Jérôme Cousin

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Jérôme Cousin
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Cousin in 2015.
Personal information
Full nameJérôme Cousin
Born (1989-06-05) 5 June 1989 (age 30)
Pays de la Loire, France
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb; 11 st 9 lb)
Team information
Current teamTotal Direct Énergie
Rider typeAll-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2007UC Nantes Atlantique junior
2008–2010Vendée U
2009Bbox Bouygues Telecom (stagiaire)
2010Bbox Bouygues Telecom (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2011–2015Team Europcar
2018–Direct Énergie[1]

Jérôme Cousin (born 5 June 1989) is a French professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team Total Direct Énergie.[2]

In October 2015 Cofidis announced that Cousin would join them from 2016 on a two-year contract,[3] after six years with Team Europcar and its previous iterations. He returned to the team in 2018, now known as Direct Énergie, upon the expiration of his contract.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

10th Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der U23
7th Overall Danmark Rundt
9th Polynormande
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Normandie
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 3 Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
2nd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
Tour de France
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stages 1 & 10
1st Stage 5 Paris–Nice
Jersey red number.svg Combativity award Stage 4 Tour de France
3rd Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
7th Paris–Camembert

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France 156 121 93
A red jersey Vuelta a España 78 73 129
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "Two-year extension for Calmejane at Direct Energie". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2018. Confirmed signings from 2018 include Axel Journiaux (Neo-Pro), Simon Sellier (Neo-Pro), Rein Taaramäe (Katusha-Alpecin), Jérôme Cousin (Cofidis), and Damien Gaudin (l'Armée de Terre).
  2. ^ "Direct Énergie". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  3. ^ "Team Cofidis Announces Its Final Roster For Next Season". Orbea. 16 October 2015. Retrieved 7 November 2015.

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