List of career achievements by Fabian Cancellara

This is a list of career achievements by Fabian Cancellara , a Swiss form professional racing cyclist . During his career career, Cancellara was known for being a quality time trialist , [1] a classics specialist, and a workhorse for his teammates who had general aspirations. Cancellara achieved great successes in the classics ; He won Paris-Roubaixthree times, Milan-San Remo once, and the Tour of Flanders three times. Cancellara won the opening of the Tour de France five days and led the race for 29 days total, [2] the most of any rider to not win the Tour. [3] His success Was not limited to just time trials and classics, as he has won the general classification of the Tirreno-Adriatico , Tour of Switzerland , and the Tour of Oman .

In 2008, he won gold in the individual time trial and silver in the men’s road race at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, he won Olympic gold in the individual time trial for the second time in his career. In addition, Cancellara was a world champion four times in his career. [3] His success Was not limited to just time trials and classics, as he has won the general classification of the Tirreno-Adriatico , Tour of Switzerland , and the Tour of Oman . In 2008, he won gold in the individual time trial and silver in the men’s road race at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, he won Olympic gold in the individual time trial for the second time in his career. In addition, Cancellara was a world champion four times in his career. [3] His success Was not limited to just time trials and classics, as he has won the general classification of the Tirreno-Adriatico , Tour of Switzerland , and the Tour of Oman . In 2008, he won gold in the individual time trial and silver in the men’s road race at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, he won Olympic gold in the individual time trial for the second time in his career. In addition, Cancellara was a world champion four times in his career. he won gold in the individual time trial and silver in the men’s road race at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, he won Olympic gold in the individual time trial for the second time in his career. In addition, Cancellara was a world champion four times in his career. he won gold in the individual time trial and silver in the men’s road race at the Summer Olympics. In 2016, he won Olympic gold in the individual time trial for the second time in his career. In addition, Cancellara was a world champion four times in his career.

Career highlights

2006
  • Cancellara wins Paris-Roubaix , the first Swiss rider to do so since Heiri Suter in 1923. [4]
2007
  • After two previous prologue stage wins in 2004 and earlier in the 2007 edition , Cancellara wins his first road stage at the Tour de France, out-sprinting the sprinters in the peloton into Compiègne . [2]
2008
  • Cancellara wins his second classic monument at Milan-San Remo , breaking away from the leading group in the final kilometers. [5]
  • Cancellara wins the gold medal in the road time trial event of the Olympics in Beijing , finishing over half a minute de son Closest rival. [6]
2009
  • Cancellara wins two of the three individual trials at the Vuelta a España , holding the race leader’s gold jersey for five days. [7] [8]
  • Cancellara wins a record-equalling third world championship on home soil in Mendrisio . Winning the gold medal by almost a minute and a half, Cancellara free-wheeled the final 200 meters saluting the crowd. [9]
2010
  • Cancellara drops Tom Boonen on the Muur van Geraardsbergen , en route to victory at the Tour of Flanders . By the way of the Tour of Flanders , Cancellara became the twelfth cyclist to win the opening three Monuments of the Cycling Year – Milan-San Remo , Tour of Flanders, and the Paris-Roubaix – in a career. [10]
  • Matching his compatriot Heiri Suter’s feat from 1923, Cancellara follows up his Tour of Flanders victory with success at Paris-Roubaix . [11]
  • Cancellara sets a new record for world time trial titles, with his fourth coming in Geelong, Australia . [12]
2012
  • During the Tour de France , Cancellara sets a new record for most days spent in the yellow jersey of the general classification leader, overpassing René Vietto ‘s tally of 26 days. [13]
2013
  • As he did in 2010, Cancellara wins both the Tour of Flanders and Paris-Roubaix . [14] [15]
2014
  • Cancellara wins a four-rider sprint to win his second consecutive Tour of Flanders . His third victory in the race, [16] and a seventh Monument overall, also made him the sixth rider to achieve the feat.
2016
  • Cancellara wins Strade Bianche , a race that includes sectors of gravel roads similar to the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix , for the third time. As a result of his success, a sector of the gravel roads was named in his honor. [17]
  • Cancellara takes its tenth victory at the Swiss National Time Trial Championships in Martigny . [18]
  • Cancellara wins the gold medal in the road event of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro , finishing 47 seconds of his closest rival. [19] This was his 75th and final professional win.

