Historic Overview Olaf Ludwig

Rider

Overall Rank398
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, Bezirk Gera) 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

Badges

3

Major Victories

Amstel Gold Race 1992
G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1991
Dwars door Vlaanderen 1992
Rund um den Henninger Turm 1994
Olympic Games Road Race 1988
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1992
4 Jours de Dunkerque 1992
G.P. de Fourmies 1992
Tour de l'Avenir 1983
Wyścig Pokoju / Závod Míru / Friedensfahrt 1982, 1986
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)
Vuelta a Murcia - stages 1991 (1)
Driedaagse De Panne - stages 1990 (1), 1996 (1)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1992 (1), 1993 (1), 1994 (1), 1996 (1)
Tour of Britain - stages 1994 (1)
Tour of Ireland - Nissan Classic - stages 1990 (1), 1991 (2)
Tour de l'Avenir - stages 1982 (1), 1983 (4)
Wyścig Pokoju / Závod Míru / Friedensfahrt - stages 1980 (4), 1981 (5), 1982 (5), 1983 (5), 1984 (4), 1986 (7), 1987 (2), 1988 (4), 1989 (2)
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Seasons

Olaf Ludwig - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1980 Individual 0 1042
2. 1981 Individual 0 1094
3. 1982 Individual 0 1170
4. 1983 Individual 0 1156
5. 1984 Individual 0 1299
6. 1985 Individual 0 1431
7. 1986 Individual 0 1267
8. 1987 Individual 0 1296
9. 1988 Individual 0 1316
10. 1989 Individual 0 1460
11. 1990 Panasonic - Sportlife 1117 33
12. 1991 Panasonic - Sportlife 1984 7
13. 1992 Panasonic - Sportlife 1910 9
14. 1993 Telekom 1545 13
15. 1994 Telekom 952 40
16. 1995 Team Deutsche Telekom 430 111
17. 1996 Team Deutsche Telekom 594 78
18. 1997 Team Deutsche Telekom 1 871
Overall: 8533 398