EDVALD BOASSON HAGEN

Date of birth: 17/05/1987

From: Rudsbygd, Norway

Team: Sky

Previous teams: Columbia-HTC (2008-2009); Maxbo Bianchi (2006-2007)

Edvald Boasson Hagen career profile

Edvald Boasson Hagen is perhaps one of the most formidable young cycling talents to have emerged in many years.

The Norwegian burst onto the scene in 2006, taking three stages of the Tour de l’Avenir, a race generally regarded as a crystal ball for future stars.

In 2007, he was the most successful cyclist in the entire peloton, with fifteen wins to his credit. By this point, he was already being talked about in reverential terms and was snapped up by High Road/Columbia in 2008.

It was in 2008 that Boasson Hagen really began to shine. He beat some of the worlds top time triallists at Critérium International and went on to take three stages in the Tour of Britain.

Well-suited to short stage races, time trials and the Classics, he won the 2009 Gent-Wevelgem and took fourth in the Eroica.

Along with a team time trial victory, Boasson Hagen took his first Grand Tour stage in the 2009 Giro d’Italia, and took four stage victories on the way to a crushing overall victory in the Tour of Britain.

The Team Sky rider has been tipped by Bradley Wiggins to be a Grand Tour champion in the future, something which he came closer to in 2011 by winning two stages of the Tour de France.

Edvald Boasson Hagen results

2013

Glava Tour of Norway; stage four

Glava Tour of Norway; overall

Glava Tour of Norway; points classification

Criterium du Dauphine; stage three

2012

Tour Down Under; points classification

Tour of the Algarve; stage two

Tour of the Algarve; points classification

Tirreno-Adriatico; stage three

Grand Prix Plouay

Glava Tour of Norway; stage four

Glava Tour of Norway; overall

Glava Tour of Norway; points classification

Glava Tour of Norway; best young rider

Criterium du Dauphine; stage three

National road race champion

Tour of Beijing; points classification

2011

Tour of Oman; points classification

Bayern Rundfahrt; stage one

Tour de France; stage six

Tour de France; stage 17

Eneco Tour; stage six

Eneco Tour; points classification

Eneco Tour; young riders’ classification

Eneco Tour; overall classification

2010

Tirreno-Adriatico; stage seven

Tour of Qatar; stage one TTT

Tour of Oman; stage three

Tour of Oman; stage six ITT

Tour of Oman; young riders’ classification

Tour of Oman; points classification

Criterium du Dauphine; stage seven

2009

Giro d’Italia; stage one (TTT)

Giro d’Italia; stage seven

ENECO Tour; stage six

ENECO Tour; stage seven

ENECO Tour; overall

Tour of Poland; stage four

Tour of Poland; stage six

Tour of Britain; overall

Tour of Britain; stage three

Tour of Britain; stage four

Tour of Britain; stage five

Tour of Britain; stage six

Tour of Britain; points classification

Ghent-Wevelgem

National time trial champion



2008


Critérium International; stage three

ENECO Tour; stage six

Tour of Britain; stage four

Tour of Britain; stage five

Tour of Britain; stage seven

Tour of Britain; stage sprints classification

Grand Prix de Denain

National time trial champion

2007

Paris-Corrèze; overall

Paris-Corrèze; stage one

Paris-Corrèze; stage two

Paris-Corrèze; points classification

Tour of Ireland; stage four

Tour de Bretagne; stage two

Tour de Bretagne; stage seven


Tour de Normandie; stage eight

Ringerike GP; overall

Ringerike GP; stage one

Ringerike GP; stage two

Ringerike GP; stage three

Ringerike GP; stage five

Istrian Spring Trophee; overall

Istrian Spring Trophee; prologue

National time trial champion

2006

Tour de l’Avenir; stage two

Tour de l’Avenir; stage five

Tour de l’Avenir; stage seven

Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour; stage four

Ringerike GP; stage three

Scandinavian Open Road Race

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