Paul Martens (born 26 October 1983, in Rostock) is a German professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma. He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France.
Martens at the 2016 Tour of Britain.
|Full name||Paul Martens|
|Born||26 October 1983|
Rostock, East Germany
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||69 kg (152 lb; 10 st 12 lb)|
|Current team||Team Jumbo–Visma|
|2005||T-Mobile Team (stagiaire)|
In February 2020, Martens announced that he would retire from cycling at the end of the season; however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Martens intended to prolong his career until the middle of the 2021 season.
- 1st Madison (with Florian Piper), National Junior Road Championships
- 2nd Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
- 1st Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
- 1st Münsterland Giro
- 1st Stage 2 Tour de Luxembourg
- 2nd Overall Ster Elektrotoer
- 1st Stage 2
- 3rd Rund um die Hainleite
- 4th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
- 5th Overall Rheinland–Pfalz Rundfahrt
- 9th Overall Eneco Tour
- 6th Overall Ster Elektrotoer
- 6th Overall Regio-Tour
- 8th Overall Sachsen Tour
- 10th Coppa Sabatini
- 3rd GP Ouest–France
- 5th Eschborn–Frankfurt City Loop
- 6th Giro del Piemonte
- 8th Overall Sachsen Tour
- 1st Grand Prix de Wallonie
- 4th Brabantse Pijl
- 4th Paris–Brussels
- 4th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
- 6th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
- 8th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
- 10th Amstel Gold Race
- 10th La Flèche Wallonne
- 1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Burgos
- 1st Overall Tour de Luxembourg
- 1st Stage 1 Volta ao Algarve
- 3rd Volta Limburg Classic
- 5th Overall Arctic Race of Norway
- 9th Overall Tour de Wallonie
- 1st Stage 5 Tour of Belgium
- 2nd Ronde van Limburg
- 4th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
- 10th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
- 5th Volta Limburg Classic
- 10th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
- 1st Stage 1 (TTT) UAE Tour
Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit
|Tour de France||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||80||98||82||81||—||—|
|/ Vuelta a España||—||DNF||—||119||—||—||58||—||—||—||—||—||109|
|—||Did not compete|
|DNF||Did not finish|
- "Cheery Christmas for ambitious Team Jumbo-Visma". Team Jumbo–Visma. Team Oranje Road BV. 21 December 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
- "Team Jumbo-Visma 2020 roster presented in Amsterdam". Bianchi. F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A. 20 December 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
- "Jumbo-Visma". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
- "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
- De Maio, Antonino (24 February 2020). "Jumbo – Visma, Paul Martens si ritirerà al termine della stagione" [Jumbo - Visma, Paul Martens will retire at the end of the season]. SpazioCiclismo – CyclingPro.net (in Italian). Antoine Plouvin SARL. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
- "Jumbo-Visma extend contracts with Eenkhoorn, Hofstede, Roosen and Pfingsten". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 4 September 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
Martens was set to retire at the end of this season, but has decided to push the end of his racing career back a little more.
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