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Anthony Charteau (born 4 June 1979 in Nantes) is a French former professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 2001 and 2013.[1] His biggest career victory was winning the Mountains classification in the Tour de France in the 2010 edition, which was his major breakthrough. He also won the Tropicale Amissa Bongo stage race in Gabon for three years in a row from 2010 to 2012.[2]

Anthony Charteau
Anthony Charteau - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full nameAnthony Charteau
Born (1979-06-04) 4 June 1979 (age 40)
Nantes, France
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeBreak away specialists/Climber
Professional team(s)
2001–2005Bonjour
2006–2007Crédit Agricole
2008–2009Caisse d'Epargne
2010–2013Bbox Bouygues Telecom
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
Mountains classification (2010)

Stage races

Tour de Langkawi (2007)

Charteau retired at the end of the 2013 season, after thirteen seasons as a professional.[1]

Major resultsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Anthony Charteau to retire three years after winning Tour de France polka dot jersey". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 6 August 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2013.
  2. ^ Kevin Sanchez (April 30, 2012). "Cycling / Tropicale Amissa Bongo : Two Africans on the final podium". Archived from the original on September 12, 2012. Retrieved May 8, 2012.

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