Giro D’Italia Riders 2014

The Dutch riders on the start list in the Giro d’Italia in 2014? What are the objectives for this Dutch participants?The Dutch are carried out in the past in the Tour of Italy?

History: the Dutch in Giro d’Italia

Never before has a Dutchman managed to win the Giro d’Italia. The most successful Dutch classification riders in the history of the Tour of Italy Erik Breukink. His best result was second place in the Championship in 1988.He won that year. In 1987, Breukink had already finished third in the Giro and in the same year he also won a stage. In 1989, was fourth in the Giro Breukink. The rider from Rheden went over the following years no longer focus on the Giro, but the Tour de France, culminating with his third place on the final stage of the Tour de France in 1990.
Dutch stage wins in Giro
In total, Dutch cyclists won 22 individual stages in the Giro d’Italia. Wim van Est was in 1953, the first Dutchman to win a Giro ride. The most successful Dutch Privateer rider in the Giro’s history is Jean-Paul van Poppel. The sprinter won a total of four steps: two in 1986 and two in 1989.
Wout Wagtmans won three Giro rides: two 1954 and one in 1957. Wagtmans also performed as a classification riders repeated strong in the Giro. Both the 1955 and 1957 he finished ninth in the final standings. Johan van der Velde shares with Wagtmans second in terms of the number of stage wins in the Tour of Italy. Van der Velde won a stage in 1986, and two steps in 1987. He performed also as classification rider strong of the Giro. in 1984 he finished fifth in the general classification and in 1987 he finished ninth. He also missed three times to win the points classification in the Tour of Italy: in 1985, 1987 and 1988.
Jeroen Blijlevens won two stages in the Giro d’Italia. Blijlevens took two stage wins in 1999 and that year had the pink jersey for two days. Pieter Weening so far is the last Dutchman to win a stage in the Giro d’Italia. In 2011, he won the fifth stage. He picked that day and wore the pink jersey for four days.

Dutch participants Giro 2014

The following is a preliminary overview of the Dutch participants in the Giro d’Italia. Not all teams have their final choice be made public. If it is necessary, the following list is regularly updated.After the completion of the Giro will also look at the results of the participating Dutch placed.
Belkin
The Dutch team Belkin comes with a large number of Dutch at the start of the Giro in 2014. In his Giro selection of nine cyclists sit eight Dutch, namely: Wilco Kelderman, Steven Kruijswijk, Jos van Emden, Jetse Bol, Maarten Tjallingii Rick Flange, Martijn Keizer and Marc Goos. The talent Kelderman will probably be played as a leader. Kruijswijk will probably be shadow leader. He was also considered in the past as a great talent that classification riders. A highlight of his career was the 8th place in the final classification of the Giro d’Italia 2011. He was at the time just 23 years old. In the following years, however, he suffered various physical adversity, making him the highest level in 2011 then could never match.
Giant-Shimano
The Dutch team Giant-Shimano will be with the German sprinter Marcel Kittel as the leader at the start of the Giro in 2014. Giro selection of this group are also three Dutch, which is likely to be able to work much for their German leaders: Tom Stamsnijder, Albert Timmer and Tom Veelers.
Garmin-Sharp
The American Team Garmin-Sharp manager Jonathan Vaughters has anno 2014 a lot of Dutch under contract.Of these, two are in the preliminary selection of the Giro d’Italia: Dylan van Baarle, and Thomas Dekker. Originally it was intended that Tom-Jelte Slagter Giro would ride for Garmin, but given its stormy development, team management finally decided this talent Tour rather than to let it ride the Giro.
Pieter Weening
The Frisian Pieter Weening is the last Dutchman to win a stage in the Giro and wore the leader’s Jersey in the round. He will start again in 2014 in the Giro d’Italia, in a free role in the Australian team Orica green border.
Johnny Hoogerland
De Zeeuw Johnny Hoogerland riding in 2014 for the Italian team Androni giocattoli. He will also start in the Giro. Hoogerland will, like many of his teammates have a vrijbuitersrol, where he and his teammates focus primarily on the Hill ladder and mountain stages. It will be his second participation in the Giro Hoogerland. In 2011, he rode for the first time, the Tour of Italy. He was then 57th in the standings, but how he allowed himself to remarking that the fanatic attackers in the mountains.
Wout Poels
The Limburger Wout Poels comes by his team Omega Pharma-Quickstep elaborated in the Giro d’Italia in 2014. This will be his debut in the Tour of Italy. Typically, however, those courses major Italian stage races is him well, he proved, among other things, exit 8 in the total rating of the Tirreno-Adriatico in 2012. Probably the Limburg climbers Poels will be especially during the Giro 2014 engaged as a servant for his Colombian leader Rigoberto Uran.
Boy van Poppel
Dutchman Boy van Poppel is in the choice of the team Trek Factory Racing. He is a son of the quadruple Giro stage winner Jean-Paul van Poppel. In 2014, possibly Giro Boy played out in particular as one of the pedestrians of the Italian sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo.

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