Simon Geschke

Simon Geschke (born 13 March 1986) is a professional German road cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam CCC Team.[1] He is the son of former track cyclist Jürgen Geschke. In the 2015 Tour de France, Geschke won a mountain stage as he was part of the breakaway and soloed across the line in Pra-Loup.[2]

Simon Geschke
Isbergues - Grand Prix d'Isbergues, 21 septembre 2014 (B056).JPG
Geschke at the Grand Prix d'Isbergues 2014
Personal information
Full nameSimon Geschke
Born (1986-03-13) 13 March 1986 (age 34)
Berlin, Germany
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb; 10 st 1 lb)
Team information
Current teamCCC Team
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Puncheur
Amateur teams
2006KED Bianchi Team Berlin
2008Team Milram (stagiaire)
Professional teams
2009–2018Skil–Shimano
2019–CCC Team
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2015)

One-day races and Classics

Grand Prix of Aargau Canton (2014)

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2008
6th Overall GP du Portugal
8th Overall Ronde de l'Isard
2009
9th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
10th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
2010
3rd Overall Tour de Seoul
4th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
4th Hel van het Mergelland
6th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
10th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
2011
1st Stage 2 Critérium International
4th Hel van het Mergelland
8th Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop
10th Brabantse Pijl
2012
2nd Volta Limburg Classic
2013
5th Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
5th Brabantse Pijl
8th Roma Maxima
9th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
2014
1st Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
4th Brabantse Pijl
6th Amstel Gold Race
9th Roma Maxima
10th Strade Bianche
2015
Tour de France
1st Stage 17
  Combativity award Stage 17
1st   Sprints classification Vuelta a Andalucía
1st RaboRonde Heerlen
Giro d'Italia
Held   after Stages 9–10
2019
1st   Mountains classification Tour de Pologne
2020
3rd Overall Tour Down Under
6th Overall Volta ao Algarve

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 69 89 54
  Tour de France 113 75 38 66 64 25 63
  Vuelta a España 115 71 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Valter completes CCC Team's 2020 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ Bull, Nick (22 July 2015). "How Simon Geschke saved Giant-Alpecin's 2015 Tour de France". Cycling Weekly. Time Inc. UK. Retrieved 22 July 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Simon Geschke at Wikimedia Commons