Jörg Jaksche

Jörg Jaksche
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Jaksche at the 1999 Paris–Tours
Personal information
Full nameJörg Armin Jaksche
Born (1976-07-23) 23 July 1976 (age 42)
Fürth, Germany
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
1997–1998Team Polti
1999–2000Team Telekom
2001–2003ONCE–Eroski
2004Team CSC
2005–2006Liberty Seguros–Würth
2007Tinkoff Credit Systems
Major wins
Paris–Nice (2004)

Jörg Armin Jaksche[1] (born 23 July 1976 in Fürth) is a German former road bicycle racer.

Biography

Jaksche has been cycling professionally since 1997, racing for the teams Polti (1997–1998), Team Telekom (1998–2000), ONCE (2001–2003), CSC (2004), Liberty Seguros-Würth/Astana (2005–2006) and Tinkoff Credit Systems in 2007.

In 2004, he won the Tour Mediterranean and the Paris–Nice race.

In the 2005 Tour de France, Jaksche finished 16th overall, the best result of his six participations in the Tour. He had been 18th at the 1998 Tour de France and 17th at the 2003 Tour de France.

At the 2006 Tour de Suisse, Jaksche finished on the podium with a third-place finish.

Jaksche is now living in Sydney, Australia studying a Master of International Business at the University of New South Wales.

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