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Andreas Kappes (23 December 1965 – 31 July 2018)

Today, Andreas Kappes has passed away at the age of 52. He suffered an allergic reaction to an insect bite. Kappes won one Giro stage and was very successful on the track.

Andreas Kappes
Born: 23 December 1965, Bremen (DUI)
Died: 31 July 2018

Teams
1987 – Toshiba – Look – La Vie Claire
1988 – Toshiba
1989 – Toshiba
1990 – Toshiba
1991 – Histor – Sigma
1992 – Telekom
1993 – Mecair – Ballan
1994 – Trident – Schick
1995 – Refin – Cantina Tollo
1996 – Refin – Mobilvetta / P.S.V. Köln
1997 – P.S.V. Köln
1998 – Team Gerolsteiner
1999 – Agro Adler Brandenburg
2000 – Agro Adler Brandenburg
2001 – Agro Adler Brandenburg
2005 – König – Pilsener Team
2007 – Target – Exist – Spiuk

Wins
19.04.1986 – Niedersachsen Rundfahrt, stage 9B: Peine – Hanover
09.02.1987 – Ruta del Sol, stage 5: Cabra – Jaen
10.08.1987 – Coors Classic, stage 4: San Francisco – San Francisco
12.08.1987 – Coors Classic, stage 6B: Sacramento – Sacramento
06.03.1988 – Paris-Nice, prologue: Paris – Paris T.T.T.
12.03.1988 – Paris-Nice, stage 6A: Mandelieu – Nice
29.05.1988 – Giro d’Italia, stage 7: Campitello Matese – Avezzano
14.06.1988 – GP du Midi-Libre, stage 1B: Montpellier – Saint-Christol-les-Ales
10.01.1989 – Six Days of Bremen
21.02.1989 – Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, stage 1: Altea – Altea
28.03.1989 – Paris-Camenbert
19.05.1989 – Tour de Picardie, stage 1
21.05.1989 – Tour de Picardie, stage 3B
21.05.1989 – Tour de Picardie
20.06.1989 – Tour de Suisse, stage 7: Arosa – Bellinzona
21.06.1989 – Tour de Suisse, stage 8: Bellinzona – Tasch
26.10.1989 – Six Days of Dortmund
09.11.1989 – Six Days of Munich
13.06.1990 – Euskal Bizikleta, stage 1: Eibar – Getxo
27.12.1990 – Six Days of Köln
01.01.1991 – Six Days of Köln
15.01.1991 – Six Days of Bremen
23.01.1991 – Six Days of Stuttgart
17.02.1991 – Trofeo Luis Puig
22.02.1991 – Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana, stage 4: Sagunto – Vall de Uxo
02.03.1991 – Omloop Het Volk
12.03.1991 – Paris-Nice, stage 3: Cusset – Saint-Etienne
09.04.1991 – Vuelta al Pais Vasco, stage 2: Andoain – Vitoria
12.11.1991 – Six Days of Munich
14.01.1992 – Six Days of Bremen
13.01.1993 – Six Days of Stuttgart
18.01.1994 – Six Days of Bremen
24.04.1994 – Berner Rundfahrt
07.05.1994 – Quatre Jours de Dunkerque, stage 4: Dunkerque
16.06.1994 – Tour de Suisse, stage 3: Thun – Jona
21.07.1995 – Hofbrau Cup, stage 2: Waiblingen – Waiblingen
19.11.1995 – Six Days of Ghent
02.01.1996 – Six Days of Köln
09.07.1996 – Rheinland-Pfalz Rundfahrt, stage 7: Bad Nuenahr – Simmern
17.09.1996 – Hessen Rundfahrt, stage 2: Michelstadt – Hanau
25.09.1996 – GP Guillaume Tell, stage 1: Lenzerheide – Lenzerheide
14.01.1997 – Six Days of Bremen
22.01.1997 – Six Days of Stuttgart
03.07.1997 – Rheinland-Pfalz Rundfahrt, stage 1A: Koblenz – Simmern
04.01.1998 – Six Days of Köln
12.04.1998 – Ster van Brabant
15.12.1998 – Six Days of Leipzig
12.01.1999 – Six Days of Berlin
27.01.1999 – Six Days of Stuttgart
01.06.1999 – Deutschland Tour, stage 5: Dortmund – Koblenz
09.11.1999 – Six Days of Munich
18.01.2000 – Six Days of Bremen
26.01.2000 – Six Days of Stuttgart
05.11.2002 – Six Days of Dortmund
18.10.2003 – European Championship, Madison
20.01.2004 – Six Days of Stuttgart

