Tom Boonen

Belgian road bicycle racer

Tom Boonen (pronounced [Boʊnən]; born 15 October 1980) is a Belgian road bicycle racer. He won the 2005 World Cycling Championship. Boonen is a member of the Deceuninck–Quick-Step team,[1] He is a sprinter.

Tom Boonen
Gent - Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, 28 februari 2015 (E04).JPG
Personal information
Full nameTom Boonen
Born (1980-10-15) 15 October 1980 (age 39)
Mol, Belgium
Height1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb; 12 st 13 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2002U.S. Postal Service
2003–2017Quick-Step–Davitamon
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
Points classification (2007)
6 individual stages (2004, 2005, 2007)
Vuelta a España
2 individual stages (2008)

Stage races

Tour of Belgium (2005)
Tour de Picardie (2004)
Tour of Qatar (2006, 2008, 2009, 2012)
World Ports Classic (2012)

One-day races and Classics

World Road Race Championships (2005)
National Road Race Championships (2009, 2012)
Tour of Flanders (2005, 2006, 2012)
Paris–Roubaix (2005, 2008, 2009, 2012)
E3 Harelbeke (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012)
Gent–Wevelgem (2004, 2011, 2012)
Scheldeprijs (2004, 2006)
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne (2007, 2009, 2014)
Dwars door Vlaanderen (2007)
Paris–Brussels (2012, 2016)
Münsterland Giro (2015)
London-Surrey Classic (2016)
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2015 : Niki Terpstra (2), Ian Stannard (1) & Tom Boonen (3).

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) – BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 9 January 2013.