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Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (born 3 February 1989) is a South African professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Dimension Data.[1] He previously rode for Dutch UCI ProTeam Argos–Shimano.[2] He is no relation to Team Dimension Data team-mate Jacques Janse van Rensburg.

Reinardt Janse van Rensburg
Isbergues - Grand Prix d'Isbergues, 21 septembre 2014 (B060).JPG
Janse van Rensburg in 2012.
Personal information
Full nameReinardt Janse van Rensburg
NicknameReinie
Born (1989-02-03) 3 February 1989 (age 30)
Virginia, South Africa
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb; 11 st 9 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Dimension Data
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter/Classics rider
Professional team(s)
2010–2012MTN–Energade
2013–2014Argos–Shimano
2015–MTN–Qhubeka
Major wins
Stage races
Tour de Langkawi (2016)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2017)
National Time Trial Championships (2012)

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CareerEdit

Born in Virginia, Free State, Janse van Rensburg competed with MTN–Energade from 2010 to 2012.[3]

Janse van Rensburg left MTN–Qhubeka at the end of the 2012 season, and joined Argos–Shimano for the 2013 season.[2] Subsequently, it was announced that he would be rejoining MTN–Qhubeka for 2015.[4] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France[5] and the start list for the 2016 Tour de France.[6]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2010
1st Stage 1 Tour of Rwanda
2011
1st Stage 2 Tour du Maroc
1st Stage 2 Herald Sun Tour
2012
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st   Overall Tour du Maroc
1st Stages 1, 5, 6 & 8
1st   Overall Tour de Bretagne
1st Stage 4
1st   Overall Ronde van Overijssel
1st Prologue
Volta a Portugal
1st   Points classification
1st Prologue & Stage 10
1st Circuit de Wallonie
1st Ronde van Zeeland Seaports
1st Cape Argus Cycle Race
1st 94.7 Cycle Challenge
2013
1st Binche–Chimay–Binche
2nd Clásica de Almería
3rd Nationale Sluitingsprijs
2014
5th Grand Prix d'Isbergues
2015
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
4th Road race
2016
1st   Overall Tour de Langkawi
National Road Championships
3rd Road race
3rd Time trial
2017
National Road Championships
1st   Road race
3rd Time trial
5th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
7th Scheldeprijs
9th Overall Dubai Tour
2018
7th Overall Deutschland Tour
7th Tour de l'Eurométropole
2019
3rd Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
4th Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 96 115 118 110 124
  Vuelta a España 98
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dimension Data finalise 2019 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 22 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Team Argos-Shimano finalizes 2013 team". Argos–Shimano. Project 1t4i. 25 October 2012. Retrieved 21 November 2012.
  3. ^ Fayçal Chehat (2 April 2012). "Janse Van RENSBURG: riding with panache". Star Africa. Orange. Archived from the original on 3 February 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  4. ^ O'Shea, Sadhbh (18 September 2014). "MTN-Qhubeka: Building for a future". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  5. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  6. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.

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