Andreas Walzer

Andreas Walzer ( born May 20, 1970 in Homburg ) is a former German racing driver and current sports director of a cycling team.

Sports career

Waltzer was at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona Olympic champion in track four in the Team Pursuit, 1991 Waltz won the world title in the team pursuit. In addition, he was Vice World Champion in road and rail as well as four times German champion in the time trial.

Andreas Walzer could retract 1987-1999 a total of eleven German championship title. In 1994, he won the race around the old town of Nuremberg. Furthermore him get stage wins at the Lower Saxony, Hessen, Bayern, Rheinland -Pfalz Tour and the Sachsen-Tour.

Internationally Andreas Walzer was successful, so he won, among other things Stages in the Tour de Liège, Tour de la Region Wallonne, the Tour de Langkawi and a stage and the overall classification at the OZ- Wieler Weekend in the Netherlands and the Tour de Moselle in France.

After sports

Because of a chronic myocarditis had to end his career with 31 years Waltz in 2001. He then worked ten years during the Tour de France and the Tour of Germany as a cycling expert at the ARD.

Waltz home team is the " Radler friends Homburg ", where he supervised young talents. In 2008 he also took over the Bundesliga 's U-23 team of FC Rheinland-Pfalz/Saar Mainz, where he coordinated and the club as sports director took the racing operation, especially the U -23 Bundesliga team. In September 2009, he moved in the same function for MLP cycling team from Wiesloch, which merged the 2014 season with the team mountain road - Jenatec.

After ending his active cycling career completed waltz a business degree. From 2001 to 2012 worked waltz Christian Youth Village (CJD ) in Homburg as Director of Administration. Since May 2012, the company Canyon Bicycles is his employer in Koblenz and is responsible for the care of the racers of the Katusha Radsporteams, the Topeak Ergon Racing Team and Triathlon teams and their material.

Andreas Walzer has been married since 1998, living in Homburg and has two children.