Greg Van Avermaet (BEL)

Turned pro


Date of birth

May 17, 1985

Place of birth

Lokeren, Belgium




Dendermonde, Belgium


5 ft 11 inch / 181 cm


163 lbs / 74 kg



Bio snapshot

Compiled five top 10 finishes – including runner-up on Stage 2 – in finishing 38th at Tour de France ... Also runner-up at at Ronde van Vlaanderen and Omloop Het Nieuwsblad ... Placed third on Stage 9 at the Tour de France and Stage 5 at Baloise Belgium Tour ... 2013: Scored four victories – two stages and the overall at the Tour de Wallonie and the opening stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah – among a team-best 17 top-five results ... Finished team-best fourth-place at Paris-Roubaix … Helped Tejay van Garderen win the overall and the team classification at USA Pro Challenge ... Registered five runner-up results, including Stage 1 of USA Pro Challenge ... After winning Stage 1, was runner-up on the next three while leading the sprint competition for four days at Tour of Utah ... Matched career-best spring classic result with third at Gent-Wevelgem ... Runner-up on Tour of Oman Stage 3 and part of squad that won the team classification ... Helped win team time trial and team classification at Tour of Qatar ... 2012: Top 10 finishes included runner-up in GP Cycliste de Quebec and GP Wallonie and on Stage 1 of Volta ao Algarve, fourth at the Tour of Flanders and fourth on Stage 6 of Tour de Pologne ... Represented Belgium in Olympic road race in London ... 2011: Breakout season included victories at Paris-Tours, stage win and overall at Tour de Wallonie and stage win and points classification at Tour of Austria … Runner-up at Tour of Belgium and Giro del Piemonte were among 26 top 10 finishes… Scored one stage win and won points classification at 2008 Vuelta a España.

Specialties and Strengths

One-day classics, sprinting

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Top 10 results 2014

July 22

Tour de France, Stage 16


July 16

Tour de France, Stage 11


July 13

Tour de France, Stage 9


July 11

Tour de France, Stage 7


July 6

Tour de France, Stage 2


June 29

Belgian National Road Race


June 1

Baloise Belgium Tour, Stage 5


May 31

Baloise Belgium Tour, Stage 4


May 16

Amgen Tour of California, Stage 5


April 6

Ronde van Vlaanderen


March 28

E3 Prijs Vlaanderen-Harelbeke


March 13

Paris-Nice, Stage 5


March 1

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad


Career Highlights


1st overall, Tour de Wallonie (BEL)
1st, Stages 3 and 5, Tour de Wallonie (BEL)
1st, Stage 1, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (USA)
2nd, Stage 3, Tour of Oman (OMA)
3rd, Gent-Wevelgem (BEL)
3rd, Grand Prix de Québec (CAN)
3rd, Binche-Chimay-Binche (BEL)
4th, Paris-Roubaix (FRA)


2nd, GP Cycliste de Quebec (CAN) 
2nd, GP Wallonie (BEL) 
4th, Stage 6, Tour of Poland (POL) 
5th, Stage 1, Amgen Tour of California (USA) 
6th, Stage 2 and 6, Amgen Tour of California (USA) 
6th, Paris-Tours (FRA) 


1st, Paris-Tours (FRA)
1st overall, Tour de Wallonie (BEL)
1st, Stage 6 and points classification, Tour of Austria (AUT)
2nd, Tour of Belgium (BEL)
2nd, Giro del Piemonte (ITA)