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
Personal information
Full nameTom Boonen
Born (1980-10-15) 15 October 1980 (age 43)
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 teams
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)
Medal record
Men's road bicycle racing
Representing  Belgium
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Madrid Road Race
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Doha Road Race
Representing Template:Cycling data EQS (2012, 2014)
Template:Cycling data EQS (2015)
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Valkenburg Team Time Trial
Silver medal – second place 2015 Richmond Team Time Trial
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Ponferrada Team Time Trial
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2015 : Niki Terpstra (2), Ian Stannard (1) & Tom Boonen (3).

References

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  1. "Omega Pharma-Quick-Step Cycling Team (OPQ) – BEL". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 4 January 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2013.