Career achievements

Major results

Road
1997
2nd Road Race, European Youth Summer Olympic Days
2nd Road race , National Novice Road Championships
1998
1st Time trial , UCI Junior Road World Championships
1999
1st Time trial , UCI Junior Road World Championships
1st Time trial , National Junior Road Championships
1st Overall Peace Race Juniors
2000
1st Time Trial , National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Gran Premio Palio del Recioto
2nd Time trial, UCI Road World Under-23 Championships
4th Time trial, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
10th Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
2001
1st Overall Tour of Rhodes

1st Prologue
2nd Time trial , National Road Championships
2nd Grand Prix Eddy Merckx (with Michael Rogers )
2nd Duo Norman (with Michael Rogers )
5th Berner Rundfahrt
2002
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st Overall GP Erik Breukink

1st Stage 3b
1st Overall Tour of Rhodes

1st Prologue
1st Grand Prix Eddy Merckx (with László Bodrogi )
1st ZLM Tour
1st Stage 1a ( ITT ) Tour of Austria
1st Stage 3 ( ITT ) Ytong Bohemia Tour
2nd Chrono des Herbiers
6th Overall Circuit des Mines
7th Berner Rundfahrt
8th Stausee-Rundfahrt Klingnau
8th Grand Prix of the Nations
9th Time trial, UCI Road World Championships
9th CSC Classic
2003
Tour of Romandie

1st Points classification
1st Prologue
1st Prologue Tour of Switzerland
1st Stage 4 ( ITT ) Tour of Belgium
1st Stage 6 ( TTT ) Mediterranean Tour
4th Overall Ronde van Nederland

1st Young rider classification
7th Overall Three Days of De Panne
9th Overall Deutschland Tour
9th Grand Prix of the Nations
2004
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
Tour de France

1st Prologue
Held after Prologue
1st Stage 1 Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
1st Stage 4 ( ITT ) Tour of Luxembourg
1st Stage 4 Tour of Qatar
4th Overall Three Days of De Panne
4th Paris-Roubaix
4th Firenze-Pistoia
8th Time trial , UCI Road World Championships
9th Time trial , Olympic Games
2005
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st Stage 4 Paris-Nice
1st Stage 5 ( ITT ) Setmana Catalana de Ciclisme
2nd Overall Tour de Luxembourg

1st Stage 3b ( ITT )
3rd Time Trial , UCI Road World Championships
4th Gent-Wevelgem
4th HEW Cyclassics
7th Chrono des Herbiers
8th Paris-Roubaix
2006
1st Time trial , UCI Road World Championships
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st Overall Danmark Rundt

1st Stages 2 & 5 ( ITT )
1st Paris-Roubaix
1st Stage 1 ( ITT ) Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 5 ( ITT ) Tirreno-Adriatico
1st Stage 1 ( TTT ) Vuelta a España
2nd LuK Challenge Chrono (with Fränk Schleck )
5th Züri-Metzgete
6th Tour of Flanders
6th Gent-Wevelgem
2007
1st Time trial , UCI Road World Championships
National Road Championships

1st Time trial
2nd Road race
Tour de France

1st Prologue & Stage 3
Held from Stages 1-6
Tour of Switzerland

1st Prologue & Stage 9 ( ITT )
1st Stage 2 ( TTT ) Deutschland Tour
2nd E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
2008
Olympic Games

1st Time trial
2nd Road race
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st Overall Tirreno-Adriatico

1st Stage 5 ( ITT )
1st Milan-San Remo
1st Monte Paschi Eroica Strade Bianche
Tour of Switzerland

1st Points classification
1st Stages 7 & 9
1st Stage 20 ( ITT ) Tour de France
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 1 ( TTT ) Tour of Poland
2nd Paris-Roubaix
4th Overall Tour of California

1st Prologue
2009
UCI Road World Championships

1st Time trial
5th Road race
1st Road race , National Road Championships
1st Overall Tour of Switzerland

1st Points classification
1st Stages 1 ( ITT ) & 9 ( ITT )
Tour de France

1st Stage 1 ( ITT )
Held from Stages 1-6
Vuelta a España

1st Stages 1 ( ITT ) & 7 ( ITT )
Held from Stages 1-4 & 7
1st Prologue Tour of California
2010
1st Time trial , UCI Road World Championships
1st Overall Tour of Oman
1st Paris-Roubaix
1st Tour of Flanders
1st E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
Tour de France

