The team
André Greipel
(Germany)
16/07/1982
Cologne
Maried
1m83
78
156
Victories
14
Years of experience
His profile

Before the start of the 2019 season, Andre Greipel weighs 155 wins, 11 stage victories on Tour de France, three German title and a world championship podium. At 36, Andre arrives in our team to continue to surprise. His goal? Win and bring his experience to his new outfit. The active rider with the most victories, he is appreciated by his team mates and the staff, always finding a word of encouragement in French

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In 20 questions

Who got you into cycling ?

I did it myself (laughter)

Your first bike ?

A Diamant !

Best memory from 2018 ?

My two stage wins at the Tour Down Under

What has made the greatest impression on you in cycling, from any period? 

Jan Ullrich winning the 1997 Tour de France

What do you most like about your profession ?

Sprints and rest days

What has cycling brought to your life?

The pleasure to be outside, riding in nature

Your favourite race ?

Tour Down Under

Your nickname in the peloton ?

The Gorilla of Rostock

Your closest friend in cycling ?

Marcel Sieberg

If you weren’t a pro rider, what would you be doing ? 

I would travel a lot

Your interests outside of cycling ?

My family and barbecues 

Your favourite movie ?

Rocky movies, Bud Spencer and Terrence Hill movies 

Most famous personality in your phone book ?

Jan Ullrich

Your favourite meal ?

Barbecue

Your career will have been successful if…

I win races every year

What does Brittany mean to you ?

A new experience, the opportunity to discover a new culture

Your favourite sportsperson ?

Muhammad Ali