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Danilo Wyss (SUI)

Turned pro

2008

Date of birth

August 26, 1985

Place of birth

Pompaples, Switzerland

Country

Switzerland

Residence

Estavayer, Switzerland

Height

5 ft 9 inch / 176 cm

Weight

143 lbs / 65 kg

Website

danilowyss.ch


Bio snapshot

Scored season-best, sixth-place result on Stage 1 of Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah .. Helped Cadel Evans finish runner-up at Santos Tour Down Under ... 2013: Scored career-best finish at a stage race with 10th overall at Ster ZLM Toer ... Helped Cadel Evans finish third overall while finishing fourth straight Giro d'Italia (84th) ... Registered four top 10 results at Volta a Catalunya ... Finished 10th at Trofeo Laigueglia ... 2012: Registered three top 10 finishes at Tour of Austria ... Member of winning team time trial squad at Giro del Trentino … Finished his third straight Giro d'Italia (82nd) ... Helped Cadel Evans win Critérium International … Gave up his wheel at Paris-Roubaix to help George Hincapie register a record-breaking 17th finish … 2011: Registered three top 10 finishes at Paris-Nice ... Finished second Giro d'Italia (126th) ... Member of the BMC Racing Team since his inaugural pro season in 2008 … Third in 2007 Paris-Roubaix Espoirs. 

Specialties and Strengths

Sprinting, one-day classics, stage racing

Top 10 results 2014

Aug. 23

Vuelta a España, Stage 1 TT

9th

Aug. 5

Tour of Utah, Stage 1

6th

May 9

Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 TTT

3rd

May 1

 Tour de Romandie, Stage 2  

9th   

Career Highlights

2013

5th, Stages 1, 5 and 6, Volta a Catalunya (ESP)
6th, Stage 3, Tour de Romandie (SUI)
8th, Stage 1, Ster ZLM Toer (NED)
9th, Stage 3, Ster ZLM Toer (NED)
10th, overall, Trofeo Laigueglia (ITA)
10th, overall, Ster ZLM Toer (NED)

2012 

1st, Stage 1 (TTT), Giro del Trentino (ITA) 
2nd, Stage 1, Critérium International (FRA) 
6th, Stage 3 and 8, Tour of Austria (AUS) 
7th, Stage 1, Tour of Austria (AUS)
9th, Stage 11, Giro d’Italia (ITA) 

2011

8th, Stage 1, Paris-Nice (FRA)
10th, Stage 2, Paris-Nice (FRA)
10th, Stage 4, Paris-Nice (FRA)
7th, Stage 2, Tour Down Under (AUS)
9th overall, Nokere-Koerse (BEL)