Wesley Sulzberger

Wesley Sulzberger (born 20 October 1986) is an Australian cyclist. He was born in Launceston, Tasmania Australia and started cycling with the West Tamar Cycling Club. He began his career with the Australian Continental Team Southaustralia.com-AIS cycling team and later joined Française des Jeux. After three years with the team, Sulzberger moved to the GreenEDGE team for the 2012 season.[1] He remained with the team until the end of the 2013 season, when he joined Drapac Professional Cycling for the 2014 season; he joined his brother Bernard, on the squad.[2]

Wesley Sulzberger
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Sulzberger at the 2009 Tour Down Under.
Personal information
Full nameWesley Sulzberger
NicknameWez
Born (1986-10-20) 20 October 1986 (age 33)
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2006–2008Southaustralia.com-AIS
Professional team(s)
2009–2011Française des Jeux
2012–2013GreenEDGE
2014Drapac Professional Cycling
2015Navitas Satalyst Racing team
2016Kinan Cycling Team
Major wins
National Under-23 Road Race Championships (2007)

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2006
1st Overall Tour of Gippsland
1st Stage 7
Tour of Tasmania
1st Stages 6, 10 & 11
1st Stage 1 Tour de Hokkaido
2007
1st   Under-23 National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 2 Herald Sun Tour
2nd   World Under-23 Road Race Championships
2008
1st Stage 2 Tour of Japan
2009
1st Stage 2 Paris–Corrèze
5th Overall Tour Down Under
2010
1st Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
2011
8th Overall Tour of Turkey
8th Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
2013
4th Prueba Villafranca de Ordizia
2014
10th Overall Tour de Taiwan
2016
1st Stage 3 Le Tour de Filipinas
1st Mountain classification Tour de Kumano

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 151
  Vuelta a España 117 145 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Wesley Sulzberger to link up with GreenEdge in 2012". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 13 September 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Wesley Sulzberger joins Drapac Pro Cycling". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 11 November 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Wesley Sulzberger at Wikimedia Commons