Pim Ligthart

Pim Ligthart

Personal information
Full name Pim Ligthart
Born (1988-06-16) 16 June 1988
Hoorn, the Netherlands
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
Current team Lotto–Soudal
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 KrolStonE Continental Team
2010–2013 Vacansoleil
2014– Lotto–Belisol
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (2011)
Infobox last updated on
16 March 2014

Pim Ligthart (born 16 June 1988 in Hoorn) is a Dutch professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Lotto–Soudal.[1]

Ligthart joined Lotto–Belisol for the 2014 season, after four seasons with Vacansoleil–DCM.[1]

Career achievements


2nd National Novice Championships, Individual pursuit
National Junior Championships
2nd Scratch race
3rd Points race
3rd Individual pursuit
National Championships
1st Points race
1st Scratch
2nd Madison (with Jeff Vermeulen)
2nd World Junior Track Championships, Madison
National Championships
1st Points race
2nd Scratch
3rd Madison
1st National Under-23 Championships, Omnium
European Under-23 Championships
2nd Points race
2nd Madison
3rd Overall UIV Cup
1st Munich
1st Copenhagen World Cup, Points race
European Under-23 Championships
2nd Scratch
2nd Madison
National Championships
2nd Scratch
2nd Madison (with Jeff Vermeulen)
2nd Six Days of Tilburg
3rd Copenhagen World Cup, Madison
3rd Six Days of Rotterdam
1st Six Days of Amsterdam (with Michael Mørkøv)


2nd Overall Kroz Istru
1st Stage 2
2nd Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
1st Hel van Voerendaal
1st Intexstore Race Venhuizen
1st Stage 2 Tour de Moselle
3rd Circuit des 2 Provinces
5th GP des Marbriers
2nd ZLM Tour
3rd La Côte Picarde
3rd Boucles Catalanes
6th Arno Wallaard Memorial
1st National Road Race Championships
1st Hel van het Mergelland
3rd Clásica de Almería
5th Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Young rider classification
8th GP Beeckman-De Caluwé
3rd Overall Tour de Wallonie
6th Clásica de Almería
7th Hel van het Mergelland
1st Stage 5 Ster ZLM Toer
5th Volta Limburg Classic
10th Clásica de Almería
1st Mountains classification Paris–Nice
Vuelta a España
Combativity award Stages 5, 6 & 19
9th Overall Tour de Wallonie
1st Grand Prix Cycliste la Marseillaise[2]
1st Stage 1a Vuelta a Andalucia
1st Mountains classification Danmark Rundt
2nd Binche–Chimay–Binche
10th Paris–Tours
10th Overall Étoile de Bessèges[3]
2nd Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
4th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race[4]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro - - 161 - - 126
Yellow jersey Tour - - - - - -
red jersey Vuelta 108 126 - 127 - -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress

See also


  1. 1 2 Atkins, Ben (6 September 2013). "Pim Ligthart transfers to Lotto Belisol, says he is looking forward to a Belgian team". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
  2. "Ligthart wins Grand Prix La Marseillaise". cyclingnews.com. 1 February 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.
  3. "Jungels wins Étoile de Bessèges in final time trial". cyclingnews.com. 8 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  4. Woodpower, Zeb (31 January 2016). "Solo ride from Peter Kennaugh lands Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race victory". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 31 January 2016.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Niki Terpstra
Dutch National Road Race Champion
Succeeded by
Niki Terpstra

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