Clément Lhotellerie

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Clément Lhotellerie
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Climbing in the Polka-dot jersey at 2008 Paris–Nice
Personal information
Full name Clément Lhotellerie
Born (1986-03-19) March 19, 1986 (age 31)
Charleville-Mézières, France
Team information
Current team Colba-Superano Ham
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2006 Vélo-Club La Pomme Marseille
2006 Crédit Agricole (stagiaire)
2011 Royale Pédale Saint Martin
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 Skil–Shimano
2009 Vacansoleil
2010 Roubaix–Lille Métropole
2012–2013 Colba–Superano Ham

Clément Lhotellerie (born March 19, 1986 in Charleville-Mézières, Ardennes) is a French road racing cyclist.

Career[edit]

Lhotellerie was an accomplished mountain-biker and cyclo-cross rider before switching to the road. He had won the French cyclo-cross championships in Juniors and U23 categories. He turned professional for Skil–Shimano cycling team in 2007. In early 2008 he finished second in the first stage and the overall classification of Vuelta a Andalucía. He later won the Mountains classification of Paris–Nice and also finished second in the third stage and eleventh in the overall classification.[1]

Lhotellerie returned to the amateur ranks in 2014, with Team Peltrax-CS Dammarie-lès-Lys.[2]

Doping[edit]

On 2 July 2009 his team announced that he had tested positive for methylhexanamine, which Lhotellerie claimed was from contaminated geranium oil.[3]

Palmarès[edit]

[4]

2003
France National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Juniors
2004
France National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Juniors
3rd, UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, Junior
2006
France National Championship, Cyclo-cross, U23
1st, Overall, Circuit de Saône-et-Loire
2007 – Skil-Shimano
4th, Overall, Tour du Limousin
9th, Overall, Niedersachsen-Rundfahrt
11th, Overall, 3-Länder-Tour
1st, King of the Mountains classification
2008 – Skil-Shimano
2nd, Overall and Stage 1, Vuelta a Andalucía
2nd, Overall, Four Days of Dunkirk
11th, Overall, Paris–Nice
1st, King of the Mountains classification
2012
1st, Flèche Ardennaise
2013
3rd, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad U23
5th Overall, Boucle de l'Artois
6th, Circuit de Wallonie
10th, Flèche Ardennaise

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