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Marcus Burghardt (GER)

Turned pro

2005

Date of birth

June 30, 1983

Place of birth

Zschopau, Germany

Country

Germany

Residence

Tägerwilen, Switzerland

Height

6 ft 2 inch / 189 cm

Weight

171 lbs / 78 kg

Website

marcus-burghardt.com


Bio snapshot

Suffered an AC (acromioclavicular) joint separation of his right shoulder on Tour de France Stage 6 ... Scored three top 10 finishes at Volta a Catalunya, including runner-up on the final stage ... Sprinted to eighth on Stage 2 at Tour of Oman ... 2013: Helped win the team classification at the Tour of Beijing and the Tour of Alberta ... Integrated himself into breakaways on three consecutive stages to win the king of the mountains classification at the Tour de Romandie ... 2012: Fifth place finisher at German national road championships ... Trusted domestique and classics specialist who helped keep team's leaders safe during the first week of the Tour de France ... 2011: Sprint classification winner at Tour of Belgium ... Helped Cadel Evans to overall victory at Tirreno-Adriatico and Tour de France … 2008 Tour de France stage winner and soloed to win 2007 Gent-Wevelgem ... Immortalized in Tour de France history in 2007 when a dog crossed the course in front of him, spectacularly collapsing his front wheel. 

Specialties and Strengths

One-day classics, stage races

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Top 10 results 2014

March 30

Volta a Catalunya, Stage 7

2nd

March 25

Volta a Catalunya, Stage 2

5th

March 24

Volta a Catalunya, Stage 1

7th 

Feb. 19

Tour of Oman, Stage 2    

8th 

Career Highlights

2013

1st, King of the Mountains classification, Tour de Romandie (SUI)
9th, Stage 4 (TTT), Tour de France (FRA)
10th, national road championships (GER)

2012 

5th, national road race championship (GER) 
10th, Stage 3, Tour de Suisse (SUI) 

2011

1st, Sprint classification, Tour of Belgium (BEL)
2nd, Stage 2 (TTT), Tour de France (FRA)
6th, Stage 1 (TTT), Tirreno-Adriatico (ITA)
9th overall, Tour of Qatar (QAT)