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Brice Feillu (born 26 July 1985) is a French road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Professional Continental team Arkéa–Samsic.[3]

Brice Feillu
Brice Feillu TR 2011.jpg
Feillu at the 2011 Tour de Romandie
Personal information
Full nameBrice Feillu
Born (1985-07-26) 26 July 1985 (age 33)
Châteaudun, France
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamArkéa–Samsic
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur team(s)
2004Agritubel–Loudun 86
2005–2008CC Nogent-sur-Oise
2008Agritubel (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2009Agritubel
2010Vacansoleil
2011Leopard Trek
2012–2013Saur–Sojasun[1]
2014–Bretagne–Séché Environnement[2]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2009)

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CareerEdit

Born in Châteaudun, Eure-et-Loir, he is the younger brother of Romain Feillu, who is also a road racing cyclist. Brice Feillu achieved his greatest success to date with a stage victory on Stage 7 (from Barcelona to Arcalis, Andorra) of the 2009 Tour de France, the highest finish of that year's tour and the longest stage.

Feillu joined Bretagne–Séché Environnement for the 2014 season, after his previous team – Sojasun – folded at the end of the 2013 season.[2]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2008
2nd Overall Paris–Corrèze
6th Overall Tour Alsace
1st Stage 5
2009
1st Stage 7 Tour de France
2010
8th Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
8th Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
2012
6th Overall Volta a Portugal
8th Klasika Primavera
10th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
2014
2nd Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
2015
1st   Mountains classification Tour de l'Ain
9th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2016
1st   Mountains classification Tour de Luxembourg
9th Overall Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc
2017
1st   Mountains classification Tour de Luxembourg
4th Overall Route du Sud
6th Overall Tour de l'Ain

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
  Giro d'Italia DNF
  Tour de France 25 91 104 16 98 70 16
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Feillu finds saviour in Saur-Sojasun". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Feillu brothers reunited in 2014 as duo ink deals with Bretagne-Séché Environnement". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. 29 November 2013. Retrieved 25 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Arkéa-Samsic". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 7 January 2019.

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