Antoine Méo

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Méo at the 2010 WEC GP of Italy
Méo at the 2010 WEC GP of Turkey

Antoine Méo (born 29 August 1984) is a French enduro rider and four-time world champion from 2010 to 2013.

Career[edit]

A former motocross rider, he debuted in the World Enduro Championship in 2008 with Husqvarna, where he placed fifth.[1] In the following year, Méo finished second to Mika Ahola in the E1 category. Continuing with Husqvarna, he won the world title in 2010 ahead of countryman Johnny Aubert. For the 2011 season, Méo moved to the E2 class and claimed his second title.[2] He returned to the E1 class, winning the 2012 and 2013 titles with KTM.

In 2009 and 2010, he won the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) World Trophy with the French national team.

Méo also won the Italian round of the 2007/08 FIM Indoor Enduro World Cup. In 2009/10 he got a second-place finish at the first race in Great Britain.

He competed in the 2016 Dakar Rally, a rally raid competition which takes place annually in South America, riding for the factory Red Bull KTM team. In his first attempt he won the 11th stage and finished 7th overall.

Career summary[edit]

Season Series Class Team Wins Final placing
2002 European Supercross Championship 125 cc Kawasaki ? 1st
2003 French Motocross Championship 250 cc Kawasaki ? 2nd
2004 Motocross World Championship MX1 Kawasaki 0 15th
2005 Motocross World Championship MX1 Husqvarna 0 20th
2008 World Enduro Championship E2 Husqvarna 0 5th
2009 World Enduro Championship E1 Husqvarna 6 2nd
2010 World Enduro Championship E1 Husqvarna 8 1st
2011 World Enduro Championship E2 Husqvarna 8 1st
2012 World Enduro Championship E1 KTM 12 1st
2013 World Enduro Championship E1 KTM 12 1st

ISDE[edit]

Season Location Class Team Final placing
2009 Portugal Figueira da Foz, Portugal World Trophy France 1st
2010 Mexico Morelia, Mexico World Trophy France 1st

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rider: MEO Antoine". enduro-abc.com. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Husqvarna's Antoine Meo Is The 2011 Enduro 2 World Champion". Londonbikers.com. 7 September 2011. Archived from the original on 17 October 2011. Retrieved 10 October 2011. 

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