Thomas Rohregger

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Thomas Rohregger
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Thomas Rohregger (2019).
Personal information
Full nameThomas Rohregger
Born (1982-12-23) 23 December 1982 (age 36)
Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2003–2004Hervis
Professional team(s)
2005–2008 Elk Haus–Simplon
2009–2010 Team Milram
2011–2013 Leopard Trek
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 TTT stage (2011)

Stage races

Tour of Austria (2008)

Thomas Rohregger (born 23 December 1982) is an Austrian former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2005 and 2013. [1] Over his career, Rohregger competed for Elk Haus–Simplon, Team Milram and RadioShack–Leopard. [2]

Austria Federal republic in Central Europe

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country in Central Europe comprising nine federated states. Its capital, largest city and one of nine states is Vienna. Austria has an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi), a population of nearly nine million people and a nominal GDP of $477 billion. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The terrain is landlocked and highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other regional languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

Elk Haus was a professional continental cycling team based in Austria and participates in UCI Europe Tour and when selected as a wildcard to UCI ProTour events. The team is managed by Alexander Albrecht, Bernhard Rassinger, Josef Regec and Wolfgang Wesely.

Team Milram cycling team (2006-2010)

Team Milram was a German pro cycling team, participating at the UCI ProTour.

Contents

Rohregger retired at the end of the 2013 season, [1] after nine years as a professional.

In retirement, Rohregger was involved in the course design for the 2018 UCI Road World Championships around Innsbruck. [3]

2018 UCI Road World Championships

The 2018 UCI Road World Championships were held in Innsbruck, Austria. It was the 91st UCI Road World Championships and the third to be held in Austria.

Innsbruck Capital city of Tyrol, Austria

Innsbruck is the capital city of Tyrol in western Austria and the fifth-largest city in Austria. It is in the Inn valley, at its junction with the Wipp valley, which provides access to the Brenner Pass some 30 km (18.6 mi) to the south.

Major results

2006
1st Mountains classification Tour de Luxembourg (2.HC)
2nd National Time Trial Championships
4th National Road Race Championships
4th Overall Tour of Austria (2.HC)
1st Mountains classification
2007
2nd Overall Tour of Austria (2.HC)
1st Stage 3
3rd National Road Race Championships
4th Overall Giro del Trentino (2.1)
6th Rund um den Henninger (1.HC)
2008
1st Overall Tour of Austria
7th Overall Tour du Luxembourg
2010
1st Mountains classification Tour Down Under
2011
4th Overall Tour of Austria
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
2012
7th Overall Tour of Austria

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References

  1. 1 2 "Rohregger returns to studies and leaves cycling". Cyclingnews.com . Future plc. 29 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  2. "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
  3. Challis, Sam (October 2018). "A journey to Höll". Cyclist: The thrill of the ride. 079: 60–75.

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