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Søren Kragh Andersen (born 10 August 1994) is a Danish cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Sunweb.[1] He is the younger brother of Asbjørn Kragh Andersen, also a professional cyclist,[2] with Team Sunweb.

Søren Kragh Andersen
Arras - Paris-Arras Tour, étape 3, 24 mai 2015 (A063).JPG
Kragh Andersen in May 2015
Personal information
Full nameSøren Kragh Andersen
NicknameBasse
Born (1994-08-10) 10 August 1994 (age 25)
Strib
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam Sunweb
DisciplineRoad
RoleRouleur
Professional team(s)
2013–2015Team TreFor
2016–Team Giant–Alpecin
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
Paris–Tours (2018)

CareerEdit

He joined Team Giant–Alpecin in 2016 on an initial two-year contract.[3] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España.[4] In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the Tour de France.[5]

Major resultsEdit

2014
1st   Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
3rd Himmerland Rundt
3rd La Côte Picarde
8th Overall Tour of Taihu Lake
1st   Young rider classification
2015
1st   Overall ZLM Roompot Tour
1st Stage 1 & 2 (TTT)
Tour de l'Avenir
1st Prologue & Stage 3
1st Hadeland GP
2nd Overall Tour des Fjords
1st Stage 4
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
6th Volta Limburg Classic
9th Skive–Løbet
2016
4th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
6th Overall Tour of Qatar
1st   Young rider classification
2017
1st   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
1st Stage 3 Tour of Oman
2nd Paris–Tours
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
5th Overall Ster ZLM Toer
2018
1st Paris–Tours
1st Stage 6 Tour de Suisse
2nd   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
7th Overall BinckBank Tour
8th Overall Tour des Fjords
Tour de France
Held   after Stages 3–9
2019
2nd Overall Volta ao Algarve
10th Overall BinckBank Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 52 DNF
  Vuelta a España 106
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Sunweb confirm 2019 men's and women's rosters". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 23 November 2018. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  2. ^ Kuntz, Chris (11 May 2015). "Scandinavian Update: Danes Attack!". Espoirs Central. Retrieved 14 May 2015.
  3. ^ "News shorts: Andersen as neo-pro to Giant-Alpecin". cyclingnews.com. 17 September 2015. Retrieved 28 September 2015.
  4. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  5. ^ "2018: 105th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 5 July 2017.

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