Christophe Rinero

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
Christophe Rinero.jpg
Personal information
Full nameChristophe Rinero
Born (1973-12-29) 29 December 1973 (age 46)
Moissac, France
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
Current teamretired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1996Mutuelle Seine et Marne
1997–2001Cofidis
2002–2003Oktos-St. Quentin
2004–2005RAGT Semences
2006–2007Saunier Duval-Prodir
2008Agritubel
Major wins
Tour de France
King of the Mountains (1998)
Tour de l'Avenir (1998)

Major resultsEdit

1996
3rd Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Stage 1
1998
1st   Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 7 & 9
1st Stage 1 Tour du Limousin
2nd Overall Grand Prix du Midi Libre
1st Stage 2
3rd Châteauroux Classic
4th Overall Tour de France
1st   Mountains classification
6th GP Ouest–France
8th Route Adélie
2002
Tour du Limousin
1st Mountains classification
1st Stage 2
3rd Boucles de l'Aulne
8th Overall Tour de Picardie
2003
3rd Overall Tour de la Somme
5th Grand Prix de Wallonie
2004
8th Grand Prix de Wallonie
2005
2nd Overall Criterium des Espoirs
6th Grand Prix de Wallonie
7th GP de la Ville de Rennes
2008
10th Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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