Dominique Cornu

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Dominique Cornu
Dominique Cornu.jpg
Personal information
Full nameDominique Cornu
Born (1985-10-10) 10 October 1985 (age 34)
Beveren, Belgium
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad and track
RoleRider
Rider typeTime triallist
Professional team(s)
2005–2006Bodysol–Win for Life–Jong Vlaanderen
2007–2008Predictor–Lotto
2009Quick-Step
2010Skil–Shimano
2011–2013Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
2014Sunweb–Napoleon Games[1]
2015Verandas Willems

Dominique Cornu (born 10 October 1985, in Beveren) is a Belgian retired road and track cyclist from Flanders, who competed professionally between 2005 and 2015. He specializes in the time trial discipline.

At the 2006 World Cycling Championship he was crowned Under-23 Time Trial World Champion.[2] He had previously won the Junior Belgian Time Trial Championship in 2003 and 2004, and in 2005 he became the Belgian Under-23 time trial Champion. Cornu is also an accomplished track cyclist, winning the Individual Pursuit at the 2006 Belgian Track Cycling Championships.[3] In addition to Cornu's time trialing skills he is also a promising cobblestone rider, having won the Under-23 edition of the prestigious Omloop "Het Volk" cycling classic in 2006.

Cornu left Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Sunweb–Napoleon Games for the 2014 season.[1]

Major results[edit]

2003
1st MaillotBélgica.svg Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2004
1st MaillotBélgica.svg Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st Grand Prix des Nations Under–23
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Vlaams-Brabant
2005
1st MaillotBélgica.svg Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stage 2 Tweedaagse van de Gaverstreek
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Vlaams-Brabant
2nd Silver medal europe.svg Time trial, UEC European Road Championships
2006
1st Jersey rainbow chrono.svg Time trial, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
1st MaillotBélgica.svg Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
National Track Championships
1st MaillotBélgica.svg Individual pursuit
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Kilo
3rd Bronze medal blank.svg Points race
1st Omloop Het Nieuwsblad U23
1st Prologue Ronde van Antwerpen
3rd Bronze medal europe.svg Time trial, UEC European Road Championships
2008
1st Stage 4 Giro del Capo
2010
2nd Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
2011
7th Overall Eneco Tour

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dominique Cornu tekent voor Sunweb-Napoleon Games" [Dominique Cornu signs for Sunweb-Napoleon Games]. SportWereld–Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Corelio. Belga. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  2. ^ A dream comes true for Cornu, cyclingnews.com
  3. ^ Dominique Cornu at Cycling Archives

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