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Christophe Rinero (born 29 December 1973 in Moissac) is a former French professional road racing cyclist. His sporting career began with CA Castelsarrazin.[1] Rinero's greatest achievements have been to win the Tour de l'Avenir in 1998 and the King of the Mountains in the 1998 Tour de France. In 2002, he won stage 2 at Tour du Limousin. He retired at the end of 2008

Christophe Rinero
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Personal information
Full nameChristophe Rinero
Born (1973-12-29) 29 December 1973 (age 45)
Moissac, France
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
Current teamretired
Professional team(s)
1996Mutuelle Seine et Marne
2002–2003Oktos-St. Quentin
2004–2005RAGT Semences
2006–2007Saunier Duval-Prodir
Major wins
Tour de France
King of the Mountains (1998)
Tour de l'Avenir (1998)

Major resultsEdit

3rd, Overall, Tour de l'Ain
Winner Stage 1
1st, Overall, Tour de l'Avenir
Winner Stages 7 & 9
1st, Stage 1, Tour du Limousin
2nd, Overall, Midi-Libre
Winner Stage 2
4th, Overall, Tour de France
Winner Mountains Competition
2nd, Under-25 Competition
4th, Stage 15
1st, Stage 2 & Mountains Competition, Tour du Limousin

External linksEdit


  1. ^ Dossier du Presse RAGT Semences. Saint-Malo: Agence Windward. 2005. p. 17.