Michael Andersson (cyclist)

Michael Andersson (born 4 March 1967) is a Swedish former road cyclist who was a professional rider from 1995 to 2001. He competed three times at the Summer Olympics (1992, 1996 and 2000).[1][2] Andersson is a three-time winner of the Tour of Sweden. Andersson started in the Giro d'Italia two times, and in the Vuelta a España four times; the only Grand Tour he finished was the 1995 Vuelta a España.

Michael Andersson
Personal information
Born (1967-03-04) 4 March 1967 (age 53)
Höganäs, Sweden
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1995Sicasal–Acral
1996Team Telekom
1997–1998TVM–Farm Frites
1999Acceptcard Pro Cycling
2000De Nardi–Pasta Montegrappa
2000–2001Mercatone Uno–Albacom

Major resultsEdit

1990
2nd Grand Prix de France
5th Chrono des Herbiers
1991
1st   Overall Tour of Sweden
1st Stage 1b
1992
1st   Overall Tour of Sweden
1st Stages 1b (ITT) & 5 (ITT)
1993
National Road Championships
1st   Time trial
2nd Road race
1st Paris–Évreux
4th Overall Tour of Sweden
9th Chrono des Herbiers
1994
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Cinturó de l'Empordà
1st Stage 2
1995
1st   Overall Rapport Toer
1st Stage 6 (ITT)
1st   Overall Giro del Capo
1996
1st   Overall Tour of China
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 3a (ITT) Tour of Sweden
2nd Overall Peace Race
1st Stage 3
9th Overall Ronde van Nederland
1997
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Tour de Berne
7th Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad Valenciana
1998
National Road Championships
1st   Time trial
3rd Road race
4th Overall Tour of Sweden
1999
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd   Time trial, UCI Road World Championships
3rd Overall Ringerike GP
1st Stage 3
9th Overall Tour of Sweden
2000
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Tour of Sweden
1st Stage 2
1st Scandinavian Open Time Trial
5th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lars Markusson (13 June 2001). "Roddarn försvarar titeln" (in Swedish). Kristianstadsbladet. Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Michael Andersson Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 July 2016.

External linksEdit