Tim Merlier

Tim Merlier (born 30 October 1992) is a Belgian cyclist, who currently rides, in road racing and cyclo-cross, for UCI ProTeam Alpecin–Fenix.[4] In 2019, he was the winner of the Belgian National Road Race Championships.[5]

Tim Merlier
Merksem - Schaal Sels, 30 augustus 2015 (E14).JPG
Merlier in 2015.
Personal information
Full nameTim Merlier
Born (1992-10-30) 30 October 1992 (age 28)
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Team information
Current teamAlpecin–Fenix
Discipline
RoleRider
Professional teams
2011–2015Sunweb–Revor
2015–2016Vastgoedservice–Golden Palace
2017–2018Vérandas Willems–Crelan (road)
2017–2018Crelan–Charles (cyclo-cross)
2019Pauwels Sauzen–Vastgoedservice (road)
2019–2020Creafin–Tüv Süd (cyclo-cross)[1]
2019–Corendon–Circus[2][3]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2019)
Brussels Cycling Classic (2020)

He rode at the men's elite event at the 2016 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Heusden-Zolder.[6][7]

Major resultsEdit

Cyclo-crossEdit

RoadEdit

2015
3rd Schaal Sels
2016
1st Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
5th Ronde van Limburg
9th Halle–Ingooigem
2017
7th Dwars door het Hageland
2018
Danmark Rundt
1st   Points classification
1st Stages 3 & 5
3rd Ronde van Limburg
5th Grote Prijs Marcel Kint
2019
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Elfstedenronde
Tour Alsace
1st   Points classification
1st Prologue (TTT), Stages 1 & 4
1st Stage 5 Danmark Rundt
2nd Antwerp Port Epic
3rd Münsterland Giro
5th Memorial Rik Van Steenbergen
6th Dwars door het Hageland
6th Omloop Mandel-Leie-Schelde
7th Paris–Chauny
2020
1st Brussels Cycling Classic
1st Stage 6 Tirreno–Adriatico
1st Stage 4 Tour of Antalya
3rd Three Days of Bruges–De Panne
4th Scheldeprijs
5th Dwars door het Hageland
2021
1st Le Samyn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Timo Kielich tweede in Baal, Eva Lechner pakt vijfde plaats" [Timo Kielich second in Baal, Eva Lechner takes fifth place]. Creafin–Fristads (in Dutch). Veldritpromotie Morkhoven. 1 January 2020. Archived from the original on 3 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020. Tim Merlier eindigde 9de, Gianni Vermeersch elfde. [Tim Merlier finished ninth, Gianni Vermeersch eleventh.]
  2. ^ "Tim Merlier per direct naar Corendon-Circus, Fransman Antoine Benoist wordt stagiair" [Tim Merlier goes directly to Corendon-Circus, Frenchman Antoine Benoist becomes a trainee]. Corendon–Circus (in Dutch). Team Ciclismo Mundial BVBA. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  3. ^ "De nieuwe speelkameraadjes van MVDP: "Er zal meer naar ons gekeken worden"" [The new playmates for MVDP: "We will be looked at more"]. Sporza (in Dutch). Vlaamse Radio- en Televisieomroeporganisatie. 2 January 2020. Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Alpecin-Fenix". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 3 January 2021. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  5. ^ "National road race championships roundup". VeloNews. Pocket Outdoor Media, LLC. 30 June 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019. Tim Merlier (Corendon-Circus) beat Timothy Dupont (Wanty-Gobert) and Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma), who came second and third respectively in the men's race.
  6. ^ "2016 Cyclo-croos World Championships: Entries list men's elite" (PDF). wk2016.be. p. 2. Retrieved 1 February 2016.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Tim Merlier". cyclingarchives.com. Retrieved 1 February 2016.

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