Alexis Vuillermoz

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Alexis Vuillermoz
Le Tour de France 2015 Stage 21 (19993349480).jpg
Vuillermoz at the 2015 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Alexis Vuillermoz
Nickname Pikachu
Born (1988-06-01) 1 June 1988 (age 29)
Saint-Claude, Jura, France
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb; 9.4 st)
Team information
Current team AG2R La Mondiale
Discipline Road, mountain biking
Role Rider
Rider type Puncheur[1]
Amateur team(s)
2006–2008 Scott–Les 2 Alpes
2009–2012 Lapierre International
2012 Saur–Sojasun (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2013 Sojasun
2014– Ag2r–La Mondiale
Major wins

Grand Tour

Tour de France
1 individual stage (2015)

Alexis Vuillermoz (born 1 June 1988) is a French road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam AG2R La Mondiale.[2]


He was originally a mountain bike racer before switching to road cycling, winning the French national under-23 mountain bike title twice and riding as part of the French national team that took the team relay title at the 2008 Mountain Bike World Championships.[1] He was a member of the Sojasun team that competed at the 2013 Tour de France,[3] finishing the race 46th overall.

Vuillermoz joined Ag2r–La Mondiale for the 2014 season, after his previous team – Sojasun – folded at the end of the 2013 season.[2] In the eighth stage of the 2015 Tour de France, Vuillermoz attacked the leading group on the Mûr-de-Bretagne to cross the line solo atop the hill.[4] "After winning I thought about my dad who died three years ago. He was the one who got me interested in the Tour de France, he used to take my cousins and I to the side of the road to watch the Tour go past," said Vuillermoz. "I hope today he's proud of me."[4]

In 2016, Vuillermoz finished in 23rd position in the Olympics men's road race and in 29th position in the Olympic men's road time trial.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

3rd Cross–country, National Junior Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Cross–country, National Junior Championships
2nd Cross-country, European Junior Championships
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Team relay, UCI World Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Cross–country, National Under–23 Championships
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Cross country, UCI World Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Cross-country, National Under–23 Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 11
A yellow jersey Tour de France 46 26 20 IP
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b Decaluwé, Brecht (11 July 2015). "Tour de France: Vuillermoz rises to stardom after stage win on the Mûr-de-Bretagne". Retrieved 11 July 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Vuillermoz chez AG2R" [Vuillermoz with AG2R]. L'Équipe (in French). Éditions Philippe Amaury. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Profile". Tour de France. Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 10 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Stage 8: Vuillermoz takes first French victory of 2015 Tour". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 11 July 2015. Retrieved 11 July 2015. 

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