Yohann Gène

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Yohann Gène
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Gène at the 2010 Four Days of Dunkirk
Personal information
Full name Yohann Gène
Born (1981-06-25) 25 June 1981 (age 35)
Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current team Direct Énergie
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Amateur team(s)
2000–2004 Vendée U-Pays de la Loire
2003 Brioches La Boulangère (stagiaire)
2004 Brioches La Boulangère (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2005– Bouygues Télécom

Yohann Gène (born 25 June 1981 in Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe) is a French professional road bicycle racer for UCI ProTeam Direct Énergie.[1] He is the first cyclist of Afro-Caribbean and Sub-Saharan African descent to ever compete in the Tour de France.[2]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

2007
5th Tour de la Somme
2009
1st Stage 7 Tour de Langkawi
2010
2nd Val d'Ille Classic
5th Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Stage 5
2011
1st Stage 3 Tour of South Africa
7th Boucles de l'Aulne
9th Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Stages 2 & 5
2012
3rd Châteauroux Classic
5th Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Jersey rosa.svg Points classification
1st Stages 1 & 5
10th Tallinn–Tartu GP
2013
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Jersey rosa.svg Points classification
1st Stage 6
1st Stage 2 Route du Sud
2014
1st Stage 3 Boucles de la Mayenne
7th Grand Prix de Fourmies
2015
1st Jersey rosa.svg Points classification La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
2017
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Stage 5

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 149 DNF DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France 158 139 158 128 137 158
A red jersey Vuelta a España 126

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