MARCEL KITTEL


Nationality: GER
Birth date: 11-05-1988

Team History


2018: TEAM KATUSHA ALPECIN
2017: QUICK - STEP FLOORS
2016: ETIXX - QUICK STEP
2015: TEAM GIANT - ALPECIN

News

Marcel Kittel after withdrawing from BinckBank Tour: I'm not sure with what I'm struggling at the moment

Marcel Kittel (Katusha-Alpecin) has had to retire from the BinckBank Tour after not feeling well during the sixth stage of the race. Read more...

Marcel Kittel on Tour de France: A stage win is my goal, the sooner the better

Marcel Kittel (Katusha-Alpecin) has modest goals for the upcoming Tour de France. Read more...

Marcel Kittel about Rund um Köln: This is exactly what I need for the Tour de France

Marcel Kittel was slightly disappointed today with a fifth place in Rund um Köln. Read more...

Lauren Kitchen expects return to racing at GP de Plumelec-Morbihan

FDJ-Nouvelle Aquitaine-Futuroscope's Lauren Kitchen will miss the Tour of Chongming Island but hopes to return for the Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan. Read more...

Marcel Kittel skips Gent-Wevelgem

Marcel Kittel (Katusha-Alpecin) is not going to start in Gent-Wevelgem as was expected. The rider made the announcement on his Facebook page. Read more...

Marcel Kittel celebrates for the second time in Tirreno-Adriatico

Katusha-Alpecin's Marcel Kittel has won the sixth stage of Tirreno-Adriatico. The German was the fastest at the final sprint, beating Peter Sagan and Max Richeze. Read more...

Marcel Kittel victorious at Tirreno-Adriatico

Marcel Kittel of Katusha-Alpecin has won the second stage of Tirreno-Adriatico. The German beat Peter Sagan and Giacomo Nizzolo in the final sprint. Read more...

Marcel Kittel finds new motivation at Katusha-Alpecin

Katusha-Alpecin's Marcel Kittel is excited to continue his career at a new team, at which he expects to top his 2017 level. Read more...

Confirmed: Marcel Kittel leaves Quick-Step Floors for Katusha-Alpecin

German sprinter Marcel Kittel will continue his career at Katusha-Alpecin. The WorldTour formation announced the deal on Wednesday. Read more...

Marcel Kittel to be back in competition at BinckBank Tour

Quick-Step Floors will feature a mix of sprinters, cobblestone experts and puncheurs in its roster for the upcoming BinckBank Tour. Marcel Kittel will also return to action. Read more...

Marcel Kittel abandons Tour de France after crash

Marcel Kittel of QuickStep Floors has abandoned the Tour de France as result of a crash in the 17th stage. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: It can't get worse from here

German sprinter Marcel Kittel was in disbelief after winning yet another stage in this year's Tour de France, beating Dylan Groenewegen and Edvald Boasson Hagen for his fifth win. Read more...

Fifth victory for Marcel Kittel in Tour de France

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has taken his fifth victory at the 104th Tour de France. The rider crossed the finish line ahead of Dylan Groenewegen and Edvald Boasson Hagen. Read more...

Marcel Kittel breaks German record

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has taken his fourth victory in the 104th edition of the Tour de Francia and the 13th in his career. Read more...

Marcel Kittel sprints to victory in Tour de France stage 10

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has won the 10th stage of the Tour de France by beating his opposition with ease in a mass sprint. Read more...

Tour de France odds: So, what do the bookmakers say?

First the first rest day behind us, all eyes are back on the peloton today for the tenth stage of the Tour de France. But, what do bookmakers make of what has happened so far? Read more...

Finish photo needed as Marcel Kittel takes third win at Tour de France

Quick-Step Floors' Marcel Kittel has taken his third victory in the Tour de France. The final sprint was very tight and he got the win by millimeters over Edvald Boasson-Hagen. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: We can all be proud of this victory

QuickStep Floors sprinter Marcel Kittel powered to his second stage win in this year's Tour de France on Thursday. Read more...

Race Report: Marcel Kittel takes second victory at the Tour de France

Marcel Kittel (Quick-Step Floors) has won the sixth stage of the Tour de France. The German rider was the fastest at the final bunch sprint. Read more...

QuickStep's Brian Holm: Sprinters are all 110 percent idiots

QuickStep Floors Director Sportif Brian Holm believes that sprinters must be crazy to do what they do in chaotic finales in races like the Tour de France. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: This is a memory I will never forget

After winning the second stage of the 2017 Tour de France, Marcel Kittel praised the German fans for their enthusiasm during the first two days of this year's race. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins second stage at Tour de France

Quick-Step Floors' Marcel Kittel has won the second stage of the Tour de France. The German rider crossed the finish line ahead of Arnaud Demare and Andre Greipel. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: It makes me proud that my country is celebrating the sport again

Marcel Kittel put himself forward as a key candidate to take the Yellow Jersey in the coming stages after a strong performance in the opening time trial of the Tour de France. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: I am very happy and proud to be in Germany

Marcel Kittel is happy to be in his home country for the Grand Depart of the Tour de France, in which he wants to continue the good season he has had so far in 2017. Read more...

