Sam Oomen (born 15 August 1995) is a Dutch racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma.[3][4]

Sam Oomen
Leuven - Grote Prijs Jef Scherens, 14 september 2014 (B053).JPG
Oomen in 2014
Personal information
Born (1995-08-15) 15 August 1995 (age 27)
Tilburg, Netherlands
Team information
Current teamTeam Jumbo–Visma
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional teams
2014–2015Rabobank Development Team
2016–2020Team Giant–Alpecin[1][2]
2021–Team Jumbo–Visma
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 TTT stage (2022)

CareerEdit

He rode at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in the U23 category. In October 2015 it was announced that he would join Team Giant–Alpecin from 2016 on an initial three-year contract.[5] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España,[6] where he was forced to leave with illness.[7]

2018Edit

He started the season by racing in the Tour Down Under, where he finished in 15th overall and was 24 seconds behind the winning time. Oomen led Team Sunweb at the Volta ao Algarve.[8] In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the Giro d'Italia,[9] which he finished in ninth place, while riding in support for Tom Dumoulin.[7]

Major resultsEdit

2012
1st   Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 3 (ITT)
2013
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Overall Junior Tour of Wales
5th Overall Le Trophee Centre Morbihan
10th Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
2014
1st   Mountains classification, Tour de Bretagne
3rd Paris–Tours Espoirs
8th Overall Tour des Fjords
2015
1st   Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
1st   Points classification
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
1st Paris–Tours Espoirs
2nd Overall Tour des Pays de Savoie Mont-Blanc
1st   Mountains classification
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stages 2 & 4 (ITT)
2nd Overall Tour Alsace
1st   Young rider classification
3rd Flèche Ardennaise
4th Overall Istrian Spring Trophy
4th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
8th Overall Tour de l'Ain
8th Liège–Bastogne–Liège Espoirs
2016
1st   Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
3rd Overall Critérium International
10th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2017
1st   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
6th Tre Valli Varesine
7th Overall Tour de Pologne
9th Overall Tour of California
2018
1st   Young rider classification, Volta ao Algarve
2nd   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
7th Overall Tour de Suisse
9th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
2019
5th Overall Volta ao Algarve
9th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico
1st   Young rider classification
2021
8th Overall Tour de Suisse
2022
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
5th Road race, National Road Championships
10th Overall Volta a Catalunya

General classification results timelineEdit

Sources:[10]

Grand Tour general classification results
Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
  Giro d'Italia 9 DNF 21 20
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España DNF 18 IP
Major stage race general classification results
Race 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
  Paris–Nice 14 13 41
  Tirreno–Adriatico 9 11
  Volta a Catalunya NH 10
  Tour of the Basque Country 36 19 DNF 25
  Tour de Romandie
  Critérium du Dauphiné 14
  Tour de Suisse 38 7 NH 8 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
IP In progress
NH Not held

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. ^ "Team Sunweb". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Jumbo-Visma". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Sam Oomen bolsters Jumbo Visma's climbing contingent with three-year contract". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 25 August 2020. Retrieved 25 August 2020.
  5. ^ "Transfer news: Changes at LottoNL-Jumbo". cyclingnews.com. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  6. ^ "2017 > 72nd Vuelta a España > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  7. ^ a b Ryan, Barry (28 May 2018). "Oomen's stock rises after impressive Giro d'Italia". Cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Volta ao Algarve: Sunweb opt for youth to start 2018 European season - Cyclingnews.com". Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  9. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  10. ^ "Our eight riders for the Vuelta a Espana". Team Jumbo-Visma. 15 August 2022. Retrieved 20 August 2022.

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