• Oakley's Edvald Boasson Hagen/Team Sky Win Opening Time Trial At Tour Of Qatar

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    Posted about 4 years ago by Erin Edwards

    Oakley’s Edvald Boasson Hagen defied strong winds to take the yellow jersey on the opening day of the Tour of Qatar as his Sky Team won Sunday’s 8.2 kilometre team time trial. The 22-year-old rider crossed the finish line in a time of nine minutes, 41 seconds. Boasson Hagen’s Spanish team mate Juan Antonio Flecha won the silver jersey while Britain’s Geraint Thomas, also of Sky, was the fastest young rider.

Edvald Boasson Hagen

Cycling : Tour of Qatar 2013 / Stage 1
Date of Birth:
May 17, 1987
Hometown:
Lillehammer, Norway
Sponsors:
Team Sky, Adidas, IG Markets, Pinarello, Gatorade, Shimano, Oakley

Career Highlights

    • 2009: 1st- Gent-Wevelgem
    • 2009: 1st- Overall Eneco Tour of Benelux: 1st Stage 6 and 7, 1st Points Classification
    • 2009: 1st- Stage 1 Team Time Trial Giro d'Italia
    • 2009: 1st- Stage 7 Giro d'Italia
    • 2009: 1st Overall- Tour of Britain: 1st Stage 3-6, 1st Points Classification
    • 2009: 3rd Overall- Tour de Pologne
    • 2007-2010: Norwegian National Time Trial Champion
    • 2010 1st- Stage 7 Critérium du Dauphiné
    • 2010: 2nd Overall- Tour of Oman: 1st Stage 3 & 6, 1st Points Classification and Best young Rider
    • 2011: 2X Stage Wins, Tour de France
    • 2011: Tour of Oman - 2nd overall; 2nd Stage 4, 3rd Stage 2
    • 2011: Bayern-Rundfahrt - 1st Stage 1, 3rd Stage 2, 3rd Stage 4, 3rd Stage 5,
    • 2011: Criterium du Dauphine - 2nd Stage 4, 3rd Stage 3, 55th overall
    • 2012: 1st, Stage 2 - Volta ao Algarve
    • 2012: 1st, Sprint Classification - Tour Down Under
    • 2012: 1st, Stage 3 - Tirreno-Adriatico
    • 2012: 1st, Stage 3 - Critérium du Dauphiné
    • 2013: 1st - Tour of Norway