1st Prologue & Stage 19 ( ITT )
Held for Stages 1, 3-6
1st Stage 1 ( ITT ) Tour of Switzerland
2011
1st Road race , National Road Championships
1st E3 Harelbeke
Tour of Switzerland

1st Stages 1 ( ITT ) & 9 ( ITT )
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 7 ( ITT ) Tirreno-Adriatico
1st Stage 1 ( TTT ) Vuelta a España
2nd Milan-San Remo
2nd Paris-Roubaix
UCI Road World Championships

3rd Time trial
4th Road race
3rd Tour of Flanders
5th Montepaschi Strade Bianche
6th Overall Tour of Oman
2012
National Road Championships

1st Time trial
3rd Road race
1st Strade Bianche
Tour de France

1st Prologue
Held from Stages 1-6
1st Stage 7 ( ITT ) Tirreno-Adriatico
2nd Milan-San Remo
7th Time trial , Olympic Games
7th Overall Tour of Qatar
10th Overall Tour of Oman
2013
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st E3 Harelbeke
1st Tour of Flanders
1st Paris-Roubaix
1st Stage 7 ( ITT ) Tour of Austria
1st Stage 11 ( ITT ) Vuelta a España
UCI Road World Championships

3rd Time trial
10th Road race
3rd Milan-San Remo
4th Strade Bianche
2014
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st Tour of Flanders
2nd Milan-San Remo
3rd Paris-Roubaix
5th Overall Dubai Tour
6th Strade Bianche
9th E3 Harelbeke
2015
1st Stage 2 Tour of Oman
1st Stage 7 ( ITT ) Tirreno-Adriatico
Tour de France

Held after Stage 2
7th Trofeo Playa de Palma
7th Milan-San Remo
2016
1st Time trial , Olympic Games
1st Time trial , National Road Championships
1st Strade Bianche
1st Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana
1st Stage 3 ( ITT ) Volta ao Algarve
1st Stage 7 ( ITT ) Tirreno-Adriatico
1st Stage 1 ( ITT ) Tour of Switzerland
2nd Tour of Flanders
4th E3 Harelbeke
4th Gent-Wevelgem
6th Trofeo Pollença
7th Overall Dubai Tour

criterions

2006
1st Schellenberg Rundfahrt
2007
1st Wiesbauer Rathauskriterium
1st Gala Tour de France
3rd Profronde Stiphout
2009
1st Profronde van Wateringen
2010
1st Criterium Aalst
3rd Natourcriterium Roeselare
2011
2nd Sykkelfestival Kristiansand
2014
2nd GP Stad Kortrijk
2016
1st GP Stad Kortrijk
1st Internationaal Criterium van Bavikhove

Monuments results timeline

Monuments results timeline
Monument 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Milan-San Remo 25 110 1 17 2 2 3 2 7 31
Tour of Flanders 73 42 62 6 53 23 WD 1 3 WD 1 1 2
Paris-Roubaix WD 4 8 1 19 2 49 1 2 1 3 40
Liège-Bastogne-Liège Did not influence exertions
Giro di Lombardia
Classics results timeline
Classic 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 75 13
Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne 12
Strade Bianche Race did not exist 1 10 5 1 4 6 19 1
E3 Harelbeke 37 16 1 1 22 1 9 DNF 4
Gent-Wevelgem 11 12 4 6 62 67 85 DNF 49 13 DNF 38 4
Brabantse Pijl DNF
Amstel Gold Race 53 64
The Flèche Wallonne Did not influence exertions
Scheldeprijs DNF 158 DNF 121 111

DNF = Did not finish
– = Did not compete

Major championships timeline

Event 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
 Olympic Games Time trial Not Held 9 Not Held 1 Not Held 7 Not Held 1
Road race WD 2 106 34
 World Championships Time trial 15 9 18 8 3 1 1  – 1 1 3  – 3  –  –  –
Road race  – 148 WD WD 123 31 WD  – 5 50 4  – 10 11  –  –
 National Championships Time trial 2 1  – 1 1 1 1 1  –  –  – 1 1 1  – 1
Road race  – 12  – 8  –  – 2  – 1  – 1 3 13 14 5 16

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
 Giro WD WD WD
 Tower 109 128 100 64 88 121 119 WD WD WD WD
 Vuelta WD WD WD WD WD WD WD

Awards

  • Bike of Gold : 2010 [20]

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