Odd Christian Eiking

Odd Christian Eiking (born 28 December 1994) is a Norwegian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Intermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux.[5] He was named in the startlist for the 2016 Vuelta a España.[6]

Odd Christian Eiking
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Eiking at the 2018 Deutschland Tour
Personal information
Full nameOdd Christian Eiking
Born (1994-12-28) 28 December 1994 (age 26)
Stord, Norway
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Team information
Current teamIntermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux
DisciplineRoad
Role
  • Climber
  • Puncheur
Amateur team
2010–2013Bergen CK
Professional teams
2014–2015Team Joker[1]
2016–2017FDJ[2]
2018–2020Wanty–Groupe Gobert[3][4]
2021–Intermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux

In August 2017, Eiking signed a contract with Wanty–Groupe Gobert and joined them ahead of the 2018 season.[7] In July 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Tour de France.[8]

Major resultsEdit

2013
10th Overall Tour de Berlin
2014
2nd Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
4th Hadeland GP
5th Ringerike GP
2015
1st   Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st   Young rider classification Tour of Norway
1st Stage 2 Giro della Valle d'Aosta
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Peace Race U23
3rd Ringerike GP
5th Hadeland GP
6th Overall Arctic Race of Norway
2016
1st Stage 1 (TTT) La Méditerranéenne
4th Overall Tour of Norway
1st   Young rider classification
5th Overall Arctic Race of Norway
2017
1st Boucles de l'Aulne
10th Classic Loire Atlantique
2018
1st Stage 3 Tour de Wallonie
2nd Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
8th Overall Tour of Oman
8th Paris–Chauny
2019
Arctic Race of Norway
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stage 3
3rd Classic Sud-Ardèche
3rd Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
6th Overall Tour of Guangxi
8th Grand Prix de Wallonie
2021
10th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
10th Grand Prix La Marseillaise

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 111
  Vuelta a España 77 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Odd Christian Eiking » Team Joker". Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  2. ^ "FDJ: Odd Christian Eiking arrive en 2016" [FDJ: Odd Christian Eiking arrives in 2016]. L'Équipe (in French). 30 June 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  3. ^ Almeida, Giampaolo (6 January 2019). "Wanty-Groupe Gobert, il rinnovo di Backaert completa il roster 2019" [Wanty-Groupe Gobert, the renewal of Backaert completes the 2019 roster]. SpazioCiclismo – Cyclingpro.net (in Italian). Gravatar. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Circus - Wanty Gobert". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 5 January 2020. Retrieved 6 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Intermarché - Wanty - Gobert Matériaux". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2021. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  6. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Eiking klar for belgisk lag – får kapteinsrolle".
  8. ^ "2019: 106th Tour de France: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 1 July 2019.

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