Jan ‘Syuk’ Tratnik is a professional cyclist for Team Bahrain Victorious. He is a leader for classics and one-day races as well as a skilled domestique for the team. He is a specialist time-trialist, having won prologue at the Tour de Romandie, two national time trial championships, as well as scored several top 10 placements in the WT races.
His crowning achievement is a win in Stage 16 of Giro d’Italia 2020.
Jan started his professional cycling career in 2007. Across the past 13 years, he reached great results at all levels of international competition, all the way to the stage victory in the Grand Tour.
But the hunt for new triumphs continues in 2021 and beyond!
It was on October 20th 2020 that the dreams came true as Jan won Stage 16 of Giro d’Italia. After over 50km of solo ride, Jan won on the final climb a mere stone-throw away from his native Slovenia.
First World Tour victory for Jan was won on April 30th, 2019 at Tour de Romandie. It was a prologue to the race, meaning Jan not only won the Stage, but also won Yellow Jersey for the day!