Thibau Nys
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Nys (2020)
Personal information
Full nameThibau Nys
Born (2002-11-12) 12 November 2002 (age 19)
Bonheiden, Belgium
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current teamBaloise Trek Lions[1]
DisciplineCyclo-cross
Road
RoleRider
Amateur team
2019–2020AA-Drink Jongerenteam
Professional team
2021–Baloise Trek Lions

Thibau Nys (born 12 November 2002) is a Belgian cyclist, who competes in cyclo-cross and road cycling. Nys is the son of Sven Nys, one of the most successful cyclo-cross riders of all time.[2]

Nys has followed in his father's footsteps and has started cyclo-cross from an early age on. He has already obtained three Belgian and one European cyclo-cross title in the youth categories. On 2 February 2020, he won the men's junior title at the 2020 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships. On 11 September 2021, he added the men's U23 European Road Race Championships in Trento.

Major results

Cyclo-cross

2018–2019
3rd Overall UCI Junior World Cup
1st Pontchâteau
2nd Tábor
Junior DVV Trophy
1st Flandriencross
1st Grand Prix Sven Nys
1st Krawatencross
Junior Superprestige
1st Vlaamse Aardbeiencross
2nd Noordzeecross
3rd Gieten
3rd Zonhoven
1st Junior Neerpelt
1st Junior Leuven
3rd
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UEC European Junior Championships
3rd National Junior Championships
Junior Brico Cross
3rd Ronse
2019–2020
1st
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UCI World Junior Championships
1st
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UEC European Junior Championships
1st
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National Junior Championships
1st
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Overall UCI Junior World Cup
1st Bern
1st Tábor
1st Duinencross
1st Citadelcross
1st Heusden-Zolder
1st Nommay
3rd Hoogerheide
1st Overall Junior Superprestige
1st Gieten
1st Gavere
1st Zonhoven
1st Diegem
1st Noordzeecross
3rd Ruddervoorde
Junior DVV Trophy
1st Urban Cross
1st Grand Prix Sven Nys
1st Krawatencross
Junior Ethias Cross
1st Vestingcross
2nd Eeklo
1st Junior Neerpelt
1st Junior Trek Cup
1st Junior Jingle Cross
2021–2022
Under-23 X²O Badkamers Trophy
1st Azencross
1st Grand Prix Sven Nys
1st Herentals
3rd Koppenbergcross
3rd Krawatencross
3rd
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UCI World Under-23 Championships
3rd
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UEC European Under-23 Championships

Road

2021
1st
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Road race, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Road race, National Under-23 Road Championships
6th Road race, UCI Road World Under-23 Championships

References

  1. ^ "Thibau Nys". Cyclocross24.com. Retrieved 29 January 2022.
  2. ^ Thibau Nys windt er geen doekjes om: “Ik wil elke wedstrijd winnen waar ik aan deelneem”, nieuwsblad.be, 24 oktober 2019