Max Walscheid

Maximilian Richard "Max" Walscheid (born 13 June 1993 in Neuwied) is a German cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Qhubeka Assos.[3]

Max Walscheid
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Walscheid at the 2016 Rund um Köln.
Personal information
Full nameMaximilian Richard Walscheid
NicknameMax
Born (1993-06-13) 13 June 1993 (age 27)
Neuwied, Germany
Height1.99 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight92 kg (203 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Qhubeka Assos
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
2012–2014Team Raiko–Stölting
2015Team Kuota–Lotto
2015Team Giant–Alpecin (stagiaire)
2016–2019Team Giant–Alpecin[1]
2020–NTT Pro Cycling[2]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Münsterland Giro (2018)

On 23 January 2016, he was one of the six members of Team Giant–Alpecin who were hit by a car which drove into on-coming traffic while they were training in Spain. All riders were in stable condition.[4]

In August 2018, he was named in the startlist for the Vuelta a España.[5] In August 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Tour de France.[6]

Major resultsEdit

2014
1st   Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
9th Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stages 4 & 5
2015
1st Kernen Omloop Echt-Susteren
2nd Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stage 4
5th Zuid Oost Drenthe Classic
8th Omloop van het Houtland
10th Velothon Berlin
2016
Tour of Hainan
1st   Points classification
1st Stages 3, 4, 5, 7 & 9
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2017
1st Stage 5 Danmark Rundt
2018
1st Münsterland Giro
1st Stage 3 Tour de Yorkshire
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
6th Scheldeprijs
2019
1st Omloop van het Houtland
2nd Scheldeprijs
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Münsterland Giro
2020
Tour de Langkawi
1st   Points classification
1st Stages 3 & 8
2021
7th Nokere Koerse
7th Bredene Koksijde Classic

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2018 2019 2020 2021
  Giro d'Italia IP
  Tour de France 134
  Vuelta a España 156 137
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Sunweb confirm 2019 men's and women's rosters". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "NTT Pro Cycling Team". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Team Qhubeka Assos". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "John Degenkolb and Warren Barguil among six Giant-Alpecin cyclists hospitalised after being hit by a car". Irish Independent. 23 January 2016.
  5. ^ "2018: 73rd Vuelta a España: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 22 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "107th Tour de France: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 27 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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