Brice Feillu

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Brice Feillu
Brice Feillu TR 2011.jpg
Feillu at the 2011 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full name Brice Feillu
Born (1985-07-26) 26 July 1985 (age 31)
Châteaudun, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Team information
Current team Fortuneo–Vital Concept
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2006–2008 CC Nogent-sur-Oise
Professional team(s)
2008–2009 Agritubel
2010 Vacansoleil
2011 Leopard Trek
2012–2013 Saur–Sojasun[1]
2014– Bretagne–Séché Environnement
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
1 individual stage (2009)

Brice Feillu (born 26 July 1985 in Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir) is a French road racing cyclist who rides for UCI Professional Continental Team Fortuneo–Vital Concept.[2]

Career[edit]

He is the younger brother of Romain Feillu, who is also a road racing cyclist. Feillu achieved his greatest success to date with a stage victory on Stage 7 (from Barcelona to Arcalis, Andorra) of the 2009 Tour de France, the highest finish of that year's tour and the longest stage.

Feillu joined Bretagne–Séché Environnement for the 2014 season, after his previous team – Sojasun – folded at the end of the 2013 season.[2]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2008
2nd Overall Paris–Corrèze
6th Overall Tour Alsace
1st Stage 5
2009
1st Stage 7 Tour de France
2010
8th Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
8th Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
2012
6th Overall Volta a Portugal
8th Klasika Primavera
10th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
2014
2nd Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
2015
1st Jersey polkadot.svg Mountains classification Tour de l'Ain
9th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2016
1st Jersey granate.svg Mountains classification Tour de Luxembourg

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 25 91 104 16 98 70
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feillu finds saviour in Saur-Sojasun". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Feillu brothers reunited in 2014 as duo ink deals with Bretagne-Séché Environnement". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. 29 November 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013. 

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