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Mads Würtz Schmidt

Mads Würtz Schmidt
Schmidt in 2017
Personal information
Full nameMads Würtz Schmidt
Born (1994-03-31) 31 March 1994 (age 30)
Randers, Denmark[1]
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9+12 in)[2]
Weight72 kg (159 lb; 11 st 5 lb)[2]
Team information
Current teamIsrael–Premier Tech
Rider typeAll-rounder[3]
Professional teams
2013–2014Team Cult Energy
2015Team ColoQuick
2016Team TreFor
2017–2019Team Katusha–Alpecin[4]
2020–Israel Start-Up Nation[5][6]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2021)
Medal record
Men's road bicycle racing
Representing  Denmark
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Copenhagen Men's junior time trial
Gold medal – first place 2015 Richmond Men's under-23 time trial

Mads Würtz Schmidt (born 31 March 1994) is a Danish racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Israel–Premier Tech.[7] He rode at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships. In May 2018, he was named in the startlist for the 2018 Giro d'Italia.[8] In July 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Tour de France.[9] In June 2021, he won the Danish National Road Race Championships.[10]

Major results

1st Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
1st Stage 2 Driedaagse van Axel
2nd Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
4th Overall Niedersachsen-Rundfahrt
1st Overall Driedaagse van Axel
1st Stages 2 (ITT) & 4
1st Paris–Roubaix Juniors
1st Stage 2a (ITT) Course de la Paix Juniors
8th Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
8th Time trial, UEC European Junior Road Championships
1st Young rider classification, Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
7th Ster van Zwolle
2nd ZLM Tour
4th Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt
5th Ster van Zwolle
1st Time trial, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
1st Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Stage 4 Tour de l'Avenir
3rd Time trial, National Road Championships
6th Overall ZLM Tour
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
7th Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 5 (ITT)
8th Velothon Stockholm
9th Ringerike GP
National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Road race
1st Time trial
1st Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
1st Points classification
1st Stages 2 & 3b
1st GP Herning
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
3rd Skive–Løbet
9th Overall ZLM Tour
9th Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
2nd Rund um Köln
3rd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st Young rider classification
7th Clásica de Almería
3rd Overall ZLM Tour
5th Coppa Sabatini
1st Road race, National Road Championships
1st Stage 6 Tirreno–Adriatico
4th Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana
5th Overall Étoile de Bessèges

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 81 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 117
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
IP In progress


  1. ^ Profile at
  2. ^ a b "Mats Würtz Schmidt – Team KATUSHA ALPECIN". Archived from the original on 8 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Riders - Israel–Premier Tech Pro Cycling Team". Israel–Premier Tech. Retrieved 15 January 2024.
  4. ^ "Katusha-Alpecin announce reduced 24-rider roster for 2019". Immediate Media Company. 20 November 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  5. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (11 December 2019). "Israel Cycling Academy become Israel Start-Up Nation as WorldTour beckons". Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Israel Start-Up Nation". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  7. ^ "Israel–Premier Tech". UCI. Retrieved 15 January 2024.
  8. ^ "2018: 101st Giro d'Italia: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  9. ^ "2019: 106th Tour de France: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  10. ^ "2021: National Championships Denmark - Road Race". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 24 June 2021.
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