Markus Zberg

Markus Zberg (born June 27, 1974 in Altdorf, Uri) is a retired Swiss professional road bicycle racer; he is the younger brother of Beat Zberg. Zberg retired after a severe fall in the Tour de l'Ain.[1] He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 2000 and 2008.[2]

Markus Zberg
Personal information
Full nameMarkus Zberg
Born (1974-06-27) June 27, 1974 (age 47)
Switzerland
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb; 10 st 12 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRetired
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
1996Carrera Jeans–Tassoni
1997Mercatone Uno
1998Post Swiss Team
1999–2002Rabobank
2003–2008Gerolsteiner
2009BMC Racing Team
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
2 individual stages (1998)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships
(2000, 2008)
Rund um den Henninger Turm (2001)
Milano–Torino (1999)
Medal record
Representing   Switzerland
Men's road bicycle racing
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1999 Verona Elite Men's Road Race

Major resultsEdit

1996
1st Stage 5 Grand Prix Guillaume Tell
1998
Vuelta a España
1st Stages 1 & 22
1st Stausee-Rundfahrt Klingnau
1st Stage 3 Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 6 Settimana Ciclistica Lombarda
1999
1st Milano–Torino
2nd   Road race, UCI Road World Championships
2nd Overall Paris–Nice
2nd GP Ouest–France
2000
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Amstel Gold Race
2001
1st Rund um den Henninger Turm
1st Stage 3 Tirreno–Adriatico
4th Amstel Gold Race
2002
3rd Milan–San Remo
2003
3rd Tre Valli Varesine
2004
2nd Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
2005
3rd Rund um den Henninger Turm
2006
1st Stage 7 Paris–Nice
2008
1st   Road race, National Road Championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Markus Zberg ein Doping-Kunde? Der ehemalige Schweizer Radprofi in Österreich schwer beschuldigt". Neue Zürcher Zeitung (in German). 8 October 2009. Retrieved 27 February 2013.
  2. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.

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