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Frederik Backaert

Frederik Backaert
Backaert at the 2014 Tour de l'Ain
Personal information
Full nameFrederik Backaert
Born (1990-03-13) 13 March 1990 (age 34)
Ghent, Belgium
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb; 11.8 st)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Amateur teams
2012Landbouwkrediet–Euphony (stagiaire)
2013EFC–Omega Pharma–Quick-Step
Professional teams
2014–2019Wanty–Groupe Gobert[1]
2020–2021B&B Hotels–Vital Concept[2][3]

Frederik Backaert (born 13 March 1990 in Ghent) is a Belgian former professional cyclist,[4] who rode professionally between 2014 and 2021, for the Wanty–Gobert and B&B Hotels p/b KTM teams. In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the Tour de France.[5]

Major results

1st Grand Prix de Momignies
1st Stage 5 Tour de Liège
1st Overall Trois Jours de Cherbourg
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Tour de Liège
1st Stages 2 & 5
9th Circuit de Wallonie
10th Grand Prix des Marbriers
2nd GP Paul Borremans Viane-Geraardsbergen[6]
4th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
4th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
6th Omloop van het Waasland
7th Tour du Finistère
10th Overall Tour of Belgium
10th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
Tour of Austria
1st Points classification
1st Stage 7
2nd Tro-Bro Léon
5th Le Samyn
5th Tour du Finistère
7th Overall Giro di Toscana
8th Bruges Cycling Classic
9th Overall Tour de Wallonie
9th Le Samyn
4th Tour du Finistère
10th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
10th Tro-Bro Léon

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 132 120
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ Almeida, Giampaolo (6 January 2019). "Wanty-Groupe Gobert, il rinnovo di Backaert completa il roster 2019" [Wanty-Groupe Gobert, the renewal of Backaert completes the 2019 roster]. SpazioCiclismo – (in Italian). Gravatar. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  2. ^ "B&B Hotels - Vital Concept". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 4 January 2020. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  3. ^ "B&B Hotels p/b KTM". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 4 January 2021. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  4. ^ Timms, Joe (18 October 2021). "Who is retiring from pro cycling in 2021?". Rouleur. Gruppo Media Ltd. Retrieved 7 November 2021.
  5. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  6. ^ "GP Paul Borremans Viane-Geraardsbergen". Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). 18 September 2017. Retrieved 11 March 2019.
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