Romain Sicard

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Romain Sicard
Romain Sicard Ronde Isard 2009 Portrait.jpg
Sicard at the 2009 Ronde de l'Isard
Personal information
Full nameRomain Sicard
Born (1988-01-01) 1 January 1988 (age 31)
Bayonne, France
Height1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight64.5 kg (142 lb; 10 st 2 lb)
Team information
Current teamDirect Énergie
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber/Puncheur
Amateur team(s)
2002–2004VC Tarnos
2005–2006US Colomiers
2007–2008GSC Blagnac
Professional team(s)
2009Orbea
2010–2013Euskaltel–Euskadi
2014–Team Europcar[1][2]

Romain Sicard (born 1 January 1988) is a French professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team Direct Énergie.[3]

Career[edit]

Born in Bayonne, Sicard won the under 23 World Road Race Championships in 2009.[4] In 2010, he joined the Basque UCI ProTour team Euskaltel–Euskadi as the second ever French national after Thierry Elissalde.

Sicard joined Team Europcar for the 2014 season, after his previous team – Euskaltel–Euskadi[5] – folded at the end of the 2013 season.[1]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2008
9th Overall Ronde de l'Isard
2009
1st Jersey rainbow.svg Road race, UCI Road World Under–23 Championships
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 8
1st Subida al Naranco
1st Stage 2 Ronde de l'Isard
3rd Overall Tour du Haut-Anjou
4th Cinturó de l'Empordà
9th Overall Tour du Loir-et-Cher
10th Vuelta a La Rioja
2010
9th Vuelta a La Rioja
10th Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
2014
7th Overall Tour de l'Ain
2015
5th Time trial, National Road Championships
6th Overall Vuelta a Castilla y León
2016
8th Overall Critérium International
2017
2nd Overall Tour du Gévaudan Languedoc-Roussillon
7th Overall Tour du Limousin
2018
8th Tour du Gévaudan Occitanie
10th Classic Sud-Ardèche

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 51
A yellow jersey Tour de France 122 33 81 66 73
A red jersey Vuelta a España 44 13 15 55
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sicard and Martinez join Team Europcar". Yahoo! Eurosport. TF1 Group. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.
  2. ^ Bonamy, Raphaël (1 September 2017). "Direct Énergie: le point sur l'effectif 2018" [Direct Énergie: Roster Update 2018]. Ouest-France (in French). Groupe Ouest-France. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Direct Énergie". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 14 January 2019.
  4. ^ Sicard wins world Under 23 road title Archived 2009-09-26 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Urraburu, Benito (21 October 2012). "Euskaltel ya tiene completo su equipo para 2013 con diez nuevos fichajes" [Euskaltel team already full for 2013 with ten new signings]. El Diario Vasco (in Spanish). Grupo Vocento. Retrieved 5 January 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Romain Sicard at Wikimedia Commons