September 14, 2017

Information about Primož Roglič

Personal facts

About him

  • Cyclist and ski jumper
  • Born October 29, 1989
  • Trbovlje, Slovenia
  • 1.77 m (5 feet 10 inches)
  • 65 kg (143 pounds)

Accomplishments in cycling

Victories

  • Winner of the general classification of the Volta ao Algarve, Portugal: 2017.
  • Winner of the National Championships of Slovenia – Time trial: 2016.
  • Winner of the general classification of the Tour of Slovenia: 2015.
  • Winner of the general classification of the Tour d’Azerbaïdjan: 2015.
  • Winner of the Croatia-Slovenia one-day race: 2014.

Stage won

  • Winner of stage 17 (La Mure/Serre-Chevalier) du Tour de France: 2017.
  • Winner of the prologue of the Ster ZLM Toer, Netherlands: 2017.
  • Winner of stage 5 (time trial) of the Tour de Romandie, Switzerland: 2017.
  • Winner of stage 4 and 6 (time trial) of the Tour of the Basque Country: 2017.
  • Winner of stage 9 (time trial) of the Giro d’Italia: 2016.
  • Winner of stage 5 of the Tour of Qinghai Lake, China: 2015.
  • Winner of stage 3 of the Tour of Slovenia: 2015.
  • Winner of stage 2 of the Tour d’Azerbaïdjan: 2015.
  • Winner of stage 2 of the Tour d’Azerbaïdjan: 2014.

Olympic Games

  • He participated in one Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016) by representing Slovenia.

Accomplishments in ski jumping

Victories

  • Winner of the Junior World Ski Jumping Championships in Tarvisio, Italy: 2007.
  • Winner of the Continental Cup in Iron Mountain, United States: 2007.
  • Winner of the Continental Cup in Planica, Slovenia: 2006.

Cycling facts

Specialties

  • Climber and time trial.

Teams

  • Adria Mobil and Team LottoNL-Jumbo.

World ranking

  • During the interview (June 19, 2017), he was ranked 30th in the world ranking and 17th in the World Tour of the Union cycliste internationale (UCI).

Ski jumping fact

Longest jump

  • 183 meters (600 feet) in Oberstdorf, Germany in 2011.