William Bonnet

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William Bonnet
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Bonnet at the 2008 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name William Bonnet
Born (1982-06-25) 25 June 1982 (age 34)
Saint-Doulchard, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Team information
Current team FDJ
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2002–2005 BigMat–Auber 93
2006–2008 Crédit Agricole
2009–2010 Bbox Bouygues Telecom
2011– FDJ

William Bonnet (born 25 June 1982) is a French professional road bicycle racer riding for FDJ.[1] In the 2015 Tour de France, Bonnet crashed at full speed on stage 3 near Huy in Belgium after clipping wheels of a rider in front. He has suffered a multiple fracture of the second cervical vertebrae and was rushed to Paris for surgery and placed in an induced coma before any neurological damage was done.

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2000
2nd Silver medal blank.svg Team pursuit, UCI Track World Under–19 Championships
2005
1st Stage 1 Paris–Corrèze
2006
3rd Grand Prix de Wallonie
5th Grand Prix de Fourmies
9th Paris–Brussels
2007
7th Dwars door Vlaanderen
7th Tour de Vendée
2010
1st Stage 2 Paris–Nice
10th Tour of Flanders
2011
6th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
2016
8th Road race, UCI Road World Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 111 DNF DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 109 102 128 DNF DNF DNF 127
A red jersey Vuelta a España 109 111 152
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

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External links[edit]

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