Jacques Janse van Rensburg

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Jacques Janse van Rensburg Road cycling
van Rensburg (2018)
van Rensburg (2018)
To person
Date of birth September 6, 1987
nation South AfricaSouth Africa South Africa
discipline Street
height 175 cm
Racing weight 63 kg
End of career 2019
Most important successes
Last updated: December 9, 2018

Jacques Janse van Rensburg (born September 6, 1987 ) is a former South African racing cyclist .


Jacques Janse van Rensburg was South African champion in road racing in the junior class in 2005 . In 2008 he was third overall and winner of the junior competition of the Giro del Capo national U23 road champion. After winning the bronze medal at the African Championships in road racing in 2011, he joined the Professional Continental Team MTN-Qhubeka from the 2012 season , which from 2016 drove as the UCI WorldTeam under the name Dimension Data .

For his new team he won his first competitions on the international calendar with the Tour of Eritrea 2012 and the Mzansi Tour 2014. In addition, the Vuelta a España made his first three-week tour of the country in 2014 , which he finished in 59th place overall. In February 2015 van Rensburg became the South African road racing champion. A week later he won the bronze medal in road racing at the African Championships. At the Tour of Oman 2016 , a stage race hors categorie , he finished fifth overall and won the combined classification.

After the end of the 2019 season, he ended his active career.


Jacques Janse van Rensburg is not related to the racing cyclist Reinardt Janse van Rensburg .



  • MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Champion - Road Race (Juniors)


  • Young talent competition Giro del Capo
  • MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African Champion - Road Race (U23)


  • bronze African Championship - Road Race




  • MaillotSudáfrica.PNG South African champion - road race
  • bronze African Championship - Road Race


Grand Tour placements

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Maglia Rosa Giro d'Italia - - - 36 78 -
Yellow jersey Tour de France - 51 - - - -
Red jersey Vuelta a España 59 - DNF 82 - -
Legend: DNF: did not finish , abandoned or withdrawn from the race due to timeout.


Web links

Commons : Jacques Janse van Rensburg  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ SA cycling's costly battle plan to qualify for Tour de France. In: timeslive.co.za. January 19, 2015, accessed December 13, 2018 .