Dominique Cornu

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Dominique Cornu
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Personal information
Full name Dominique Cornu
Born (1985-10-10) 10 October 1985 (age 29)
Beveren, Belgium
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current team Sunweb-Napoleon Games
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Time triallist
Amateur team(s)
Bodysol-Win for Life-Jong Vlaanderen
Professional team(s)
2007 Predictor-Lotto
2009 Quick Step
2010 Skil-Shimano
2011–2013 Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator
2014– Sunweb-Napoleon Games
Infobox last updated on
6 February 2014

Dominique Cornu (born 10 October 1985 in Beveren) is a Belgian road and track cyclist from Flanders, currently riding for UCI Continental team Sunweb-Napoleon Games.[1] He specializes in the time trial discipline.

At the 2006 World Cycling Championship he was crowned Under-23 Time Trial World Champion.[2] He had previously won the Junior Belgian Time Trial Championship in 2003 and 2004, and in 2005 he became the Belgian Under-23 time trial Champion. Cornu is also an accomplished track cyclist, winning the Individual Pursuit at the 2006 Belgian Track Cycling Championships.[3] In addition to Cornu's time trialing skills he is also a promising cobblestone rider, having won the Under-23 edition of the prestigious Omloop "Het Volk" cycling classic in 2006.

Cornu left Topsport Vlaanderen-Baloise at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Sunweb-Napoleon Games for the 2014 season.[1]

Achievements[edit]

2003
1st National Junior Time Trial Championships
2004
1st National Junior Time Trial Championships
1st Grand Prix des Nations U23
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Vlaams-Brabant
2005
1st National Under-23 Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 2 Tweedaagse van de Gaverstreek
1st overall in Berliner Rundfahrt (U23)
2nd U23 European Time Trial Championship
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Vlaams-Brabant
2006
1st World Under-23 Time Trial Championships
1st National Under-23 Time Trial Championships
National Track Championships
1st Individual Pursuit
2nd Track time trial
3rd Points race
3rd U23 European Time Trial Championship
1st Omloop Het Volk (U23)
1st Prologue Ronde van Antwerpen
2008
1st Stage 4 Giro del Capo
2010
2nd Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Overall Young rider classification
1st Stage 4 (ITT)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dominique Cornu tekent voor Sunweb-Napoleon Games" [Dominique Cornu signs for Sunweb-Napoleon Games]. SportWereld–Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch) (Corelio). Belga. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013. 
  2. ^ A dream comes true for Cornu, cyclingnews.com
  3. ^ Dominique Cornu profile at Cycling Archives

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