David Gaudu (born 10 October 1996) is a French professional cyclist who rides for UCI WorldTeam Groupama–FDJ.[3]

David Gaudu
Tour de l'Ain 2017 - Stage 3 (Lagnieu) - 10.JPG
Gaudu in 2017.
Personal information
Full nameDavid Gaudu
Born (1996-10-10) 10 October 1996 (age 25)
Landivisiau, France
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb; 8 st 5 lb)
Team information
Current teamGroupama–FDJ
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur team
2015–2016Cotes d'Armor–Marie Morin
Professional teams
2016FDJ (stagiaire)
2017–FDJ[1][2]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
2 individual stages (2020)

One-day races and Classics

Classic Sud-Ardèche (2021)

CareerEdit

In 2016, Gaudu won the Tour de l'Avenir, the most prestigious U23 cycling race. In addition to this he won the Peace Race U23 and finished 5th in the Tour de l'Ain, a UCI 2.1 cycling race. These successes earned him an initial two-year contract with UCI WorldTeam FDJ.

In July 2018, he was named in the start list for the 2018 Tour de France.[4] In October 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Vuelta a España.[5] The 2020 Vuelta was his strongest performance in a Grand Tour thus far in his career as he won stage 11, as well as stage 17, and finished the race in 8th place overall.

Major resultsEdit

2014
1st   Overall Aubel-Thimister-La Gleize
1st Stage 3
6th Overall Ronde des Vallées
2016
1st   Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 6
1st   Overall Course de la Paix U23
1st   Points classification
1st Stage 2
5th Overall Tour de l'Ain
9th Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
2017
2nd Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
2nd Boucles de l'Aulne
4th Route Adélie
5th Milano–Torino
7th Tour du Finistère
9th La Flèche Wallonne
2018
2nd Memorial Marco Pantani
5th Classic Sud-Ardèche
9th Overall Tour La Provence
2019
3rd Overall UAE Tour
1st   Young rider classification
4th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
5th Overall Tour de Romandie
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
5th Milano–Torino
6th Overall Tour La Provence
1st   Young rider classification
6th Liège–Bastogne–Liège
2020
4th Overall UAE Tour
8th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stages 11 & 17
10th Overall Tour de la Provence
2021
1st Classic Sud-Ardèche
3rd Liège–Bastogne–Liège
5th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
1st Stage 6
5th Tour du Jura
6th Overall Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var
1st   Young rider classification
6th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 5
6th Milano–Torino
7th Road race, Olympic Games
7th Giro di Lombardia
7th La Flèche Wallonne
8th Tre Valli Varesine
9th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné
1st   Young rider classification
  Combativity award Stage 18 Tour de France
2022
5th Overall Volta ao Algarve
1st Stage 2

General classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour general classification results
Grand Tour 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
  Giro d'Italia
  Tour de France 34 13 DNF 11
  Vuelta a España 8
Major stage race general classification results
Race 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
  Paris–Nice DNF
  Tirreno–Adriatico
  Volta a Catalunya 38 12 NH
  Tour of the Basque Country 18 5
  Tour de Romandie 39 20 5
  Critérium du Dauphiné DNF 45 40 9
  Tour de Suisse NH
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Groupama-FDJ confirm 28 riders for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Groupama - FDJ". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 2 January 2020. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Groupama - FDJ". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  4. ^ "2018: 105th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 5 July 2017.
  5. ^ "75th La Vuelta ciclista a España: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 19 October 2020.

External linksEdit