Benoît Salmon

Benoît Salmon (born 9 May 1974 is a French former professional road racing cyclist. In 1999, Salmon won the young rider classification in the Tour de France and the overall title of the Grand Prix du Midi Libre.[1]

Benoît Salmon
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Salmon during the 2004 Tour de France
Personal information
Born (1974-05-09) 9 May 1974 (age 48)
Dinan, France
Height1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur teams
1986CC Plancoët
1993–1994CC Louison Bobet
1994Castorama (stagiaire)
Professional teams
1995Castorama
1996Collstrop–Lystex
1997Lotto–Mobistar–Isoglass
1998–2001Casino–Ag2r
2002–2003Phonak
2004Crédit Agricole
2005–2008Agritubel–Loudun

Major resultsEdit

 
In November 2006 during the third cyclo-cross of Mende
1992
1st   Road race, National Junior Road Championships
1996
1st Flèche Ardennaise
8th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1997
5th GP de Cholet-Pays de Loire
8th Route Adélie
9th La Flèche Wallonne
1998
1st Overall Tour du Vaucluse
1st Stage 4
3rd Classique des Alpes
6th Overall Grand Prix du Midi Libre
1999
1st Overall Grand Prix du Midi Libre
1st Stage 4
1st   Young rider classification Tour de France
2nd Classique des Alpes
6th Tour du Haut Var
2000
6th Paris–Camembert
6th Classique des Alpes
2001
2nd Overall Grand Prix du Midi Libre
1st Stage 6
2nd Tour de Vendée
3rd Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
5th Classique des Alpes
8th GP Ouest-France
8th Trophée des Grimpeurs
2003
2nd Classique des Alpes
4th Road race, National Road Championships
2004
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
10th Overall Route du Sud
2005
3rd Overall Route du Sud
6th Overall Tour de l'Ain
9th Tour du Doubs
2006
4th Grand Prix de Wallonie
7th Trofeo Melinda
9th Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France DNF 28 16 107 35 83 38 125
  Vuelta a España 83
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Benoît Salmon". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 13 September 2020.

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