Historic Overview Olaf Ludwig

Rider

Overall Rank348
NameOlaf LUDWIG
Country
  Germany
Date of birth13-Apr-1960 - Gera (Thuringen)
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Biography

Olaf Ludwig

Olaf Ludwig (born 13 April 1960 in Gera, Thuringia) is a former German racing cyclist. His career began at the SG Dynamo Gera / Sportvereinigung (SV) Dynamo. As an East German, he raced as an amateur until reunification of Germany allowed him to become professional with Panasonic team. As a sprinter, the highlight of his career was winning the points classification in the 1990 Tour de France. Other highlights include the Olympic road race in Seoul in 1988, a record 38 stage victories in the Peace Race, winning the Amstel Gold Race in 1992, and podium placings in the Paris–Roubaix. He also won the 1992 UCI Road World Cup. His sprinting rivals included Mario Cipollini, Wilfried Nelissen and Djamolidine Abdoujaparov.

In 1993 he joined Team Telekom, later T-Mobile Team. On retirement in 1996 he took up public relations for the team. He subsequently became principal team manager, but his involvement with the team finished at the end of 2006 .

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Amstel Gold Race 1992
Rund um den Henninger Turm 1994
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1992
G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1991
Dwars door Vlaanderen 1992
Tour de France - stages 1990 (1), 1992 (1), 1993 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1990 (1), 1991 (1), 1992 (2)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 1990 (3), 1996 (1)

Seasons

Olaf Ludwig - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1990 Panasonic 1040 35
2. 1991 Panasonic 1873 7
3. 1992 Panasonic 1876 8
4. 1993 T-Mobile/Telekom 1574 13
5. 1994 Telekom 928 40
6. 1995 Team Deutsche Telekom 437 110
7. 1996 Team Deutsche Telekom 581 76
8. 1997 Team Deutsche Telekom 1 841
Overall: 8310 348