Tanel Kangert

Tanel Kangert

Personal information
Full name Tanel Kangert
Born (1987-03-11) 11 March 1987
Vändra, Estonia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb; 10.2 st)
Team information
Current team Astana
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2007 AG2R Prévoyance (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2008–2009 Ag2r–La Mondiale
2011– Astana
Major wins

Stage races

Abu Dhabi Tour (2016)

One-Day Races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2008, 2010, 2013)
National Road Race Championships (2012)
Infobox last updated on
23 October 2016

Tanel Kangert (born 11 March 1987 in Vändra) is an Estonian road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTour team Astana.[1] After the 2009 season, he was sacked by his team, Ag2r–La Mondiale, because of a knee injury that nearly ended his career.

Career achievements

Major results

1st Overall Course de la Paix
3rd Overall Liège-La Gleize
1st National Under-23 Road Race Championships
1st Overall Tour du Gevaudan
1st Stage 3
2nd Kreiz Breizh Elites
3rd Riga Grand Prix
7th World Under-23 Time Trial Championships
10th Coppa Placci
1st National Time Trial Championships
4th Boucles de l'Aulne
1st National Time Trial Championships
1st Overall Tartu GP
1st National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 9 Tour de Suisse
1st National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
5th Grand Prix of Aargau Canton
6th Overall Tour de Suisse
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
5th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
9th Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana
1st Overall Abu Dhabi Tour
1st Stage 3
2nd Overall Giro del Trentino
1st Stages 1 (TTT), 3 & 4
6th Vuelta a Murcia
9th Road Race, Olympic Games

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro - 26 13 13 23
Yellow jersey Tour - - - 20 22 26
red jersey Vuelta 64 - 11 WD - -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


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