Historic Overview Olaf Ludwig

Rider

Overall Rank389
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
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1992
G.P. de Fourmies 1992
4 Jours de Dunkerque 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)
Vuelta a Murcia - stages 1991 (1)
Driedaagse De Panne - stages 1990 (1), 1996 (1)
Tour of Britain - stages 1994 (1)
Tour of Ireland - Nissan Classic - stages 1990 (1), 1991 (2)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1992 (1), 1993 (1), 1994 (1), 1996 (1)
More results

Seasons

Olaf Ludwig - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1990 Panasonic - Sportlife 1116 31
2. 1991 Panasonic - Sportlife 1980 7
3. 1992 Panasonic - Sportlife 1912 8
4. 1993 Telekom 1536 13
5. 1994 Telekom 943 40
6. 1995 Team Deutsche Telekom 422 110
7. 1996 Team Deutsche Telekom 586 77
8. 1997 Team Deutsche Telekom 1 844
Overall: 8496 389