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Tobias Ludvigsson (born 22 February 1991) is a Swedish cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Groupama–FDJ.[2]

Tobias Ludvigsson
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Personal information
Full nameTobias Ludvigsson
Born (1991-02-22) 22 February 1991 (age 28)
Huskvarna, Sweden
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11 st 11 lb)
Team information
Current teamGroupama–FDJ
DisciplineRoad, mountain
RoleRider
Rider typeTime trial specialist
Amateur team(s)
2011Skil–Shimano (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2010–2011Team CykelCity.se
2012–2016Project 1t4i[1]
2017–FDJ
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Time Trial Championships (2017, 2018)

CareerEdit

As a junior Ludvigsson won several national titles, both on the road and in mountain biking. In 2009, he was eighth in the junior world road race championship.

In mid-2011 he was offered a training contract at the Skil–Shimano team. Soon after, Ludvigsson was offered a professional contract with the team for two years.

He is the older brother of Fredrik Ludvigsson. He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia,[3] where he were able to hold the white jersey in the Young rider classification for three stages. In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the 2018 Tour de France.[4]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

 
Ludvigsson at the 2017 Vuelta a España.
2008
National Junior Mountain Bike Championships
1st   Time trial
1st   Cross country
1st   Team relay
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2009
1st   Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st Junior Kinnekulleloppet
5th Overall Junior Tour de Himmelfart
2010
2nd Overall Tour of Jamtland
3rd Overall Hammarö 3-dagars
1st Stage 2
2011
1st Overall Hammarö 3-dagars
1st Stages 1 & 3
1st Prologue Tour de Normandie
1st Stage 4 Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
4th Overall Olympia's Tour
5th La Côte Picarde
6th Himmerland Rundt
2012
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
3rd Overall Tour of Hainan
4th Västboloppet
2013
1st Västboloppet
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
1st   Young rider classification
3rd Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
1st   Young rider classification
2014
1st   Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 5 (ITT)
5th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
2015
National Road Championships
3rd Road race
5th Time trial
2016
Giro d'Italia
Held   after Stages 1–3
2017
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
2018
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
2019
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
9th Overall Tour de Wallonie

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 112 DNF 83 51 85 82
  Tour de France 74
  Vuelta a España 62 52 59 44
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ProCyclingStats (1991-02-22). "Tobias Ludvigsson". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 2013-09-07.
  2. ^ "Groupama-FDJ confirm 28 riders for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  3. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  4. ^ "2018: 105th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 5 July 2017.

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