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Sven Krauß

Sven Krauß
Personal information
Full nameSven Krauß
Born (1983-01-06) 6 January 1983 (age 41)
Herrenberg, West Germany
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current teamretired
Professional team

Sven Krauß (born 6 January 1983) is a retired German professional road bicycle racer, who last rode for Team Gerolsteiner in 2008.

Tour de France 2008


During stage 13 of the Tour de France on Krauß hit a traffic island in the fast final 10 km of the stage causing him to crash heavily[1] with sufficient force to shatter the frame of the bike. He recovered sufficiently well to complete the stage in last position on a spare bike. The incident was caught on film and posted to numerous video sharing websites.[2]

In 2013, Krauß became manager of the Continental team Bergstraße-Jenatec.[3]

Major results



  1. ^ Chute Sven Krauss - YouTube Accessed 07-19-2008
  2. ^ Sven Krauss crash - Dailymotion Accessed 07-19-2008
  3. ^ "Krauss wird Sportlicher Leiter bei Bergstraße-Jenatec" (in German). 8 February 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
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