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Kristoffer Halvorsen

Kristoffer Halvorsen
Halvorsen in 2016.
Personal information
Full nameKristoffer Halvorsen
NicknameDoffen
Born (1996-04-13) 13 April 1996 (age 28)
Kristiansand, Norway
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
2015Team Joker (stagiaire)
2016–2017Team Joker
2018–2019Team Sky[1][2]
2020EF Pro Cycling[3]
2021–2023Uno-X Pro Cycling Team[4][5]
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Men's road bicycle racing
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2016 Doha Under-23 road race

Kristoffer Halvorsen (born 13 April 1996) is a Norwegian former racing cyclist, who competed as a professional from 2016 to 2023.

Career

On 13 October 2016, Halvorsen won the Men's under-23 road race in the 2016 UCI Road World Championships.[6]

2018

Halvorsen signed for Team Sky after two seasons with the Norwegian continental team Joker Icopal. Halvorsen was due to make his Team Sky debut, in the Tour Down Under, leading his new team in the sprints.[7] However, on 14 January, Halvorsen crashed at the People's Choice Classic, fracturing his hand and thereby ruling him out of the Tour Down Under.[8] On 16 March, he came in second at the Handzame Classic.[9]

Major results

2013
1st Stage 1 Trofeo Karlsberg
1st Stage 3 Tour of Istria
10th Overall Trophée Centre Morbihan
2016
1st Road race, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
1st Grand Prix d'Isbergues
Olympia's Tour
1st Stages 3b & 4
1st Stage 3 Tour de l'Avenir
2nd Nokere Koerse
2nd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Overall ZLM Tour
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
9th Kattekoers
2017
1st Handzame Classic
Tour de l'Avenir
1st Points classification
1st Stage 3
5th Road race, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
5th Omloop Eurometropool
2018
2nd Handzame Classic
2019
1st Stage 5 Herald Sun Tour
2nd Overall Tour of Norway
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 6
2nd Bredene Koksijde Classic
6th Three Days of Bruges–De Panne
2021
1st Stage 3 Okolo Slovenska
3rd Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
8th Nokere Koerse
10th Dwars door het Hageland
2023
3rd Grand Prix Criquielion
9th Bredene Koksijde Classic

References

  1. ^ "Young sprint talent Kristoffer Halvorsen joins Team Sky". Team Sky. Sky UK. 28 August 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Team Sky". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on 5 January 2019. Retrieved 5 January 2019.
  3. ^ Bacon, Ellis (1 January 2020). "2020 Team Preview: EF Education First". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Uno - X Pro Cycling Team". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 7 January 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  5. ^ Krogsæter Aarre, Magnus; Olsen, Sindre J. (16 October 2020). "Halvorsen klar for Uno-X - bryter kontrakten med amerikansk lag" [Halvorsen ready for Uno-X - breaks contract with American team]. TV 2 (in Norwegian). Egmont Group. Retrieved 16 October 2020.
  6. ^ AS, TV 2. "Halvorsen tok VM-gull på fellesstarten". TV 2.((cite web)): CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  7. ^ "Halvorsen and Bernal lead Team sky team for Tour down under". Cyclingnews.com. 8 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  8. ^ Smith, Sophie (14 January 2018). "Team Sky's Kristoffer Halvorsen fractures hand in People's Choice Classic crash". cyclingweekly.com. Retrieved 19 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Hodeg wins the Handzame Classic". cyclingnews.com. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
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