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Alexandre Geniez (born 16 April 1988) is a French professional cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam AG2R La Mondiale.[2]

Alexandre Geniez
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Geniez at the 2016 Grand Prix de Denain
Personal information
Full nameAlexandre Geniez
Born (1988-04-16) 16 April 1988 (age 31)
Rodez, France
Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
Team information
Current teamAG2R La Mondiale
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur team(s)
2008GSC Blagnac
2009Vélo-Club La Pomme Marseille
Professional team(s)
2010–2012Skil–Shimano
2013–2016FDJ[1]
2017–AG2R La Mondiale
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
3 individual stages (2013, 2016, 2018)

One-day races and Classics

Tre Valli Varesine (2017)

Contents

CareerEdit

One of his prestigious feats was winning the white jersey awarded to the best young rider in the 2011 Tour de Luxembourg.

Geniez left Argos–Shimano at the end of the 2012 season, and joined FDJ for the 2013 season.[1]

In April 2015, Geniez won the Tro Bro Leon, a race cycled on asphalt and sandy roads, outsprinting four breakaway companions to accomplish the feat.[3]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2009
1st   Overall Ronde de l'Isard
2nd Overall Tour de Gironde
7th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
2010
2nd Overall Route du Sud
6th Les Boucles du Sud Ardèche
7th Overall Tour of Luxembourg
2011
1st Stage 4 Tour of Austria
2nd Overall Tour of Luxembourg
1st   Young rider classification
4th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
6th Overall Vuelta a Murcia
2012
8th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
9th Overall Tour de Pologne
2013
1st Stage 15 Vuelta a España
9th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
2014
4th Overall Volta ao Algarve
2015
1st   Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 3
1st Tro Bro Leon
4th Tour du Finistère
9th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Tour du Doubs
  Combativity award Stage 20 Tour de France
2016
Vuelta a España
1st Stage 3
Held   after Stages 3–4
Held   after Stages 3–7
6th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 4
7th Overall La Méditerranéenne
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
2017
1st Tre Valli Varesine
3rd Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 4
3rd Overall Tour La Provence
1st Stage 2
  Combativity award Stage 3 Vuelta a España
2018
1st   Overall Tour La Provence
1st Prologue
1st Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
1st Stage 12 Vuelta a España
2019
8th Classic Loire Atlantique

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  Giro d'Italia 13 9 DNF DNF 11
  Tour de France 44 112
  Vuelta a España 159 90 47 108 DNF 90
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Geniez to FDJ". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 24 August 2012. Retrieved 6 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Official presentation of the 2019 AG2R La Mondiale pro cycling team". AG2R La Mondiale. Groupe AG2R La Mondiale. 11 December 2018. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  3. ^ Jeff Quénet (19 April 2015). "Geniez wins Tro Bro Leon at first attempt". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 19 April 2015.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Alexandre Geniez at Wikimedia Commons