Damien Monier

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Damien Monier
TdB 2015 - Damien Monier.jpg
Monier in April 2015
Personal information
Full name Damien Monier
Born (1982-08-27) August 27, 1982 (age 34)
Clermont-Ferrand, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current team Bridgestone–Anchor
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2003 Cofidis (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2004–2012 Cofidis
2013– Bridgestone–Anchor
Major wins
1 Stage Giro d'Italia

Damien Monier (born August 27, 1982 in Clermont-Ferrand) is a French professional road bicycle racer for UCI Continental team Bridgestone–Anchor. He became a professional rider in 2004, and after seven years with the Cofidis team, he won his first race, the 17th stage of the 2010 Giro d'Italia from Bruneck to Peio.[1] In January 2012, he was hit by a car while training in France, knocking him unconscious and fracturing his skull.[2] In November 2012, he signed to ride the 2013 season with the Japanese team Bridgestone–Anchor.[3]

Major results[edit]

2003
1st France Pursuit, French National Track Championships – U23
2004
3rd, French National Track Championships
2005
1st France Pursuit, French National Track Championships
2010
1st Stage 17 Giro d'Italia
2013
1st JBCF Tsugaike Kogen Hillclimb
2nd Overall Tour de Hokkaido
3rd Overall Tour of Japan
4th Overall Azerbaijan International Cycling Tour
6th Overall Tour de Guadeloupe
9th Overall Tour de Kumano
2014
4th Criterium International de Setif
5th Overall Tour International de Setif
7th Overall Tour International de Constantine
1st Stage 3
2015
1st Taiwan KOM Challenge[4]
3rd Overall Le Tour de Filipinas
3rd Overall Tour de Kumano
8th Overall Tour of Japan
10th Overall Tour de Korea[5]
2016
1st Overall Tour de Guadeloupe
1st Stage 8b

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kogoy, Peter (27 May 2010). "Frenchman Damien Monier claims first stage win in Giro d'Italia". The Australian. News Limited. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cofidis rider Monier struck by car while training". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 21 January 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Damien Monier signe chez Bridgestone-Anchor". VeloRacingNews. Archived from the original on 26 September 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Lee, Aaron. "Monier, Yonamine claim Taiwan KOM Challenge crowns". Velo News. Retrieved 17 November 2015. 
  5. ^ "Ewan wins overall at the Tour de Korea". cyclingnews.com. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 

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