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Sven Erik Bystrøm (born 21 January 1992 in Haugesund) is a Norwegian road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates.[2] He was 2014 Under-23 World Road Race Champion.

Sven Erik Bystrøm
Quaregnon - Le Samyn, 4 mars 2015, départ (D166).JPG
Bystrøm in 2015.
Personal information
Full nameSven Erik Bystrøm
Born (1992-01-21) 21 January 1992 (age 27)
Norway
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)[1]
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamUAE Team Emirates
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2012–2014Team Øster Hus–Ridley
Professional team(s)
2014Team Katusha (stagiaire)
2015–2017Team Katusha
2018–UAE Team Emirates

He signed with the Continental level Team Øster Hus–Ridley in 2012. He signed for Team Katusha as a trainee from August 2014, with a full professional contract from 2015. He was named in the startlist for the 2016 Vuelta a España.[3] He also started the 2017 Vuelta a Espana but crashed out with a broken shoulder on stage 7.[4]

In 2018, he joined UAE Team Emirates on a two year contract.[5] In July 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Tour de France.[6]

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Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2009
1st   Overall Grenland Grand Prix
1st Stage 2
2nd Ringerike Grand Prix Juniors
2010
1st Stage 3 Regio-Tour
3rd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2012
1st Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
2nd Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
2014
1st   Road race, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2nd Ringerike GP
3rd Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
6th Baronie Breda Classic[7]
2015
1st   Young rider classification Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
2016
7th Le Samyn
8th Overall Tour of Qatar
2017
2nd Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 110
  Vuelta a España 141 DNF 113
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sven Erik Bystrøm - UAE team Emirates". Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  2. ^ "UAE Team Emirates". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  3. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  4. ^ http://cyclingpub.com/article/2870/Sven+Erik+Bystr%C3%B8m+out+of+Vuelta+a+Espa%C3%B1a%2C+World+Championships+in+doubt
  5. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/bystrom-joins-kristoff-in-move-to-uae-team-emirates-news-shorts/
  6. ^ "2019: 106th Tour de France: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Teunissen wins Baronie Breda Classic". cyclingnews.com. 21 September 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2019.

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