Robert Vrečer

Robert Vrečer (born 8 October 1980) is a Slovenian former professional road racing cyclist, who rode professionally between 2006 and 2014 for the Radenska–KD Financial Point, Adria Mobil, Perutnina Ptuj, Euskaltel–Euskadi,[1][2] and Team Vorarlberg teams.[3][4][5]

Robert Vrečer
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Vrečer at the 2011 Tour of Slovenia
Personal information
Full nameRobert Vrečer
Born (1980-10-08) 8 October 1980 (age 40)
Celje, Slovenia
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional teams
2006–2008Radenska–PowerBar
2009Adria Mobil
2010Perutnina Ptuj
2011Obrazi Delo Revije
2012Team Vorarlberg
2013Euskaltel–Euskadi
2014Team Vorarlberg

Following a positive clomifene control,[6][7] Vrečer was suspended, for twenty months, on 30 July 2014.[8]

Major resultsEdit

Sources:[9][10]

2008
9th Trofeo Zsšdi
2009
2nd GP Kranj
10th Trofeo Zsšdi
2010
1st   Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
1st Prologue & Stage 2
1st   Overall Tour de Slovaquie
1st Stages 4 & 5
8th Trofeo Zsšdi
2011
1st   Overall Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich
1st   Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
1st Prologue & Stage 2
National Road Championships
2nd Time trial
7th Road race
3rd Overall Tour of Slovenia
1st Prologue
2012
National Road Championships
1st   Time trial
7th Road race
1st   Overall Tour of Greece
1st Stage 1
2nd Gran Premio Nobili Rubinetterie
3rd Overall Tour of Austria
3rd Duo Normand (with Andreas Hofer)
2013
Tour de Suisse
1st   Mountains classification
1st   Sprints classification

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Peter Cossins (22 October 2013). "African number one among new Euskaltel signings". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Transfers for 2013 (World and Pro Continental Tours)". road.cc. Bath, England: Farrelly Atkinson Ltd. 20 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Robert Vrečer at Euskaltel-Euskadi". Euskaltel–Euskadi. Bilbao, Basque Country. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  4. ^ "Cycling transfers: Team-by-team guide to which riders are on the move and where". Sky Sports. London, England: BSkyB. 31 December 2013. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  5. ^ "Vrecer kehrt zum Team Vorarlberg zurück" [Vrecer returns to Team Vorarlberg]. Radsport-News (in German). Rodgau, Hesse: Sport Aktiv Media GmbH. 25 November 2013. Retrieved 24 December 2013.
  6. ^ Marko Uršič (10 April 2014). "Dopingirani Vrečer molči" [Vrečer Doped]. Slovenske Novice (in Slovenian). Ljubljana, Slovenia: Delo. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  7. ^ Felix Griep (9 April 2013). "Doping-News: Verfahren gegen Robert Vrecer eröffnet - positiver Test bei Polen-Rundfahrt 2013" [Doping News: proceedings against Robert Vrecer opened - positive test at Tour of Poland 2013]. Radsport-News (in German). Rodgau, Hesse: Sport Aktiv Media GmbH. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
  8. ^ "List of Dopers and Suspensions" (PDF). UCI World Tour. Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 2 September 2014.
  9. ^ "Robert Vrečer at Cycling Archives". Cycling Archives. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  10. ^ "Robert Vrečer at Cycling Base". Cycling Base. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013.

External linksEdit