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Historic Overview Levi Leipheimer

Rider

Overall Rank153
NameLevi LEIPHEIMER
Country
  United States
Date of birth24-Oct-1973 - Butte (Montana)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Levi Leipheimer

Levi Leipheimer (born October 24, 1973) is an American former professional road racing cyclist. He was twice US national champion, winning the time trial title in 1999 and the road race in 2007, and is an Olympic medalist. Leipheimer was born and raised in Butte, Montana and resides in Santa Rosa, California. He is the patron of the widely attended King Ridge GranFondo, a mass participation ride in Sonoma County.

Leipheimer's major career accomplishments include winning the 2007, 2008 and 2009 editions of the Tour of California, the 2011 Tour de Suisse and the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. His Grand Tour results include 2nd in the 2008 Vuelta a España, and 4th in the 2009 Giro d'Italia. Leipheimer won the bronze medal in the time trial at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced in October 2012 that Leipheimer would be suspended for his involvement in doping while riding for Saturn, U.S. Postal Service, Rabobank, Gerolsteiner and Astana. Leipheimer accepted a 6-month ban from September 1, 2012 to March 1, 2013 and was stripped of all race results from June 1, 1999 to July 30, 2006, and July 7 to 29, 2007. (This included his third-place finish in the 2007 Tour.)

In May 2013, Leipheimer confirmed his retirement from professional cycling following the termination of his contract with Omega Pharma-Quickstep.

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Badges

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Major Victories

Dauphiné Libéré 2006
Tour de Suisse 2011
Tour of California 2007, 2008, 2009
Deutschland Rundfahrt 2005
Route du Sud 2002
Vuelta a Castilla y León 2009
USA Pro Challenge 2011
Tour de France - stages 2007 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 2008 (2)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 2008 (1)
Tour of California - stages 2006 (1), 2007 (2), 2008 (1), 2009 (1), 2011 (1)
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 2005 (1), 2006 (1)
Route du Sud - stages 2002 (1)
Vuelta a Castilla y León - stages 2009 (1)
Tour de l'Eurométropole / Circuit Franco-Belge - stages 2000 (1)
Setmana Catalana - stages 2004 (1)
USA Pro Challenge - stages 2011 (2)
More results

Seasons

Levi Leipheimer - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1995 F.S. Maestro - Frigas 8 863
2. 1997 Comptel Data Systems - Colorado Cyclist 35 602
3. 1998 Saturn 42 571
4. 1999 Saturn Cycling Team 131 375
5. 2000 US Postal Service 167 355
6. 2001 US Postal Service 1252 34
7. 2002 Rabobank 835 59
8. 2003 Rabobank 597 106
9. 2004 Rabobank 1226 38
10. 2005 Gerolsteiner 1480 20
11. 2006 Gerolsteiner 1334 26
12. 2007 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team 1734 14
13. 2008 Astana 2067 9
14. 2009 Astana 1121 34
15. 2010 Team RadioShack 918 46
16. 2011 Team RadioShack 1132 37
17. 2012 Omega Pharma - Quickstep 509 143
Overall: 14588 153