Éric Boyer

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Eric Boyer
Eric BOYER (cropped).jpg
Boyer at the 1993 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Éric Boyer
Born (1963-12-02) 2 December 1963 (age 54)
Choisy-le-Roi, France
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1985 Renault–Elf[1]
1986-1988 Système U[1]
1989-1994 Z–Peugeot[1]
1995 Polti–Granarolo–Santini[1]
Major wins
3 stages Giro d'Italia
1 stage Tour de France (TTT)

Éric Boyer (2 December 1963) is a French former professional road bicycle racer.[2]

Boyer was born in Choisy-le-Roi. In the 1988 Tour de France, he finished in 5th place in the overall classification - the highest placed French finisher.[3] Boyer won a stage in the 1991 Giro d'Italia. After his cycling career, Boyer worked for television (including Eurosport and L'Equipe)[3] and newspapers. He was manager of the Cofidis team from 2005 until June 2012.[4] In addition he briefly served as president of the AIGCP from 2008 to 2009.[5][6]

Major results[edit]

1986
Antibes
Grand Prix de Rennes
Tour de France:
Winner stage 2 (TTT)[1]
1988
Meymac
Tour de France:
5th place overall classification
1990
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stages 2 and 15
Castillon-la-Bataille
1991
Giro d'Italia:
Winner stage 4
1992
Tour du Limousin
1993
Route du Sud

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Éric Boyer at Cycling Archives
  2. ^ Éric Boyer : « Pour moi, c'est l'écoeurement total ». 2009
  3. ^ a b Guillamet, André (5 February 2004). "Eric Boyer arrive à Marcoussis" [Eric Boyer arrives in Marcoussis]. Le Parisien (in French). Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  4. ^ [1]
  5. ^ "Boyer takes AIGCP reins". cyclingnews.com. 22 April 2009. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  6. ^ Benson, Daniel (4 October 2012). "Vaughters will not seek AIGCP re-election". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 

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