Boeckmans at the 2015 Grand Prix de Denain
|Full name||Kris Boeckmans|
13 February 1987|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||72.5 kg (160 lb)|
|2007||CLC Team Ingelmunster|
Infobox last updated on|
31 July 2016
Born in Malle, Boeckmans has competed as a professional since the second half of the 2009 season, competing for the Silence–Lotto team as a stagiaire. He joined Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator for the start of the 2010 season, remaining with the team until the end of 2011, when he joined the Vacansoleil–DCM squad for the 2012 season. Boeckmans made his Grand Tour début at the 2012 Tour de France, where he was earmarked as one of the squad's main sprint contenders, along with Kenny van Hummel; Boeckmans took his first top ten placing on stage 4, when he finished eighth on the stage.
After two years with Vacansoleil–DCM, Boeckemans left the team at the end of the 2013 season, to join Lotto–Belisol. He started the 2015 Vuelta a España. However, on the eighth stage, he was involved in a large crash: he was drinking from a bidon and hit a hole in the road, falling hard to the ground. According to Cyclingnews.com, he suffered "facial trauma and fractures, a concussion, broken ribs and a punctured lung" and was placed into an induced coma. He was kept in the coma for over a week and was eventually discharged around four weeks after the crash, following major facial surgery in Belgium.
- 2nd Zellik–Galmaarden
- 1st Provincial Under-23 Road Race Championships
- 1st GP Stad Vilvoorde
- 1st Stage 1b Vuelta a Navarra
- 5th Overall Tour de Berlin
- 1st Stage 1
- 7th ZLM Tour
- 1st European Under-23 Road Race Championships
- 1st Overall Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
- 1st Stage 2b
- 1st Schaal Sels-Merksem
- 1st Stage 2 Vuelta a Navarra
- 2nd Overall Ronde van Antwerpen
- 1st Stages 1a (ITT) & 3
- 2nd Brussel–Zepperen
- 2nd Paris–Tours Espoirs
- 3rd Provincial Under-23 Road Race Championships
- 4th GP Raymond Impanis
- 5th Kattekoers
- 1st Stage 5 Ster Elektrotoer
- 2nd Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
- 1st Stage 3
- 2nd Nokere Koerse
- 7th Scheldeprijs
- 8th Omloop van het Waasland
- 8th Nationale Sluitingsprijs
- 9th Wanzele-Lede
- 10th Dwars door Drenthe
- 10th Grand Prix de Denain
- 3rd Münsterland Giro
- 4th Puivelde Koerse
- 6th Sparkassen Giro Bochum
- 9th Omloop Gemeente Melle
- 2nd Le Samyn
- 2nd Nokere Koerse
- 2nd Le Samyn
- 5th Schaal Sels-Merksem
- 6th Halle–Ingooigem
- 1st Le Samyn
- 1st Nokere Koerse
- 1st Overall Tour de Picardie
- 1st Stages 1 & 3
- 1st Overall World Ports Classic
- 1st Points classification
- 1st Stage 2
- 3rd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
- 5th Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
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- "Vacansoleil-DCM Pro Cycling Team (VCD) – NED". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 16 January 2013.
- "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
- "Boeckmans seriously injured in Vuelta a Espana crash". Cyclingnews.com. 29 August 2015. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
- "Vuelta a Espana: Kris Boeckmans in induced coma after crash". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
- "News shorts: Boeckmans out of hospital, Moscon to Team Sky". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 24 September 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
- "Jungels wins Étoile de Bessèges in final time trial". cyclingnews.com. 8 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
- "Boeckmans wins stage 1 at Étoile de Bessèges". cyclingnews.com. 5 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
Media related to Kris Boeckmans at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Vacansoleil-DCM profile
- Kris Boeckmans profile at Cycling Archives
- Cycling Quotient profile