Damien Monier

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Damien Monier
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Personal information
Full name Damien Monier
Born (1982-08-27) August 27, 1982 (age 31)
Clermont-Ferrand, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current team Bridgestone Anchor
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2003 Cofidis (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2004–2012
2013–
Cofidis
Bridgestone Anchor
Major wins
1 Stage Giro d'Italia
Infobox last updated on
27 March 2014

Damien Monier (born August 27, 1982 in Clermont-Ferrand) is a French professional road bicycle racer for UCI Continental team Bridgestone Anchor. He became a professional rider in 2004, and after seven years with the Cofidis team, he won his first race, the 17th stage of the 2010 Giro d'Italia from Bruneck to Peio.[1] In January 2012, he was hit by a car while training in France, knocking him unconscious and fracturing his skull.[2] In November 2012, he signed to ride the 2013 season with the Japanese team Bridgestone Anchor.[3]

Palmares[edit]

2003
1st France Pursuit, French National Track Championships – U23
2004
3rd, French National Track Championships
2005
1st France Pursuit, French National Track Championships
2010
1st Stage 17 Giro d'Italia
2013
1st Tsugaike Kogen
2nd Overall Tour de Hokkaido
3rd Overall Tour of Japan
4th Overall Azerbaijan International Cycling Tour
6th Overall Tour de Guadeloupe
9th Overall Tour de Kumano
2014
4th Criterium International de Setif
5th Overall Tour International de Setif
7th Overall Tour International de Constantine
1st Stage 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kogoy, Peter (27 May 2010). "Frenchman Damien Monier claims first stage win in Giro d'Italia". The Australian (News Limited). Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cofidis rider Monier struck by car while training". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). 21 January 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Damien Monier signe chez Bridgestone-Anchor". VeloRacingNews. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 

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