Antoine Duchesne

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Antoine Duchesne
Frasnes-lez-Anvaing - Tour de Wallonie, étape 1, 26 juillet 2014, départ (B128).JPG
Duchesne at the 2014 Tour de Wallonie
Personal information
Full nameAntoine Duchesne
NicknameTony the Tiger[1]
Born (1991-09-12) September 12, 1991 (age 27)
Saguenay, Quebec, Canada
Team information
Current teamGroupama–FDJ
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist[2]
Amateur team(s)
2012Team Québecor Garneau
Professional team(s)
2012SpiderTech–C10 (stagiaire)
2013Bontrager Cycling Team
2014–2017Team Europcar
2018–FDJ[3]
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Road Race Championships (2018)

Antoine Duchesne (born September 12, 1991 in Saguenay, Quebec) is a Canadian cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Groupama–FDJ.[4]

In May 2015, Duchesne helped his teammate Bryan Coquard to victory on the first stage of the Four Days of Dunkirk, especially in the finale where he took long pulls in the leading group, setting his teammate up for the win.[5] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España and the 2016 Tour de France.[6][7]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2009
1st MaillotCan.PNG Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2012
3rd Overall Tour de Québec
1st Stage 1
2013
1st MaillotCan.PNG Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
2014
2nd Polynormande
2015
3rd Polynormande
10th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2016
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Paris–Nice
8th Overall Tour of Alberta
2018
1st MaillotCan.PNG Road race, National Road Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 107
A red jersey Vuelta a España 138 127
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Houle et Duchesne au Paris-Roubaix à RDS2" [Houle and Duchesne at Paris-Roubaix on RDS2]. Réseau des sports (in French). 11 April 2015. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  2. ^ McGrath, Andy (15 December 2015). "Portrait: Antoine Duchesne". Rouleur. Archived from the original on 13 March 2016. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  3. ^ "FDJ sign Duchesne". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 26 September 2017. Retrieved 2 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Groupama-FDJ confirm 28 riders for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  5. ^ Emil Axelgaard (6 May 2015). "In-form Coquard conquers the cobbles in Dunkerque opener". Cycling Quotes. CyclingQuotes.com 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  7. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.

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