Historic Overview Jaan Kirsipuu

Rider

Overall Rank495
NameJaan KIRSIPUU
Country
  Estonia
Date of birth17-Jul-1969 - Tartu (Tartumaa)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Jaan Kirsipuu

Jaan Kirsipuu (born 17 July 1969 in Tartu) is a retired Estonian road bicycle racer, living in Estonia. He spent the majority of his career riding under the management of Vincent Lavenu, initially joining Lavenu's Chazal–Vanille et Mûre team as a stagiaire and staying with the squad in its various incarnations for 12 years, taking a total of 124 race wins for the team. Kirsipuu initially retired at the end of the 2006, but participated in the 2007 Estonian championship, becoming time trial champion for the sixth time. In 2008 he was the manager of Latvian UCI Continental cycling team Rietumu Banka - Rīga. In 2009 he joined Team Giant-Veoila. During his career Kirsipuu took over 130 professional wins. He retired again in 2012, and became a sporting director with the Astana team.

At his peak he was one of Estonia's top athletes and the first Estonian rider to win a stage in the tour de France. He dropped out of the Tour de France 12 times, which is the record. In spite of this, he won multiple stages and wore the yellow jersey for six days in 1999.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 2002
Paris - Nice - stages 1999 (1), 2000 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1999 (1), 2001 (1), 2002 (1), 2004 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1998 (1)

Seasons

Jaan Kirsipuu - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1992 Chazal 17 626
2. 1993 Chazal - Vetta - MBK 264 188
3. 1994 Chazal - MBK - König 129 301
4. 1995 Chazal - MBK - König 152 264
5. 1996 Petit Casino 246 197
6. 1997 Casino - C'est votre Equipe 439 119
7. 1998 Casino - Ag2r 706 70
8. 1999 Casino - Ag2R 973 51
9. 2000 Ag2r - Décathlon 617 90
10. 2001 Ag2r - Décathlon 731 71
11. 2002 Ag2r Prévoyance 531 116
12. 2003 Ag2r Prévoyance 588 101
13. 2004 Ag2r Prévoyance 758 73
14. 2005 Crédit Agricole 442 143
15. 2006 Crédit Agricole 163 349
16. 2009 Letua Cycling Team 23 864
17. 2010 CKT TMIT - Champion System 52 681
18. 2011 Champion System 47 745
19. 2012 Champion System Pro Cycling Team 5 1411
Overall: 6883 495