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Yannick Eijssen (BEL)

Turned pro

2011

Date of birth

June 26, 1989

Place of birth

Leuven, Belgium

Country

Belgium

Residence

Kerkhoven, Belgium

Height

5 ft 8 inch / 174 cm

Weight

132 lbs / 60 kg


Bio snapshot

Helped Philippe Gilbert win Ster ZLM Toer ... Helped Cadel Evans win Giro del Trentino while being part of winning team time trial squad ... Helped Taylor Phinney win Dubai Tour ... 2013: Earned career-best, third-place finish with solo effort on Stage 5 of Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah that also won him "most aggressive rider" honors on the day ... Finished 10th on summit finish of Green Mountain (Stage 4) and helped win team classification at Tour of Oman ... Helped win team time trial and team classification at Tour of Qatar ... 2012: Earned "most aggressive rider" honors on Amgen Tour of California Stage 4 ... Helped Cadel Evans win Critérium International ... Member of winning team time trial squad at Giro del Trentino ... Finished first grand tour started (Vuelta a España) … 2011: Scored fifth place finish after figuring in day-long breakaway at Tour of Austria … First Belgian to win Under 23 Ronde de l'Isard (2010) … Runner-up at 2010 Under 23 national road championships … Led 2010 Tour de l'Avenir after winning the first mountain stage. 

Specialties and Strengths

Climbing, stage racing

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Top 10 results 2014

May 9

Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 TTT

3rd

April 22

Giro del Trentino, Stage 1 TTT    

1st   

Career Highlights

2013

1st, Stage 2 (TTT), Tour of Qatar (QAT)
3rd, Stage 5, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (USA)
8th, Stage 1 (TTT), Vuelta a España (ESP)
10th, Stage 4, Tour of Oman (OMA)

2012

1st, Stage 1 (TTT), Giro del Trentino (ITA) 
4th, Stage 1 (TTT), Vuelta a España (ESP) 
8th, Stage 4, Tour of Austria (AUT) 

2011

5th, Stage 5, Tour of Austria (AUT)