Anthony Charteau

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Anthony Charteau
Anthony Charteau - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full name Anthony Charteau
Born (1979-06-04) 4 June 1979 (age 36)
Nantes, France
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Break away specialists/Climber
Professional team(s)
2001–2005 Bonjour
2006–2007 Crédit Agricole
2008–2009 Caisse d'Epargne
2010–2013 Bbox Bouygues Telecom
Major wins
Tour de Langkawi (2007)
King of the Mountains, Tour de France[1]

Anthony Charteau (born 4 June 1979 in Nantes) is a French former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2001 and 2013.[2] His biggest career victory was winning the Mountains classification in the Tour de France in the 2010 edition, which was his major breakthrough. He also won the Tropicale Amissa Bongo stage race in Gabon for three years in a row from 2010 to 2012.[3]

Charteau retired at the end of the 2013 season, after thirteen seasons as a professional.[2]

Palmares[edit]

2005
1st, Stage 6, Volta a Catalunya
2006
1st, Polynormand
2007
1st Overall, Tour de Langkawi
1st, Stage 3
2nd, Paris–Camembert
3rd, Tour du Limousin
2010
1st Overall, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st, Stage 4
1st Jersey polkadot.svg King of the Mountains, Tour de France[1]
2011
1st Overall, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st, Stage 2, Route du Sud
3rd, Boucles de l'Aulne
2012
1st Overall, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
2013
1st Stage 4, Tour de Normandie
9th Overall, Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Charteau seals Tour mountains title". colnago.cyclingnews.com. Future Publishing Limited. July 23, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Anthony Charteau to retire three years after winning Tour de France polka dot jersey". BSkyB. 6 August 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  3. ^ Kevin Sanchez (April 30, 2012). "Cycling / Tropicale Amissa Bongo : Two Africans on the final podium". Retrieved May 8, 2012. 

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