Major results
World Championship: 1987/17, 1988/50, 1989/24, 1990/8, 1991/49, 1993/13, 1994/46
Giro d’Italia: 1987/26, 1988/DNF, 1992/121, 1993/124, 1995/106
Tour de France: 1988/110, 1989/96, 1990/136, 1991/65, 1992/128
Milano-Sanremo: 1987/102, 1988/22, 1989/26, 1990/11, 1991/10, 1993/137, 1995/109
Ronde van Vlaanderen: 1988/68, 1989/64, 1990/18, 1991/61, 1993/93, 1994/27
Paris-Roubaix: 1990/21
Liege-Bastone-Liege: 1989/94, 1990/46
Giro di Lombardia: 1989/11, 1990/38, 1991/91
Amstel Gold Race: 1988/72, 1990/7
Paris-Tours: 1989/17, 1990/5, 1991/37, 1996/24
Fleche Wallonne: 1988/5, 1989/18, 1991/57

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Track Cycling World Cup 2019/2020 announced

The UCI has announced the Track Cycling World Cups for the season 2019/2020.

Calendar World Cup Track Cycling 2019-2020
1-3 Nov | Minsk | BLR
8-10 Nov | Glasgow | GBR
29 Nov – 1 Dec | Hong Kong | HKG
6-8 Dec | Cambridge | NZL
13-15 Dec | Brisbane | AUS
24-26 Jan | Milton | CDN

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Freddie Eugen (4 February 1941 – 8 June 2018)

On the age of 77, Freddie Eugen has passed away. The Dane was a pro cyclist between 1961 and 1969. In 1963 he won a stage in the Tour de Suisse. On the track, he won nine six-days, seven with Palle Lykke Jensen and two with Leandro Faggin.

Freddie Eugen
Born: 4 February 1941, Copenhagen (DEN)
Died: 8 June 2018, Zürich (SUI)

Teams
1961 – Crescent
1962 – Torpedo – Continental
1963 – Torpedo / Tigra – Meltina / Mercier – BP – Hutchinson
1964 – Flandria – Romeo / Tigra – Meltina
1965 – Flandria – Romeo
1966 – Individual
1967 – Caballero (from 1 Sep)
1968 – Caballero – Wielersport
1969 – Caballero

Wins
1961 – National Championship – Pursuit
17.06.1963 – Tour de Suisse, stage 6: Lesa Diablerets – Burgdorf
12.12.1963 – Six-days of Munster (Palle Lykke Jensen)
25.09.1965 – Six-days of Montreal (Leandro Faggin)
30.11.1965 – Six-days of Munster (Palle Lykke Jensen)
14.05.1966 – Six-days of Montreal (Leandro Faggin)
13.12.1967 – Six-days of Amsterdam (Palle Lykke Jensen)
03.10.1967 – Six-days of Montreal (Palle Lykke Jensen)
06.12.1967 – Six-days of Zurich (Palle Lykke Jensen)
23.09.1967 – Six-days of London (Palle Lykke Jensen)
18.01.1968 – Six-days of Berlin (Palle Lykke Jensen)
26.08.1969 – Odense

Major results

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Six stage wins for Mareczko in Tour du Maroc

Jakub Mareczko has won six stages in the Tour du Maroc. The last time that a rider won 6 or more stages in a UCI-race is also Mareczko in Tour of Taihu Lake 2015.

Six or more stage wins in a UCI-race since 2000
2018 | Tour du Maroc | 2.2 | Jakub Mareczko | ITA | 6
2015 | Tour of Taihu Lake | 2.1 | Jakub Mareczko | ITA | 7
2013 | Tour of Hainan | 2.HC | Theo Bos | NED | 6
2013 | Tour of Qinghai Lake | 2.HC | Sacha Modolo | ITA | 6
2012 | Tour de Langkawi | 2.HC | Andrea Guardini | ITA | 6
2011 | Vuelta al Uruguay | 2.2 | Dario-Raul Diaz | ARG | 6
2009 | Tour de France | GT | Mark Cavendish | GBR | 6
2008 | Tour of Hainan | 2.1 | Boris Shpilevski | RUS | 6
2006 | Vuelta a Venezuela | 2.2 | Gil Cordoves Perez | CUB | 7
2006 | Tour du Cameroun | 2.2 | Bakhtiyar Mamyrov | KAZ | 6
2004 | Giro d’Italia | GT | Alessandro Petacchi | ITA | 9
2004 | Vuelta a Venezuela | 2.5 | Gil Cordoves Perez | CUB | 7
2003 | Giro d’Italia | GT| Alessandro Petacchi | ITA | 6
2002 | Giro d’Italia | GT | Mario Cipollini | ITA | 6

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Glaetzer breaks world record on kilometre

Matthew Glaetzer has won the kilometre at the Commonwealth Games in a new world record at sea level. The Australian captures gold in a time of 59,340 and that is 0,119 faster than Jeffrey Hoogland’s world record. Hoogland did ride his world record during the World Championships at Apeldoorn earlier this year.