Alexandre Geniez

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Alexandre Geniez
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Geniez at the 2016 Grand Prix de Denain
Personal information
Full name Alexandre Geniez
Born (1988-04-16) 16 April 1988 (age 29)
Rodez, France
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
Team information
Current team AG2R La Mondiale
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2008 GSC Blagnac
2009 Vélo-Club La Pomme Marseille
Professional team(s)
2010–2012 Skil–Shimano
2013–2016 FDJ
2017– AG2R La Mondiale
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
2 individual stages (2013, 2016)

Alexandre Geniez (born 16 April 1988) is a French professional cyclist, who rides for the UCI ProTeam AG2R La Mondiale.[1] One of his prestigious feats was winning the white jersey awarded to the best young rider in the 2011 Tour de Luxembourg.

Geniez left Argos–Shimano at the end of the 2012 season, and joined FDJ for the 2013 season.[1]

In April 2015, Geniez won the Tro Bro Leon, a race cycled on asphalt and sandy roads, outsprinting four breakaway companions to accomplish the feat.[2]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Ronde de l'Isard
2nd Overall Tour De Gironde
7th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
2010
2nd Overall Route du Sud
6th Les Boucles du Sud Ardèche
7th Overall Tour of Luxembourg
2011
1st Stage 4 Tour of Austria
2nd Overall Tour of Luxembourg
1st Jersey white.svg Young riders classification
4th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
6th Overall Vuelta a Murcia
2012
8th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
2013
1st Stage 15 Vuelta a España
9th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
2014
4th Overall Volta ao Algarve
2015
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 3
1st Tro Bro Leon
4th Tour du Finistère
9th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Tour du Doubs
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 20 Tour de France
2016
Vuelta a España
1st Stage 3
Held Jersey green.svg after Stages 3–4
Held Jersey blue dotted.png after Stages 3–7
6th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 4
7th Overall La Méditerranéenne
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
2017
3rd Overall Tour La Provence
1st Stage 2

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 13 9 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 44 112
A red jersey Vuelta a España 159 90 47 108
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geniez to FDJ". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 24 August 2012. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Jeff Quénet (19 April 2015). "Geniez wins Tro Bro Leon at first attempt". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 19 April 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Alexandre Geniez at Wikimedia Commons