Jacques Janse van Rensburg

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Jacques Janse van Rensburg
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Janse van Rensburg at the 2015 Tour de France in his National champions jersey
Personal information
Full nameJacques Janse van Rensburg
Born (1987-09-06) 6 September 1987 (age 33)
Springs, Gauteng, South Africa
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in) [1]
Weight63 kg (139 lb) [1]
Team information
Current teamFirst Move
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Mountain biking
RoleRider
Amateur team
2020–First Move
Professional teams
2006 Team Konica Minolta [2]
2007–2008Neotel [3]
2009 Trek–Marco Polo [2]
2010DCM Chrome
2011 Burgos 2016–Castilla y León [2]
2012–2019 MTN–Qhubeka [3] [4]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2015)

Jacques Janse van Rensburg (born 6 September 1987) is a South African racing cyclist, [3] who currently rides for amateur mountain biking team First Move. [5]

Contents

During his road racing career, Janse van Rensburg rode in the 2014 Vuelta a España. [6] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France. [7] In the same year he won the South African National Road Race Championships. [8] He was named in the start list for the 2017 Giro d'Italia. [9]

Major results

2004
2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2005
1st MaillotSudafrica.PNG Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2008
3rd Overall Giro del Capo
10th Overall Grand Prix du Portugal
2009
6th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2010
6th Overall Tour de Filipinas
2011
6th Overall Tour of South Africa
2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Eritrea
1st Stage 2
2014
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Mzansi Tour
1st Stage 1
6th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2015
1st MaillotSudafrica.PNG Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Bronze medal africa.svg Road race, African Road Championships
5th Overall Tour of Oman
9th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2016
1st Jersey red green.svg Combativity classification Tour of Oman
2017
5th Road race, National Road Championships
2018
2nd Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 20142015201620172018
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia 36 78
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de France 51
Jersey red.svg Vuelta a España 59 DNF 82
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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