Michiel Elijzen

Michiel Elijzen (born 31 August 1982 in Culemborg, Gelderland) is a Dutch former professional road bicycle racer, who retired from competition after the 2010 season to become a sporting director for Omega Pharma–Lotto, the team for which he last rode competitively. He now works as a directeur sportif for the Sunweb Group B.V. teams: UCI WorldTeam Team DSM,[1] UCI Women's WorldTeam Team DSM,[2] and UCI Continental team Development Team Sunweb.[3]

Michiel Elijzen
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Personal information
Full nameMichiel Elijzen
Born (1982-08-31) 31 August 1982 (age 38)
Culemborg, the Netherlands
Team information
Current team
DisciplineRoad
Role
Professional teams
2002–2005Rabobank GS3
2006–2007Cofidis
2008Rabobank
2009–2010Silence–Lotto
Managerial teams
2011–2012Omega Pharma–Lotto
2013–2014Blanco Pro Cycling
2015–2016SEG Racing
2017–2018Vérandas Willems–Crelan
2019–Team Sunweb (men)
2019–Team Sunweb (women)
2019–Development Team Sunweb

Subsequently, he served as a sporting manager for Blanco Pro Cycling[4] and Belkin Pro Cycling[5] before joining the new SEG Racing team in 2015.[6]

Major resultsEdit

2005
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
2007
1st Duo Normand (with Bradley Wiggins)
1st Prologue Eneco Tour
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Sunweb". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Team Sunweb". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 15 January 2020. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Development Team Sunweb". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-28. Retrieved 2014-10-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Homepage".
  6. ^ "Elijzen sportief verantwoordelijke bij SEG Racing" [Elijzen sports manager at SEG Racing]. Royal Dutch Cycling Union (in Dutch). 6 October 2014. Retrieved 29 June 2015.[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit