Nathan Van Hooydonck

Nathan Van Hooydonck
Grotenberge (Zottegem) - Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Beloften, 4 juli 2015 (B009).JPG
Van Hooydonck in 2015.
Personal information
Full nameNathan Van Hooydonck
Born (1995-10-12) October 12, 1995 (age 27)
Gooreind, Wuustwezel
Team information
Current teamTeam Jumbo–Visma
Amateur team
2015–2017BMC Development Team
Professional teams
2014Bissell Development Team
2017–2020BMC Racing Team[1]
2021–Team Jumbo–Visma

Nathan Van Hooydonck (born 12 October 1995) is a Belgian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma.[2][3]

In August 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Vuelta a España.[4] In 2021 he entered his second edition of the Vuelta, his first riding for Team Jumbo-Visma. He rode in support of Primož Roglič, who won the race. He was named to the team for the 2022 Tour de France and ended up playing an important role. Between Roglič, Vingegaard and van Aert fighting for stage wins, jerseys and the Tour de France itself, Van Hooydonck was one of the domestiques doing whatever was asked of him for the team. He had to leave the race just two stages before the end, due to a personal matter beyond his control.[5]

He is the son of former professional cyclist Gino and the nephew of two-time Tour of Flanders winner Edwig Van Hooydonck.

Major results

2nd Road race, National Junior Road Championships
3rd Ronde van Vlaanderen Juniores
4th Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
6th Time trial, UCI Junior Road World Championships
1st Overall Keizer der Juniores
2nd Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2nd Paris–Roubaix Juniors
3rd La Philippe Gilbert
3rd Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
4th Overall GP Général Patton
4th Ronde van Vlaanderen Juniores
7th Overall Course de la Paix Juniors
National Under-23 Road Championships
1st MaillotBélgica.PNG Road race
2nd Time trial
3rd Overall Olympia's Tour
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
8th Paris–Tours Espoirs
2nd Kernen Omloop Echt-Susteren
3rd Overall Ronde de l'Oise
1st Jersey pink.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 4
3rd Chrono Champenois
4th Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
4th Circuit de Wallonie
5th Time trial, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
5th Omloop Het Nieuwsblad Beloften
6th Internationale Wielertrofee Jong Maar Moedig
9th Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
5th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
4th Overall Dubai Tour
7th Gent–Wevelgem

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2019 2020 2021 2022
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF
A red jersey Vuelta a España 114 82
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ "Valter completes CCC Team's 2020 roster". Future plc. 25 November 2019. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Jumbo-Visma". Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2021. Retrieved 2 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Van Hooydonck signs for Jumbo-Visma". Future plc. 21 August 2020. Retrieved 21 August 2020.
  4. ^ "2019: 74th La Vuelta ciclista a España". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 23 August 2019.
  5. ^ McGrath, Andy (23 July 2022). "Nathan Van Hooydonck abandons Tour de France before stage 20 due to 'family circumstances': Jumbo-Visma domestique's departure leaves team of race leader Jonas Vingegaard down to five riders". Velo News by Outside Magazine. Retrieved 29 July 2022.

External links

  • Nathan Van Hooydonck at ProCyclingStats
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