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 32)
Beaupréau, France
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
Team information
Current teamDirect Énergie
DisciplineRoad, track
RoleRider
Rider typeTime-trialist/Classics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2006–2007Vendée U
Professional team(s)
2008–2013Bouygues Télécom
2014–2016Ag2r–La Mondiale[1]
2017Armée de Terre
2018–Direct Énergie

Damien Gaudin (born 20 August 1986 in Beaupréau) is a French road bicycle racer, currently riding for UCI Professional Continental team Direct Énergie.[2]

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[3]and won two Combativity Awards in the 2018 Tour de France.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2006
1st MaillotFra.PNG Madison (with Thibaut Mace), National Track Championships
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 Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit
1st Paris–Roubaix Espoirs
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Thibaut Mace), National Track Championships
2008
1st MaillotFra.PNG Madison (with Sébastien Turgot), National Track Championships
2009
National Track Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Individual pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Madison (with Jérôme Cousin)
2010
National Track Championships
1st MaillotFra.PNG Individual pursuit
1st MaillotFra.PNG Madison (with Benoît Daeninck)
2013
1st Cholet-Pays de Loire
1st Prologue Paris–Nice
5th Paris–Roubaix
2015
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 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 Le Samyn
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stages 6 & 9 Tour de France

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. ^ Bonamy, Raphaël (1 September 2017). "Direct Énergie: le point sur l'effectif 2018" [Direct Énergie: Roster Update 2018]. Ouest-France (in French). Groupe Ouest-France. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.

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