Sam Oomen

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Sam Oomen Road cycling
Sam Oomen (2014)
Sam Oomen (2014)
To person
Date of birth August 15, 1995
nation NetherlandsNetherlands Netherlands
discipline Street
To the team
Current team Sunweb
function driver
Most important successes
UCI Road World Championships
2017 World Champion - team time trial
2018 silver - team time trial
Last updated: December 12, 2018

Sam Oomen (born August 15, 1995 in Tilburg ) is a Dutch cyclist .


Sam Oomen won in 2012 and the Swiss stage race GP Rüebliland . In 2013 he became Dutch champion in the junior individual time trial. In early 2014, Oomen signed a contract with the Rabobank Development Team . After winning the U23 Paris Tours and the overall ranking of the Tour des Pays de Savoie in 2015 , he got a contract with the German UCI WorldTeam Team Giant-Alpecin . At the Tour de l'Ain 2016 in France , he won a stage and won the overall standings.

In 2017 the Dutchman made his debut at the Vuelta a España , which he had to give up on the 14th stage due to illness. At the end of the season he was also world champion in the team time trial together with the drivers of the Sunweb team .

Sam Oomen (left) on stage 15 of the Giro d'Italia 2018

In 2018, Oomen competed in the Giro d'Italia in the role of helper for last year's winner Tom Dumoulin , who he finished ninth in the overall classification and third in the junior classification. He was also runner-up in the team time trial with the Sunweb team at the 2018 UCI Road World Championships .

At the Giro d'Italia 2019 , Oomen fell during the 14th stage and broke his hip . He contested this race despite an upcoming operation for a narrowed pelvic artery , which was made afterwards and ended his season.


  • MaillotHolanda.svg Dutch Champion - Individual Time Trial (Juniors)
  • Overall classification, one stage and Tour de l'Ain junior classification

Grand Tour placements

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019
Maglia Rosa Giro d'Italia - 9 DNF
Yellow jersey Tour de France - - -
Red jersey Vuelta a España DNF -
Legend: DNF: did not finish , abandoned or withdrawn from the race due to timeout.


Web links

Commons : Sam Oomen  - collection of images, videos and audio files
  • Sam Oomen in the database

Individual evidence

  1. Oomen shows a great thing at the queen stage., August 12, 2016, accessed December 1, 2016 .
  2. Oomen withstood all attacks on the final day., August 13, 2016, accessed on December 1, 2016 .
  3. Barry Ryan: Oomen's stock rises after impressive Giro d'Italia. In: Immediate Media Limited, May 28, 2018, accessed September 7, 2018 .
  4. Oomen after Giro fall with hip fracture. In: May 27, 2019, accessed May 27, 2019 .
  5. Sam Dansie: Good Oomen? In: Procycling , German edition . August, 2019, p. 42 ff .