Historic Overview Steven Kruijswijk
Steven Kruijswijk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈsteːvə(ŋ) ˈkrœysˌʋɛik]; born 7 June 1987) is a Dutch road bicycle racer, who rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma. Kruijswijk is best known for his strong ability in the mountains where he has taken his greatest success; he has taken two professional victories during his career – a stage win at the 2011 Tour de Suisse, and the general classification at the 2014 Arctic Race of Norway.
He has finished in the top 5 of all three Grand Tours, and was very close to winning the 2016 Giro d'Italia but lost the lead when he crashed into a snow bank on the penultimate mountain stage. He reached the podium for the first time in a Grand Tour when he placed 3rd overall in the 2019 Tour de France finishing 1:31 behind overall winner Egan Bernal.