Roger Kluge

Roger Kluge (born 5 February 1986) is a German professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Lotto–Soudal.[3]

Roger Kluge
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Personal information
Born (1986-02-05) 5 February 1986 (age 34)
Eisenhüttenstadt, East Germany
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Team information
Current teamLotto–Soudal
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Lead-out specialist
Amateur team(s)
2005Team POT Cottbus
2006–2007Team POT Brandenburg
Professional team(s)
2008–2009LKT Team Brandenburg
2010Team Milram
2011–2012Skil–Shimano
2013NetApp–Endura
2014–2016IAM Cycling[1]
2017–2018Orica–Scott
2019–Lotto–Soudal[2]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Giro d'Italia
1 individual stage (2016)

Kluge left NetApp–Endura[4] at the end of the 2013 season, and joined IAM Cycling for the 2014 season.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he won the silver medal in the men's points race.[5]

Major resultsEdit

TrackEdit

2003
National Junior Track Championships
2nd   Keirin
3rd   Team sprint
2004
2nd   Madison, National Junior Track Championships
2005
3rd Munich, UIV Cup
2006
UIV Cup
1st Copenhagen
2nd Ghent
3rd Bremen
2nd   Points race, National Track Championships
3rd   Madison, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2007
National Track Championships
1st   Points race
2nd   Team pursuit
2nd   Madison
UCI Track World Cup
1st   Scratch race (Sydney)
2nd   Scratch race (Manchester)
2nd   Scratch race, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Rotterdam, UIV Cup
2008
2nd   Points race, Olympic Games
2nd Six Days of Grenoble (with Olaf Pollack)
3rd   Madison (with Olaf Pollack) (Los Angeles), UCI Track World Cup
3rd Six Days of Munich (with Olaf Pollack)
2009
1st   Madison, UEC European Track Championships
National Track Championships
1st   Madison (with Olaf Pollack)
1st   Team pursuit
2nd   Points race
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Robert Bartko)
2nd Six Days of Ghent (with Iljo Keisse)
3rd Six Days of Berlin (with Kenny De Ketele)
2010
1st   Omnium, UEC European Track Championships
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Robert Bartko)
2nd Six Days of Berlin (with Robert Bartko)
2011
1st Six Days of Berlin (with Robert Bartko)
2012
1st   Individual pursuit, National Track Championships
2nd Six Days of Zürich (with Danilo Hondo)
2013
1st   Team pursuit, National Track Championships
1st Six Days of Berlin (with Peter Schep)
2015
1st   Omnium, National Track Championships
2016
2nd   Omnium, UCI Track World Championships
2nd Six Days of Berlin (with Marcel Kalz)
2017
1st Six Days of Rotterdam (with Christian Grasmann)
2018
1st   Madison (with Theo Reinhardt), UCI Track World Championships
3rd Six Days of London (with Theo Reinhardt)
2019
1st   Madison (with Theo Reinhardt), UCI Track World Championships
1st Six Days of Berlin (with Theo Reinhardt)

Road racingEdit

2007
1st   Overall Brandenburg Rundfahrt
1st Stage 2
2nd Berlin-Bad Freienwald-Berlin
2nd Fyen Rundt
2nd Praha-Karlovy Vary-Praha
3rd Rund um den Schäferberg
2008
1st Stage 1 Mainfranken-Tour
4th Overall Course de Solidarność et des Champions Olympiques
9th Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stage 4
2009
Course de Solidarność et des Champions Olympiques
1st Stages 2 & 4
1st Stage 4 Tour de Serbie
National Road Championships
3rd Road race
5th Time trial
9th Overall Bałtyk–Karkonosze Tour
1st Stage 6
2010
1st Neuseen Classics
4th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st   Young rider classification
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
10th Nokere Koerse
2011
4th Overall Delta Tour Zeeland
5th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Binche–Chimay–Binche
2012
3rd Clásica de Almería
2013
5th Velothon Berlin
7th Rund um Köln
10th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
10th Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
2015
1st Prologue Ster ZLM Toer
2016
1st Stage 17 Giro d'Italia
6th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
2017
10th Arnhem–Veenendaal Classic
2020
9th Race Torquay

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 162 137 DNF
  Tour de France DNF 139 150
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Chavanel, Frank among transfers to IAM Cycling". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 22 August 2013. Retrieved 23 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Lotto-Soudal". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Steff Cras and Matthew Holmes complete Lotto Soudal's 2020 roster". Cyclingnews.com. 27 October 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Dropped from Argos-Shimano, Kluge joins NetApp-Endura". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 14 November 2012. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
  5. ^ "Roger Kluge Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 30 January 2016.

External linksEdit