Mark Padun

Mark Pavlovych Padun (Ukrainian: Марк Павлович Падун; born 6 July 1996) is a Ukrainian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Bahrain Victorious.[3]

Mark Padun
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Personal information
Full name
  • Mark Pavlovych Padun
  • Ukrainian: Марк Павлович Падун
Born (1996-07-06) 6 July 1996 (age 25)
Donetsk, Ukraine
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Bahrain Victorious
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur teams
2015Palazzago Fenice
2016–2017Team Colpack
2017Bahrain–Merida (stagiaire)
Professional team
2018–Bahrain–Merida[1][2]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Time Trial Championships (2019)

CareerEdit

After Matija Kvasina, winner of the 2017 Flèche du Sud, tested positive for EPO Padun's second place was upgraded to first overall.[4]

In August 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Vuelta a España.[5] In October 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Giro d'Italia.[6]

In the 2021 Critérium du Dauphiné Padun won Stages 7 and 8 after spending each day in the breakaway also collecting enough points to win the Mountain classification.[7]

Major resultsEdit

2014
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
10th Overall Course de la Paix Juniors
2015
1st   National Criterium Championships
Giro della Friuli Venezia Giulia
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stage 3
8th Overall Course de la Paix Under-23
9th GP Capodarco
2016
1st   Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Giro del Medio Brenta
3rd Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
1st   Mountains classification
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 2
2017
1st   Overall Flèche du Sud
1st   Young rider classification
1st Trofeo PIVA
1st GP Capodarco
5th Overall Giro Ciclistico d'Italia
1st Stage 3
2018
1st Stage 5 Tour of the Alps
5th Road race, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
2019
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Adriatica Ionica Race
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
2021
Critérium du Dauphiné
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stages 7 & 8
3rd Overall Vuelta a Burgos

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2018 2019 2020 2021
  Giro d'Italia 70
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España DNF 84 59
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team". Merida Bikes. Merida Industry Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on 1 January 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (26 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Bahrain McLaren". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Bahrain Victorious". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Kvasina positive for EPO stimulator at Fleche du Sud". cyclingnews.com. 3 July 2017. Retrieved 9 June 2021.
  5. ^ "2018: 73rd Vuelta a España: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  6. ^ "103rd Giro d'Italia: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Richie Porte seals Critérium du Dauphiné title as Mark Padun wins second stage in a row". cyclingweekly.com. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2021.

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