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Mike Teunissen

Mike Teunissen
Teunissen in 2023
Personal information
Full nameMike Teunissen
Born (1992-08-25) 25 August 1992 (age 31)
Ysselsteyn, Netherlands
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)[1]
Weight73 kg (161 lb; 11 st 7 lb)[2]
Team information
Current teamIntermarché–Wanty
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Cyclo-cross
RoleRider
Rider type
  • Classics specialist
  • Lead-out man
Professional teams
2013–2014Rabobank Development Team
2015–2016LottoNL–Jumbo
2017–2018Team Sunweb
2019–2022Team Jumbo–Visma[3][4][5]
2023–Intermarché–Circus–Wanty
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2019)
1 TTT stage (2019)
Vuelta a España
1 TTT stage (2022)

Stage races

Four Days of Dunkirk (2019)
ZLM Tour (2019)
Medal record
Representing  Netherlands
Men's cyclo-cross
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Louisville Men's under-23 race
Silver medal – second place 2011 Sankt Wendel Men's under-23 race

Mike Teunissen (born 25 August 1992) is a Dutch racing cyclist,[6] who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Intermarché–Wanty.[7]

Career

He rode at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships, and was the winner of the World Under-23 Cyclo-cross Championships in 2013. He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España.[8] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the 2017 Tour de France.[9]

In 2019, he had a top 10 finish in Paris-Roubaix. He was named to the start list of the 2019 Tour de France, where he was intended to be a leadout man for Dylan Groenewegen. Late in stage one as the sprint trains were coming together there was a crash, which eliminated Groenewegen's chances and ruined the team's plans of getting the stage win and yellow jersey. Teunissen seized the moment, knowing he was already in a good position, and went for the stage win anyway. He just barely edged all-time great Peter Sagan on the line, winning the Yellow Jersey in the process.[10] The following day he was part of another stage victory in the team time trial, which gave him one more day in the race lead.[11]

Major results

Cyclo-cross

Road

Teunissen (second left) in the yellow jersey, as part of Team Jumbo–Visma, during stage 2 of the 2019 Tour de France. He lost the race lead the following day.
2010
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Liège–La Gleize
4th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Juniors
5th Remouchamps–Ferrières–Remouchamps
2012
4th Ronde van Limburg
8th Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
2013
1st Rabo Baronie Breda Classic
National Under-23 Championships
2nd Road race
4th Time trial
2nd Arno Wallaard Memorial
5th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
8th Overall Tour des Fjords
8th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
10th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad U23
2014
1st Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
1st Paris–Tours Espoirs
1st Rabo Baronie Breda Classic
2nd Time trial, National Under-23 Championships
3rd Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
1st Young rider classification
3rd Omloop der Kempen
5th Ronde van Vlaanderen U23
6th Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
10th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
2015 (1 pro win)
1st Prologue Tour de l'Ain
2nd London–Surrey Classic
7th Grand Prix Impanis-Van Petegem
9th Paris–Tours
2016
9th Dwars door Vlaanderen
2017
9th Paris–Tours
2018
2nd Dwars door Vlaanderen
5th Road race, National Championships
2019 (5)
1st Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Points classification
1st Stages 5 & 6
1st Overall ZLM Tour
Tour de France
1st Stages 1 & 2 (TTT)
Held & after Stages 1–2
4th Tacx Pro Classic
5th EuroEyes Cyclassics
6th Overall BinckBank Tour
6th Münsterland Giro
7th Overall Tour of Britain
7th Paris–Roubaix
7th Famenne Ardenne Classic
9th Primus Classic
10th Three Days of Bruges–De Panne
2020
6th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad
8th Overall BinckBank Tour
2021
3rd Overall Tour of Norway
1st Points classification
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
4th Road race, National Championships
8th Eschborn–Frankfurt
10th Overall Benelux Tour
2022
Vuelta a España
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
Held after Stage 2
2023 (2)
1st Stage 1 Tour of Norway
4th Rund um Köln
5th Overall Renewi Tour
1st Stage 3
5th Road race, UEC European Championships
8th Le Samyn
8th Binche–Chimay–Binche
9th Egmont Cycling Race
9th Trofeo Ses Salines–Alcúdia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Sources:[12]

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Giro d'Italia
Tour de France 129 101 76 103
Vuelta a España 104 109 91

Classics results timeline

Monument 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Milan–San Remo 18 89
Tour of Flanders 56 81 18 31 19
Paris–Roubaix 45 49 11 7 NH 85 20 17
Liège–Bastogne–Liège DNF
Giro di Lombardia Has not contested during career
Classic 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 33 12 33 6 24 11
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne DNF 14
E3 Harelbeke DNF 38 51 NH 12 67
Gent–Wevelgem 68 79 34 25 18 51 91
Dwars door Vlaanderen DNF 9 16 2 18 NH 28
Paris–Tours 9 16 9 56
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References

  1. ^ "Team Jumbo-Visma - Mike Teunissen". Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Mike Teunissen". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Cheery Christmas for ambitious Team Jumbo-Visma". Team Jumbo–Visma. Team Oranje Road BV. 21 December 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Team Jumbo-Visma 2020 roster presented in Amsterdam". Bianchi. F.I.V. Edoardo Bianchi S.p.A. 20 December 2019. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Jumbo-Visma". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Mike Teunissen". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  7. ^ "Intermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux". Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 13 January 2023.
  8. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  9. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  10. ^ "Mike Teunissen pips Peter Sagan to line in Tour de France stage one photo finish". The Guardian. Retrieved 6 July 2019.
  11. ^ Race Highlights, NBC Sports (7 July 2022). "Mike Teunissen Holds Yellow Jersey:Tour de France Stage 2 yellow jersey presentation". NBC Sports. Retrieved 29 July 2022.
  12. ^ "Our eight riders for the Vuelta a Espana". Team Jumbo-Visma. 15 August 2022. Retrieved 20 August 2022.
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