Dominique Arnaud

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Dominique Arnaud
Personal information
Full nameDominique Arnaud
Born(1955-09-19)19 September 1955
Tarnos, France
Died20 July 2016(2016-07-20) (aged 60)
Dax, Aquitaine, France
Team information
Rider typeRoad captain
Professional teams
1984–1985La Vie Claire
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
3 individual stages (1980, 1982, 1987)

Dominique Arnaud (19 September 1955 – 20 July 2016) was a French racing cyclist.[1] He rode in eleven editions of the Tour de France.

Arnaud won three stages in the Vuelta a España, a stage in the Midi Libre and the Tour du Limousin in 1983.[2]

Personal life[edit]


Arnaud lived in Mées, but died of cancer in a hospital in Dax. A week before his death, a square in Mées was named after him.[3]

Major results[edit]

1st Stage 16a Vuelta a España
10th Trofeo Masferrer
2nd GP Ouest-France
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
2nd Overall Étoile des Espoirs
10th Overall Tour du Vaucluse
1st Stage 14 Vuelta a España
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour du Limousin
1st GP de la Ville de Rennes
6th GP Ouest-France
4th La Flèche Wallonne
7th Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
9th Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stage 3a Tour d'Armorique
1st Maël-Pestivien
4th Grand Prix de Mauléon-Moulins
9th Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stage 4
1st Stage 5a Volta a Catalunya
1st Stage 16 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Andalucía
2nd Boucles de l'Aulne
1st Stage 4 Tour du Vaucluse
2nd Overall GP du Midi-Libre
1st Stage 6 (ITT)

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
A yellow jersey Vuelta a España 54 22 50 38
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 25 34 38 33
A yellow jersey Tour de France 24 36 26 54 22 76 DNF 48 30 59 77


  1. ^ "Latin American Herald Tribune - Former French Cyclist Dominique Arnaud Dies at 60". Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  2. ^ L'ancien coureur cycliste Dominique Arnaud est décédé – Sud Ouest (in French)
  3. ^ Cyclisme: décès de l'ancien coureur Dominique Arnaud – La Nouvelle République (in French)

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