|Robert Gesink (2015)|
|Full name||Robert Gesink|
|Date of birth||May 31, 1986|
|Racing weight||70 kg|
|To the team|
|Current team||Jumbo Visma|
|until 2004||De Peddelaars, Aalten|
Löwik Meubelen-Van Losser
Belkin-Pro Cycling Team
|Most important successes|
|Last updated: November 17, 2018|
Robert Gesink (born May 31, 1986 in Varsseveld ) is a Dutch cyclist .
Robert Gesink was the 2004 Dutch junior time trial champion . In 2005 he became a professional at Löwik Meubelen-Van Losser . In 2006 Gesink moved to Rabobank Continental . In the Algarve Tour , he achieved third place in the overall standings after a second place on the queen's stage. In 2006 he then won a stage and the overall standings at the Lombard Week and the Circuito Montañés . On June 17, 2010, he won the queen stage of the Tour de Suisse from Meiringen to La Punt and took over the yellow jersey.
Gesink finished ninth at the 2008 Olympic road race in Beijing .
After Gesink had won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal in 2010, he won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec three years later . This makes Gesink the only rider to date to have won both Canadian UCI WorldTour races.
In April 2014 it became known that Robert Gesink suffered from cardiac arrhythmias and panic attacks during major races, which is why he had to give up the 2013 Giro d'Italia . He said he wanted to be examined intensively and operated on.
At the Tour de France 2015 he was able to build on his performance before the health problems with rank 6.
- a stage tour of Belgium
- Young talent competition Germany Tour
- a stage and junior ranking California tour
- Youth competition Paris – Nice
- Overall standings and two stages Tour of Oman
- Team time trial Tirreno – Adriatico
- Overall ranking and one stage Tour of California
- a stage Vuelta a España
Grand Tour placements
|Tour de France||-||DNF||5||33||DNF||26th||-||6th||-||DNF||31||-|
|Vuelta a España||7th||6th||-||-||6th||-||DNF||-||34||-||-||27|
- Official website
- Robert Gesink in the ProCyclingStats.com database
- Robert Gesink in the Radsportseiten.net database
- Robert Gesink in the database of Sports-Reference (English; archived from the original )
- Robert Gesink in the Tour de France database(French / English )
- ↑ Heart rhythm disturbances - Gesink wants to have an operation. radsport-news.com, April 15, 2014, accessed April 15, 2014 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Dutch cyclist|
|DATE OF BIRTH||May 31, 1986|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Aalten|