Maxime Monfort

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Maxime Monfort
Maxime Monfort TDPB 2013 (Cropping).jpg
Personal information
Full name Maxime Monfort
Born (1983-01-14) 14 January 1983 (age 31)
Bastogne, Belgium
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Team information
Current team Lotto-Belisol
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
2004–2005
2006–2008
2009–2010
2011–2013
2014–
Landbouwkrediet-Colnago
Cofidis
Team Columbia-High Road
Leopard Trek
Lotto-Belisol
Major wins

Stage races

Tour de Luxembourg (2004)
Bayern-Rundfahrt (2010)

One-day races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2009)
Infobox last updated on
2 January 2014

Maxime Monfort (born 14 January 1983 in Bastogne, Belgium) is a professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTour team Lotto-Belisol.[1] Previously riding for UCI ProTour teams Leopard Trek (and succeeding iterations RadioShack-Nissan[2] and RadioShack-Leopard; 2011–2013), Team Columbia-High Road (2009–2010), Cofidis (2006–2008), and Landbouwkrediet-Colnago (2004–2005), Monfort has won a verity of races including the Tour of Luxembourg in 2004, the Bayern-Rundfahrt in 2010, and the Belgian National Time Trial Championships in 2009. Monfort has also had top grand tour finishes including a 6th place finish in the 2011 Vuelta a Espana, and a 16th place finish in the 2012 Tour de France. He finished 14th in the 2013 Tour de France, marking his highest finish in the Tour.

Monfort left RadioShack-Leopard at the end of the 2013 season and joined Lotto-Belisol for the 2014 season.[1]

Notable results[edit]

2004
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Ronde van Nederland
2005
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification Étoile de Bessèges
2007
7th Overall Deutschland Tour
2008
4th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Vuelta al País Vasco
9th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
2009
1st MaillotBélgica.PNG National Time Trial Championships
4th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Eneco Tour
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
2010
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Bayern-Rundfahrt
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
5th Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal
8th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
2011
4th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
6th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
7th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
10th Overall Paris–Nice
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
2012
6th Overall Critérium International
7th Overall Paris–Nice
8th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
9th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
2013
4th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
10th Overall Eneco Tour

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Pink jersey Giro 33 14
Yellow jersey Tour 23 28 55 28 16 14
golden jersey Vuelta 11 6 16

WD = Withdrew; IN = In progress; DSQ = Disqualified

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Monfort joins Lotto Belisol from RadioShack". Cyclingnews.com (Future plc). 5 September 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews (Competitor Group, Inc.). 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 

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