Damien Gaudin

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Damien Gaudin
2015 UEC Track Elite European Championships 213.JPG
Personal information
Full nameDamien Gaudin
Born (1986-08-20) 20 August 1986 (age 35)
Beaupréau, France
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb; 12 st 6 lb)
Team information
Current teamTeam TotalEnergies
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider type
  • Time trialist
  • Classics specialist
Amateur team
2005–2007Vendée U
Professional teams
2008–2013Bouygues Télécom
2014–2016Ag2r–La Mondiale[1]
2017Armée de Terre
2018–Direct Énergie[2][3]

Damien Gaudin (born 20 August 1986 in Beaupréau) is a French road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Team TotalEnergies.[4] He competed for France at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5]

Gaudin left Team Europcar at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Ag2r–La Mondiale for the 2014 season.[1] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France[6] and won two combativity awards in the 2018 Tour de France.

Major results[edit]

2003
1st Chrono des Nations Juniors
2004
3rd Chrono des Nations Juniors
2006
1st MaillotFra.PNG Madison, National Track Championships (with Thibaut Mace)
National Under-23 Track Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Individual pursuit
1st MaillotFra.PNG Points race
2007
National Under-23 Track Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Individual pursuit
2nd Team pursuit
1st Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
2nd Madison, National Track Championships (with Thibaut Mace)
2nd Overall Tour du Haut-Anjou
9th Overall Ronde de l'Oise
2008
1st MaillotFra.PNG Madison, National Track Championships (with Sébastien Turgot)
2009
National Track Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Individual pursuit
2nd Madison (with Jérôme Cousin)
2010
National Track Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Individual pursuit
1st MaillotFra.PNG Madison (with Benoît Daeninck)
2011
4th Overall Danmark Rundt
6th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2012
5th Overall Danmark Rundt
5th Duo Normand (with Sébastien Turgot)
8th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
2013
1st Cholet-Pays de Loire
1st Prologue Paris–Nice
5th Paris–Roubaix
2015
4th Grand Prix de la Somme
5th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2016
7th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2017
1st Tro-Bro Léon
1st Stage 6 Tour de Normandie
1st Stage 4 Tour de Bretagne
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Prologue Volta a Portugal
9th Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
2018
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
2nd Tro-Bro Léon
3rd Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
3rd Le Samyn
Tour de France
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stages 6 & 9
2019
9th Overall Tour Poitou-Charentes en Nouvelle-Aquitaine
2020
8th Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
2021
2nd Nokere Koerse

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 136
A yellow jersey Tour de France 146 140
A red jersey Vuelta a España 139 132
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Turgot and Gaudin sign with Ag2r-La Mondiale for three years". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 28 August 2013. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Direct Énergie". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Total Direct Énergie". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 12 January 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Total Direct Energie". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 7 January 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Damien Gaudin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2016-12-04.
  6. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.

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