Quick-Step Floors to face Tour de France with three leaders

Quick-Step Floors have confirmed a squad for every terrain for the upcoming Tour de France. Marcel Kittel, Philippe Gilbert and Dan Martin will be the men to watch. Read more...

Ster ZLM Toer victory prepares Marcel Kittel for Nationals and Tour de France

With his victory at the last stage of the Ster ZLM Toer, Marcel Kittel got his 9th win of the season. The rider has shown to be ready for what is coming in the next few weeks. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins stage in Ster ZLM Toer, overall victory for Jose Goncalves

Marcel Kittel of QuickStep Floors has won the final stage of the Ster ZLM Toer. Katusha-Alpecin's Jose Goncalves secured the overall victory. Read more...

Ster ZLM Toer race commissaires: We acted in the spirit of the 3km rule

The commissaires of the Ster ZLM Toer acted in the spirit of the 3-kilometer rule when applying the winning time to the then race leader Primoz Roglic after a crash in stage 3. Read more...

Patrick Lefevere: Marcel Kittel should lead Ster ZLM Toer, not Roglic

QuickStep Floors boss Patrick Lefevere believes that Marcel Kittel should be wearing the leader's jersey at the Ster ZLM Toer, rather than current leader Primoz Roglic. Read more...

Marcel Kittel looking for clarity at QuickStep

German Marcel Kittel wants clarity from his current team QuickStep Floors regarding the future of the Belgian formation. Read more...

Fifth victory for Marcel Kittel at Scheldeprijs

Quick-Step Floors' Marcel Kittel has taken the victory at the Scheldeprijs. The German was the fastest in the final sprint in the Belgian city of Schoten. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins morning stage at De Panne

Marcel Kittel has taken the victory at the third stage of the Three Days of De Panne/Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde. Read more...

Marcel Kittel: I believed in this victory until the end

Marcel Kittel was extra motivated to get the victory at the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour after the crash he suffered on the first day. Read more...

Marcel Kittel victorious in Abu Dhabi Tour stage 2

Marcel Kittel of Quick-Step Floors has won the second stage of the Abu Dhabi Tour. The German came from a seemingly impossible position to beat Caleb Ewan in the sprint. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins stage and overall classification at Dubai Tour

Marcel Kittel of Quick-Step Floors has won the Dubai Tour for the second year in a row. The German took his third stage victory to confirm the overall win. Read more...

Kittel versus Grivko: Dubai Tour clash continues on social media

The hitting incident involving Marcel Kittel of Quick-Step Floors and Astana's Andrei Grivko continues on social media as the two riders offer different versions of the same story. Read more...

John Degenkolb wins stage 3 at Dubai Tour

John Degenkolb has earned his first win for Trek-Segafredo. The German defeated Reinardt Janse Van Rensburg of Dimension Data and Bahrain-Merida's Sonny Colbrelli. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins again in Dubai Tour

Marcel Kittel has won his second consecutive stage in the Dubai Tour and as such remains in the lead in the overall classification. Read more...

Marcel Kittel beats Groenewegen and Cavendish in Dubai Tour

Marcel Kittel of Quick-Step Floors has won the opening stage of the Dubai Tour. Dylan Groenewegen and Mark Cavendish complete the podium. Read more...

2017 WorldTour teams preview: Quick Step Floors

As the 2017 WorldTour season continues to edge closer, CyclingPub takes a look at all 18 top level teams. Today it's the turn of Quick Step Floors. Read more...

Kittel and Greipel: Severe asthma? Go to the Paralympics

German cyclists Marcel Kittel and Andre Greipel believe that people with severe asthma should compete in the Paralympics rather than forming part of the regular peloton. Read more...

Froome, Sagan, Kittel and Adam Yates confirmed for Saitama Criterium

Chris Froome, Peter Sagan, Marcel Kittel and Adam Yates are scheduled to take part in this year's Saitama Criterium in Japan, to be held on October 29. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins GP des Fourmies

Marcel Kittel of Etixx-Quick Step has won the 1.HC category GP de Fourmies. The German beat French top sprinters Nacer Bouhanni and Bryan Coquard to secure the victory. Read more...

German cyclists want scooters instead of motorbikes

Following the recent incidents involving motorbikes in cycling, a group of German riders suggests the use of scooters instead. Read more...

Marcel Kittel wins stage 4 in Tour de France

Marcel Kittel of Etixx - Quick-step has won the fourth stage of the 2016 Tour de France after beating Bryan Coquard of Direct Energie in a closely contested sprint. Read more...

Etixx - Quick-step manager: Everything we did was wrong

Etixx - Quick-Step team manager Patrick Lefevere is unhappy with the way his riders have managed the sprints in this Tour de France. Read more...

No shame in losing to Cavendish, says Kittel

German sprinter Marcel Kittel says that there is no shame in losing to Mark Cavendish, who won the opening stage of the Tour de France on Saturday. Read more...




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