Christian Meier (cyclist)

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Christian Meier

Meier at the 2012 Japan Cup
Personal information
Full name Christian Meier
Born (1985-02-21) February 21, 1985
Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Team information
Current team Orica–BikeExchange
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
2005–2008 Symmetrics
2008–2010 Garmin–Chipotle–H30
2011 UnitedHealthcare
2012– GreenEDGE[1]
Major wins

One-day races and Classics

National Road Race Championships (2008)
Infobox last updated on
February 8, 2015

Christian Meier (born February 21, 1985) is a Canadian racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Orica–BikeExchange.[2] Meier has also previously ridden for team Symmetrics, Garmin–Chipotle–H30 and UnitedHealthcare.

Born in Sussex, New Brunswick,[3] Meier is descended from German restaurateurs who settled outside Sussex, Canada and he attended Sussex Regional High School.[4] His brother Michael succumbed to cancer in 2010.[5] He raced for GreenEDGE in 2012, competing in the Giro d'Italia in May, 2012 with his best showing on Day 11 in 15th place.[3]

In March 2015 Christian together with his wife Amber opened La Fabrica Girona, a coffee shop in their European home of Girona, Spain.[6]

Major results

1st National Under-23 Road Race Championships
2nd Overall Vuelta Chihuahua Internacional
2nd Overall Vuelta a El Salvador
7th U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
1st Sprints classification Tour of the Basque Country
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Tour de Beauce
3rd Overall Tour de Rock White
1st Road Race
3rd Omnium
8th Criterium
5th Japan Cup
Volta a Catalunya
1st Sprints classification
1st Special sprints classification
2nd National Time Trial Championships
3rd Overall Tour de Beauce
1st Mountains classification Bayern-Rundfahrt
1st Mountains classification Vuelta a La Rioja[7]
3rd National Time Trial Championships[8]
9th National Road Race Championships[9]


  1. "GreenEdge adds Impey, Meier". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. October 11, 2011. Retrieved January 1, 2012.
  2. "Orica-GreenEDGE (OGE) - AUS". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved January 3, 2014.
  3. 1 2 Christian Meier profile at Cycling Archives
  4. "Two Wheels, One Olympic Cycling Dream", via Pedal Magazine, March 2008
  5. Interview, VeloNews, January 18, 2010
  7. "Ewan wins Vuelta Rioja". 5 April 2015. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
  8. "Karol-Ann Canuel, Hugo Houle Earn First Canadian Time Trial Titles". Cycling Canada Cyclisme. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 8 October 2015.
  9. Jones, Rob (27 June 2015). "Boivin wins Canadian road race title". Retrieved 30 September 2016.

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