- 1. | Trofeo Piva – general classification
- 1. | Coppa della Pace – general classification
- 1. | Int. Österreich-Rundfahrt-Tour of Austria – mountains classification
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Georg Zimmermann makes the jump up to the WorldTour with CCC Team in 2020 after spending the last part of the 2019 season as a stagiaire with the Polish team.
The German rider has already raced against WorldTour teams in the past and has demonstrated maturity beyond his 21 years of age after spending the past four years racing with Continental teams. Zimmermann showed his great talent and potential, most recently by winning the King of the Mountain jersey at Int. Österreich-Rundfahrt-Tour of Austria, where he raced against his new teammates, and with victories at Trofeo Piva and Coppa della Pace last year.
I knew I wanted to be a professional cyclist when…
When I finished school and had to start thinking about my next step and a job or industry I would like to be involved in, I said to myself that I would like to try to be a professional cyclist. I was 18 years old and after four years of trying I am here and I’m very happy about it.
My greatest racing memory is…
At Trofeo Piva in 2018, I made a huge tactical mistake and I missed out on the win in the final kilometer because of this. I went back to this race in 2019 and after the disappointment of the year before and knowing not to make the same mistake again, I won. This was a really nice and special moment for me as after such a big disappointment, I was able to turn it around and achieve one of the biggest results of my career so far. This one race is now connected to two different emotions for me.
The race I dream of winning is…
A stage of the Tour de France.
If I wasn’t a professional cyclist, I would be…