Alexandre
Balmer

all rounder
Brief info

Date of birth: 4th May 2000 (21)
Nationality: Swiss
Joins Team BikeExchange: 2022
New Contract: 2022 & 2023

A former U23 Swiss time trial champion and junior mountain bike world champiom, Alexandre Balmer will make the step up into the WorldTour peloton in 2022.

The 21-year-old has already shown his talents across various disciplines, winning the gold medal at junior level at the Cross-Country MTB World Championships and the European MTB Championships in 2018. In the same year Balmer also took the silver medal in the Junior European Road Race before narrowly missing out on a medal at the Junior Road Race World Championships, finishing in fourth place.

Top Results:
- 1st 2021 Alpes Isere Tour – Youth Classification
- 1st 2020 Switzerland Time Trial Championships – U23
- 2nd 2021 Ronde de l’Isard stage
- 3rd 2021 Giro del Belvedere
- 5th 2019 Switzerland Time Trial Championships – U23
- 11th 2021 Tour de Vendee
- 1st 2018 European Championships XCO - Junior
- 1st 2018 Mountain Bike World Championships - Team Relay Cross Country
- 1st 2018 Mountain Bike World Championships - Men's Olympic Cross Country - Junior
- 2nd 2018 UEC Road European Championships - Junior
- 1st 2018 Switzerland Time Trial Championships - Junior
- 1st 2018 Switzerland Road Race Championships – Junior
- 1st 2017 Switzerland Time Trial Championships – Junior