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Jan Bakelants

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Belgian - Puncher

Date and place of birth : February 14th, 1986 in Oudenaarde (Belgium) Height : 1m77 / Weight : 67kg Turned pro in 2009 In the AG2R LA MONDIALE Team since 2015

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Q&A

  • Your nickname: « Baki »
  • Your favorite race: The Tour de France
  • Your best memory on bike: my victory on the 2nd stage of the Tour de France 2013
  • Your worst memory on bike: when I crashed on the Giro di Lombardia 2010
  • The club where you started cycling: KWV Turnhout
  • Your hobbies: walking, cooking, oenology
  • Music you like : « Oscar and the wolf »
  • If you were a movie: Pulp Fiction
  • If you were a dish: oysters
  • If you were a celebrity: Romain Bardet
  • If you had to practise another job, which one ?: Belgian Prime Minister !
  • Something that is dear to you: my dog, Kamieltje
  • Your qualities: ambitious,  perfectionist, confident, with a good analytical approach, kind
  • Your defaults: Do I have it ?

 

HIGHLIGHTS

2017 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 3rd Royal Bernard Drôme Classic
  • 4th G.P. Cycliste de Montréal
  • 5th G.P. de Wallonie
  • 8th on two stages, Tour de France
  • 9th on a stage, Tour de Suisse

2016 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • Stage winner, La Méditerranéenne / 3rd on two stages / 3rd overall
  • 2nd Royal Bernard Drôme Classic
  • 4th and 8th on stages, Tour Cycliste International La Provence / 8th overall
  • 5th on a stage, Tirreno-Adriatico
  • 5th Belgian National Road Race Championship
  • 6th on a stage, Vuelta al Pais Vasco
  • 7th on two stages, Vuelta a España
  • 9th Classic Sud Ardèche

2015 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • Winner Giro del Piemonte
  • Winner Giro dell’Emilia
  • 2nd and 9th on stages, Tour de Romandie
  • 2nd on a stage, Tour of Switzerland
  • 2nd G.P. de Wallonie
  • 3rd on a stage, Tour de France
  • 4th and 8th on stages, Eneco Tour
  • 4th G.P. Cycliste de Montréal
  • 4th on a stage, Critérium International / 6th overall
  • 7th Coppa Sabatini
  • 8th on a stage, Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista del Sol

2014 (Omega Pharma- Quick Step)

  • Stage winner, Critérium du Dauphiné / 7th on a stage / 20th overall
  • 3rd on a stage, Tour de Romandie
  • 2nd on a stage, Tour du Poitou-Charentes
  • 3rd G.P. de Wallonie
  • 7th Drôme Classic
  • 13th overall, Tour Down Under

2013 (RadioShack-Nissan)

  • Stage winner, Tour de France / wore the yellow jersey during two stages / 3rd on a stage / 18th overall
  • Winner G.P. de Wallonie
  • 3rd overall, Tour of Luxembourg / 3rd on a stage
  • 3rd  Belgian National Road Race Championship
  • 4th Belgian National ITT Championship
  • 4th G.P. du Canton d’Argovie
  • 4th overall, Eneco Tour
  • 7th overall, Tour of Beijing
  • 10th GP Cycliste de Montréal

2012 (RadioShack-Nissan)

  • 4th on a stage, Giro d’Italia
  • 4th Belgian National Road Race Championship
  • 5th G.P. de Wallonie
  • 6th overall, Tour Down Under
  • 6th overall, Circuit de la Sarthe / 6th on two stages
  • 6th on a stage, Tour of Poland
  • 6th and 8th on stages, Vuelta a España

2011 (Omega Pharma - Lotto)

  • 4th on a stage, Giro d’Italia
  • 5th on a stage, Vuelta a Catalunya
  • 7th on a stage, Tour de Suisse / 13th overall
  • 7th on a stage, Tour of Poland
  • 10th on a stage, Vuelta a España

2010 (Omega Pharma - Lotto)

  • 4th on a stage, Tour de Wallonie / 6th overall
  • 5th on a stage, Vuelta a Catalunya
  • 7th Trofeo Inca
  • 10th Clasica de Almeria
  • 10th on two stages, Giro d’Italia
  • 15th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico
  • 19th overall, Vuelta a España

2009 (Topsport Vlaanderen - Mercator)

  • 2nd G.P. Schwarzwald
  • 3rd on a stage, Circuit de Lorraine
  • 5th De Vlaamse Pijl
  • 7th Memorial Samyn
  • 9th overall, Eneco Tour
  • 10th overall, Tour de Belgique
  • 10th Ster Elektrotoer