Historic Overview Dag Otto Lauritzen

Rider

Overall Rank915
NameDag Otto LAURITZEN
Country
  Norway
Date of birth12-Sep-1956 - Grimstad (Aust Agder)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Dag Otto Lauritzen

Dag Otto Lauritzen (born 12 September 1956) is a retired Norwegian professional cyclist. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he won a bronze medal in the individual road race. He was the first Norwegian to win a stage of the Tour de France, which he did on Bastille Day in 1987 at Luz Ardiden. Over his career he rode the Tour de France eight times.

Lauritzen began cycling to recuperate from a military parachuting injury, and switched careers from police officer to cyclist. He won the Norwegian National Road Race Championship in 1984 and the Norwegian National Time Trial Championship in 1990.

He is now a cycling commentator on Norwegian TV station TV 2.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

Major Victories

Rund um den Henninger Turm 1987
Tour of Norway 1992
Tour de France - stages 1987 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1993 (1)
Driedaagse De Panne - stages 1993 (1)
Tour of Norway - stages 1992 (3)
Tour of Britain - stages 1993 (1)
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Seasons

Dag Otto Lauritzen - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1984 Peugeot - Shell - Michelin 41 483
2. 1985 Peugeot - Shell - Michelin 183 260
3. 1986 Peugeot - Shell - Michelin - Velo Talbot 432 133
4. 1987 7-Eleven - Hoonved 1020 34
5. 1988 7-Eleven 716 68
6. 1989 7-Eleven - American Airlines 605 84
7. 1990 7-Eleven - Hoonved 464 126
8. 1991 Motorola 330 175
9. 1992 Motorola 451 123
10. 1993 TVM - Bison Kit 521 88
11. 1994 TVM - Bison Kit 271 196
Overall: 5034 915