Full name: Michael Anthonie Boogerd
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: May 28, 1972 in Den Haag, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Affiliations: Rabobank, (NED)
Michael Boogerd rode for Rabobank (although it had two earlier names) his entire professional career, which lasted from 1996-2006. He twice placed in the top 10 at the Tour de France with a best finish of fifth in 1998. Boogerd was best known for his strength in the spring classics, placing on the podium multiple times. His best year was 1999 when he won the Amstel Gold Race and Paris-Nice. He was especially strong at the Amstel Gold, placing on the podium from 2002-06, finishing second in 2002-05 and third in 2006. He also placed third at Liège-Bastogne-Liège in 2005. Boogerd was Dutch National Champion in 1997-98 and 2006.
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