Rasmus Quaade

Rasmus Christian Quaade (born 7 January 1990) is a Danish road and track bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Riwal Readynez.[3] He also competed for the Blue Water Cycling (two spells), Team Designa Køkken–Blue Water, Team TreFor–Blue Water, Cult Energy Pro Cycling, Stölting Service Group, Team Giant–Castelli and BHS–Almeborg Bornholm squads.

Rasmus Quaade
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Quaade at the 2014 Paris–Arras Tour
Personal information
Full nameRasmus Christian Quaade
Born (1990-01-07) 7 January 1990 (age 30)
Valby, Denmark
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current teamRiwal Readynez
Discipline
RoleRider
Rider typeTime trial specialist
Professional team(s)
2009Blue Water–Cycling for Health
2010Team Designa Køkken–Blue Water
2011Concordia Forsikring–Himmerland
2012Blue Water Cycling[1]
2013–2014Team TreFor
2015Cult Energy Pro Cycling
2016Stölting Service Group
2017Team Giant–Castelli
2018BHS–Almeborg Bornholm
2019–Riwal Readynez[2]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Time Trial Championships
(2011, 2014)

Quaade was also the subject for a documentary film, following him in the leadup to the 2011 UCI World Under-23 Road Race Championships, called Moon Rider.[4]

Major resultsEdit

2009
2nd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
3rd   Time trial, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
4th Chrono Champenois
9th Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2010
1st   Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st Chrono Champenois
2011
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st   Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2nd   Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2nd Chrono Champenois
2012
1st   Time trial, UEC European Under–23 Road Championships
1st   Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
3rd Chrono Champenois
5th Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2013
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd   Team pursuit, UCI Track World Championships
4th Chrono Champenois
6th Time trial, UCI Road World Championships
2014
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Chrono Champenois
3rd Overall Giro del Friuli-Venezia Giulia
2015
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd   Team pursuit, UEC European Track Championships
5th Time trial, European Games
5th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2016
3rd   Team pursuit, Olympic Games
9th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2017
3rd Overall Ronde de l'Oise
1st Stage 3
3rd Overall Flèche du Sud
7th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
2018
1st Duo Normand (with Martin Toft Madsen)
1st Classic Loire Atlantique
2nd Overall Danmark Rundt
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
4th Overall Paris–Arras Tour
8th Sundvolden GP
2019
1st Fyen Rundt
1st Duo Normand (with Mathias Norsgaard)
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
3rd Hafjell GP
4th Chrono des Nations

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Buchter, Henrik Axel (31 December 2011). "Blue Water støtter Quaade" [Bluewater signs Quaade]. Cykelmagasinet.dk (in Danish). Cykelmagasinet. Retrieved 20 January 2012.
  2. ^ "La Riwal presenta gli ultimi cinque acquisti e annuncia un nuovo cosponsor" [Riwal present their last five signings and announces a new cosponsor]. Cicloweb.it (in Italian). Cicloweb. 18 October 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Riwal Readynez Cycling Team". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 9 January 2020. Retrieved 9 January 2020.
  4. ^ MacMichael, Simon (25 November 2012). "Danish DVD doc Moon Rider: "An honest and heartbreaking" look at a young rider's struggles (+ video trailer)". road.cc.

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