Élie Gesbert

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Élie Gesbert
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Personal information
Born (1995-07-01) 1 July 1995 (age 23)
Saint-Brieuc, France
Team information
Current teamFortuneo–Samsic
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
2014–2015Pays de Dinan
2016Vélo Club de Loudéac
Professional team(s)
2015FDJ (stagiaire)
2016–Fortuneo–Vital Concept

Élie Gesbert (born 1 July 1995 in Saint-Brieuc) is a French racing cyclist. He joined UCI Professional Continental team Fortuneo–Samsic in August 2016.[1] Gesbert competed in the 2017 and 2018 Tour de France.[2]

Cycling Career[edit]

Fortuneo-Vital Concept (2016-present)[edit]

2017[edit]

Gesbert rode the Tour de France, and started as the first rider in the Individual Time Trial on stage 1 on his birthday. He won his first ever professional win at the Tour du Limousin, as he won stage 1, where he also finished 2nd overall.

2018[edit]

Élie Gesbert rode his first ever monument in 2018, at the Liège–Bastogne–Liège, and finished 91st. He also participated in the 2018 Tour de France during which his name was in the news, as he was the victim of a punch from fellow competitor Gianni Moscon. [3]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2013
1st MaillotFra.PNG Road race, National Junior Road Championships
2015
1st Stage 6 Tour de l'Avenir
2nd Kreiz Breizh Elites
2016
1st Stage 3 Ronde de l'Isard
2017
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
4th Overall Tour de Bretagne
1st Stage 6
6th Overall Tour du Gévaudan Languedoc-Roussillon
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 10 Tour de France

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 85 86
A red jersey Vuelta a España

Classics results timeline[edit]

Monument 2017 2018
Milan–San Remo
Tour of Flanders
Paris–Roubaix
Liège–Bastogne–Liège 91
Giro di Lombardia
Classic 2017 2018
Amstel Gold Race
La Flèche Wallonne 35 67
Bretagne Classic - Ouest-France DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Elie Gesbert". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  2. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/moscon-knows-he-let-the-team-down-with-tour-de-france-disqualification-says-brailsford/