Guillaume Boivin

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Guillaume Boivin
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Boivin in 2011
Personal information
Full name Guillaume Boivin
Born (1989-05-25) 25 May 1989 (age 27)
Montreal, Quebec
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)[1]
Weight 78 kg (172 lb; 12.3 st)[1]
Team information
Current team Rally Cycling
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
2009 Planet Energy (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2010–2012 SpiderTech–Planet Energy
2013–2014 Cannondale
2015- Optum–Kelly Benefit Strategies

Guillaume Boivin (born 25 May 1989 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian racing cyclist, riding for the Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies team.[2]

His greatest cycling accomplishment was finishing in a dead heat for the bronze at the World Under-23 Road Race Championships in 2010.[3] He finished 3rd in the 2012 Tro Bro Leon, getting on the podium with his teammate Ryan Roth, who won the race.[4] In October 2014, it was announced that Boivin would leave Cannondale and ride with Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies in 2015.[5] On 29 April 2015, on the first stage of the Tour of the Gila, Boivin was the last man remaining of a breakaway that was caught by eventual solo winner, Rafael Montiel. Boivin took the second place of the mountaintop finish.[6]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

1st Overall Tour de Québec
1st Stage 3
1st National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Tour de Québec
1st Stage 3
2nd Sparkassen Giro Bochum
3rd World Under-23 Road Championships
2nd Ronde van Drenthe
3rd Tro-Bro Léon
4th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
4th Handzame Classic
6th Grand Prix de Denain
7th Overall World Ports Classic
10th Scheldeprijs
1st Stage 2 Tour de Beauce
1st Stage 3b Tour de Beauce
1st MaillotCan.PNG National road race Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF 149
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "Team SpiderTech Biography – Guillaume Boivin". Team SpiderTech official website. 
  2. ^ Atkins, Ben (3 December 2012). "Lucas Sebastian Haedo to Cannondale Pro Cycling in 2013". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 4 January 2013. Haedo will join Sagan, Guillaume Boivin – who joins from Spidertech p/b C10 – and Elia Viviani as one of the team’s sprint specialists. 
  3. ^ "Phinney, Boivin tie makes U23 Worlds history". 
  4. ^ Quénet, Jean-François (15 April 2012). "Roth wins Tro-Bro Leon". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. Retrieved 16 April 2012. 
  5. ^ Maxwell Nagel (2 October 2014). "Optum signs three Canadian riders for 2015". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Montiel, Abbott strike first at Tour of the Gila". Future plc. 29 April 2015. Retrieved 29 April 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Guillaume Boivin at Wikimedia Commons