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Vegard Stake Laengen (born 7 February 1989) is a Norwegian professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam UAE Team Emirates.[4]

Vegard Stake Laengen
Vegard Stake Laengen i ToN 2012.JPG
Personal information
Full nameVegard Stake Laengen
Born (1989-02-07) 7 February 1989 (age 30)
Oslo, Norway
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)[1]
Weight79 kg (174 lb; 12 st 6 lb)[1]
Team information
Current teamUAE Team Emirates
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist, Time-trialist
Amateur team(s)
2008Team Trek Adecco
Professional team(s)
2009–2011Joker–Bianchi
2012Team Type 1–Sanofi
2013–2014Bretagne–Séché Environnement[2]
2015Team Joker[3]
2016IAM Cycling
2017–UAE Abu Dhabi
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2018)

Born in Oslo, Norway, Laengen currently resides in Fredrikstad, Norway.[5][6] He competed for Norway at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.[7] In August 2015 Team Joker confirmed that Laengen would be leaving the team to join IAM Cycling for 2016.[8] He was named in the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia[9] and the 2016 Vuelta a España.[10] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the Tour de France.[11]

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Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2009
10th Overall Rogaland GP
2010
1st   Overall Giro del Friuli
4th Road race, National Road Championships
9th Overall Tour Alsace
2011
National Road Championships
2nd Road race
4th Time trial
3rd Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
4th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
5th Overall Tour Alsace
7th Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
2012
1st Stage 5 Tour de Beauce
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2013
3rd Tour du Doubs
2014
9th Boucles de l'Aulne
2015
1st   Overall Tour Alsace
1st Stage 3
2nd Ronde de l'Oise
National Road Championships
3rd Road race
4th Time trial
4th Ringerike GP
2016
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2017
6th Overall Tour of California
8th Gran Premio di Lugano
  Combativity award Stage 6 Tour de France
2018
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
10th Overall Tour of Slovenia

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 83 102
  Tour de France 127 107
  Vuelta a España 81 107
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vegard Stake Laengen - UAE team Emirates". Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Bretagne – Seche Environnement (BSE) – FRA". UCI Continental Circuits. Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  3. ^ Wedervang, Mads (28 October 2014). "Stake Laengen klar for hardtsatsende Joker". TV 2 (in Norwegian). TV 2 Group. Retrieved 18 February 2015.
  4. ^ "UAE Team Emirates". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 6 January 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2019.
  5. ^ "Vegard Stake Laengen at Bretagne-Séché Environnement". Bretagne–Séché Environnement. Rennes, Brittany: Emmanuel Hubert. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Vegard Stake Laengen at Sports Reference". Sports Reference. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Sports Reference, LLC. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  7. ^ "Vegard Stake Laengen Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  8. ^ "News shorts: Vuillermoz wins Rio Olympics test event". cyclingnews.com. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 18 August 2015.
  9. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 6 May 2016.
  10. ^ "71st Vuelta a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  11. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

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