Lauri Aus

Lauri Aus (4 November 1970 – 20 July 2003) was an Estonian professional cyclist, who represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1992.[1][2]

Lauri Aus
Gravestone with flowers at the base surrounded by grass
Aus' gravestone at Raadi cemetery in Tartu
Personal information
Full nameLauri Aus
Born(1970-11-04)4 November 1970
Tartu, Estonia
Died20 July 2003(2003-07-20) (aged 32)
Tartu, Estonia
Team information
DisciplineRoad
Professional teams
1995–1996Mutuelle
1997–2003Casino
Major wins
Tour de Limousin General Classification (1997)
Classic Haribo (1998)

He was born in Tartu, became a professional in 1995 and rode for several French teams. He was the first Estonian rider to finish the Tour de France in 1997. Also in 1997 he finished in the top 10 of the World Championship.

Lauri Aus died while training near Tartu, when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a drunken driver.[1]

Major resultsEdit

1992
  National Road Race Champion
5th Olympics Road Race
1994
  National time trial Champion
1997
1st Tour de Limousin, stage 3
1st Tour de Limousin, General Classification
1st Tour de Pologne, stage 1
1998
1st Classic Haribo
1st Tour de l'Oise, stage 1
2nd Tour de l'Oise, General Classification
1st Tour du Poitou-Charentes, stage 1
1st Tour du Poitou-Charentes, General Classification
3rd Tour de Limousin, General Classification
  National Road Race Champion
  National time trial Champion
2001
1st Tour du Poitou-Charentes, stage 4
3rd Tour du Poitou-Charentes, General Classification
2003
3rd Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, General Classification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Lauri Aus Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ [1]

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