel Start-Up Nation as WorldTour beckons". Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Israel Start-Up Nation". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  5. ^ "107th Tour de France: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 27 August 2020.

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