Maarten den Bakker

Maarten Jan den Bakker (born 26 January 1969) is a retired road bicycle racer from the Netherlands, who was a professional rider from 1990 to 2008. He won the Dutch National Road Race Championships twice and he participated in nine Tours de France, completing each of them. In 2008, Den Bakker ended his career.[1] He also competed in the team time trial at the 1988 Summer Olympics.[2]

Maarten den Bakker
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Personal information
Full nameMaarten Jan den Bakker
Born (1969-01-26) 26 January 1969 (age 53)
Abbenbroek, Netherlands
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11+12 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb; 11 st 3 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional teams
1990–1992PDM–Concorde
1992–1997TVM–Sanyo
1998–2005Rabobank
2006Team Milram
2007–2008Skil–Shimano
2009Van Vliet–EBH Elshof
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (1996, 1999)

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

1989
2nd Overall Olympia's Tour
1990
5th Brussels–Ingooigem
1991
5th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1993
2nd Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 4
2nd Veenendaal–Veenendaal
1994
1st Nationale Sluitingprijs
2nd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 3
2nd De Brabantse Pijl
9th Overall Vuelta a Andalucia
10th Giro di Lombardia
1995
2nd Grand Prix de Wallonie
2nd Overall Tour of Galicia
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
5th Züri Metzgete
8th Overall Ronde van Nederland
10th Liège–Bastogne–Liège
10th De Brabantse Pijl
1996
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 5 Vuelta a Andalucia
4th De Brabantse Pijl
8th Overall Ronde van Nederland
1997
2nd Brabantse Pijl
4th GP Rik Van Steenbergen
6th Overall Route du Sud
7th GP de Suisse
1998
3rd Paris–Bourges
2nd Amstel Gold Race
4th La Flèche Wallonne
7th Rund um den Henninger Turm
8th Overall GP Tell
1st Stage 2
9th Liège–Bastogne–Liège
10th Overall Ronde van Nederland
1999
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
2nd La Flèche Wallonne
3rd Liège–Bastogne–Liège
4th Amstel Gold Race
6th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
6th Delta Profronde
6th Overall Paris–Nice
8th Overall Ronde van Nederland
1st Stage 5
8th Overall Three Days of Bruges–De Panne
9th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2000
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Overall Three Days of Bruges–De Panne
6th Rund um den Henninger Turm
7th GP Ouest-France
8th Liège–Bastogne–Liège
10th Overall Guldensporentweedaagse
2001
7th Omloop Het Volk
8th Overall Ronde van Nederland
10th Luk-Cup Bühl
2003
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 4 UNIQA Classic
5th Ronde van Midden-Zeeland
6th Overall Tour of Belgium
8th Tour Beneden-Maas
2004
8th Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
2005
4th Schaal Sels
2007
1st Profronde van Fryslan
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
7th Nationale Sluitingprijs
10th Overall Tour of Belgium
2008
1st Stage 1b (TTT) Brixia Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Year Giro d'Italia Tour de France Vuelta a España
1992 92nd
1993 91st 71st
1994 Not finished
1995 52nd
1996 64th 40th
1997 64th Not finished
1998 33rd
1999 84th
2000 49th
2001 75th
2004 84th


Sporting positions
Preceded by Dutch National Road Race Champion
1996
1999
Succeeded by

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Den Bakker stopt na achttien jaar plots met wielrennen" (in Dutch). Trouw. 5 September 2008. Retrieved 18 March 2009.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Maarten Jan den Bakker Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2016.

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