Fredrik Kessiakoff

Fredrik Kessiakoff

Fredrik Kessiakoff in June 2015
Personal information
Full name Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff
Born (1980-05-17) May 17, 1980
Nacka, Sweden
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Mountain biking (former)
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2000–2002 Crescent
2004 Siemens-Cannondale
2007 Cannondale-Vredestein
2008 Full Dynamix-IT
2009 Fuji–Servetto
2010 Garmin–Transitions
2011–2014 Astana
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 stage (2012)

Stage races

Tour of Austria (2011)
Infobox last updated on
1 January 2014

Fredrik Carl Wilhelm Kessiakoff (born May 17, 1980) is a Swedish former professional road bicycle racer.[1] Kessiakoff turned to road racing in 2009, having had a successful career as a professional mountain biker for many years, winning the Swedish national championship 4 times, and finishing third at the 2006 World Mountain biking championships. He twice represented Sweden at the Olympics. Kessiakoff retired in 2014.[2]

Career achievements

Major results

Mountain biking

1st Swedish Championships U23
1st Overall Swedish Cup
2nd Swedish Championships
1st Swedish Championships
1st World Cup Marathon, Falun, Sweden
1st Sunshine Cup, Cyprus
4th World Championships
2nd Absa Cape Epic (with Christoph Sauser)
1st Swedish Championships
1st Nordic Championships
1st Overall Bundesliga, Germany
1st Int Italia, Nalles, Italy
3rd Team Relay European Championships
3rd World Championships
4th European Championships
1st World Cup Final
1st Swedish Championships
3rd European Championships
4th World Championships
1st Sunshine Race, Cyprus
1st Swedish Championships
5th World Championships
7th European Championships

Road racing

4th Overall Tour de Langkawi
6th GP Lugano
6th Giro dell'Emilia
9th Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Overall Tour of Austria
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 11 (ITT) Vuelta a España
1st Stage 7 (ITT) Tour de Suisse
Tour de France
Held King of the Mountains jersey from stage 8 to 10 and stage 12 to 16.
2nd Giro dell'Emilia
3rd Milano–Torino
5th UCI World Time Trial Championship
9th Overall Tour du Haut-Var
10th Giro di Lombardia

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Pink jersey Giro 50 - - - 90 -
Yellow jersey Tour - - - 40 WD -
red jersey Vuelta 72 - 34 61 - -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


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