Lasse Norman Hansen

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Lasse Norman Hansen
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Hansen at the 2015 Tour of Alberta
Personal information
Born (1992-02-11) 11 February 1992 (age 27)
Faaborg, Denmark
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Team information
Current team Corendon–Circus
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider typeTime trialist
Professional team(s)
2011 Concordia Forsikring–Himmerland
2012–2013 Blue Water Cycling
2014–2015 Garmin–Sharp [1] [2]
2016 Stölting Service Group
2017–2018 Aqua Blue Sport [3]
2019– Corendon–Circus

Lasse Norman Hansen (born 11 February 1992) is a Danish professional road and track racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team Corendon–Circus. [4] He turned professional in 2014. [2]

Road bicycle racing bicycle racing sport

Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads. Road racing is the most popular professional form of bicycle racing, in terms of numbers of competitors, events and spectators. The two most common competition formats are mass start events, where riders start simultaneously and race to set finish point; and time trials, where individual riders or teams race a course alone against the clock. Stage races or "tours" take multiple days, and consist of several mass-start or time-trial stages ridden consecutively.

Track cycling type of sport

Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes using track bicycles.

Corendon–Circus cycling team

Corendon–Circus is a UCI Professional Continental cycling team that is based in Belgium and races predominantly the cyclo-cross season. The leaders of the team have in the past been cyclo-cross world champion Niels Albert, Philipp Walsleben and Radomír Šimůnek.

Contents

Biography

Hansen won the gold medal in the Men's Omnium at the 2012 Summer Olympics. [5] [6] After two seasons with Blue Water Cycling, Hansen signed with the Garmin–Sharp squad for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. [7] [8] [9] Hansen was born in Faaborg, Denmark and currently resides in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. [2] He was named in the startlist for the 2017 Vuelta a España. [10] After the collapse of the Aqua Blue Sport team, in September 2018 he revealed that he would join the Corendon–Circus team on a two-year deal from the start of 2019, in part because they were willing to give him the freedom to compete on the track in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. [11]

The men's cycling omnium at the 2012 Olympic Games in London took place at the London Velopark on 4 and 5 August.

2012 Summer Olympics Games of the XXX Olympiad, held in London in 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom. The first event, the group stage in women's football, began on 25 July at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, followed by the opening ceremonies on 27 July. 10,768 athletes from 204 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participated.

Blue Water Cycling is a Danish road cycling team that was formed in 2009 as a merger between Herning CK and Team Løgstør-Cycling for Health. It is currently a UCI Continental Team, competing on the UCI Europe Tour. For the 2012 season, the team's riders are exclusively Danish.

He is the brother of racing cyclist Louise Norman Hansen. [12]

Louise Hansen (cyclist) Danish cyclist

Louise Norman Hansen is a Danish professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Team Virtu Cycling. She is the sister of racing cyclist Lasse Norman Hansen.

Major results

Road

2011
1st Stage 2 Coupe des nations Ville Saguenay
3rd Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2012
1st Stage 7 Rás Tailteann
4th Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
2013
National Under–23 Road Championships
1st MaillotDinamarca.svg Road race
1st MaillotDinamarca.svg Time trial
1st GP Herning
1st Eschborn-Frankfurt City Loop U23
2nd Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
8th Chrono Champenois
2014
3rd Overall Dubai Tour
2015
6th Overall Tour of Alberta
1st Stage 5
9th Velothon Berlin
2016
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
2017
1st MaillotCyan.PNG Mountains classification Tour de Suisse
3rd Dwars door West–Vlaanderen
2018
1st Stage 1 Herald Sun Tour
3rd Overall Danmark Rundt
1st Stage 1
8th Ronde van Limburg
2019
3rd Ronde van Limburg

Track

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2017
Jersey pink.svg Giro d'Italia
Jersey yellow.svg Tour de France
Jersey red.svg Vuelta a España 139
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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