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Michael Schär (born 29 September 1986) is a Swiss professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam CCC Team.[2]

Michael Schär
Michael Schär - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMichael Schär
Born (1986-09-29) 29 September 1986 (age 33)
Geuensee, Lucerne, Switzerland
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11 st 7 lb)
Team information
Current teamCCC Team
Rider typeDomestique
Amateur team(s)
Professional team(s)
2010–BMC Racing Team[1]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
2 TTT stages (2015, 2018)

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2013)

Born in Geuensee, Schär has competed in nine Grand Tours during his career, and was the winner of the Swiss National Road Race Championships in 2013.[3] He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[4] His father Roland was also an Olympic cyclist.[4]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st   Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st   Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
10th Ronde Van Vlaanderen Beloften
1st   Young rider classification Sachsen Tour
9th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
7th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
7th Overall Tour of Utah
1st Stage 2 Tour of Utah
1st Stage 9 (TTT) Tour de France
1st Stage 3 (TTT) Critérium du Dauphiné
2nd Overall Tour des Fjords
10th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
Tour de France
1st Stage 3 (TTT)
  Combativity award Stage 13
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 3 (TTT) Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
9th Great War Remembrance Race
  Combativity award Stage 4 Tour de France

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 99
  Tour de France 103 49 DNF 43 56 76 72 90 70
  Vuelta a España 110
 — Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ Gregor Brown (1 September 2009). "BMC strengthens team for 2010 with World Champ Ballan and USA's Hincapie". Cycling News. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  2. ^ Ferri, Marco (24 December 2018). "CCC Team, Riccardo Zoidl prende il posto di Denifl e completa il roster" [CCC Team, Riccardo Zoidl takes the place of Denifl and completes the roster]. SpazioCiclismo – (in Italian). Gravatar. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  3. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b "Michael Schär Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 1 May 2016.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Michael Schär at Wikimedia Commons