Dominique Arnaud

Dominique Arnaud (19 September 1955 – 20 July 2016) was a French racing cyclist.[1] He rode in eleven editions of the Tour de France.

Dominique Arnaud
Personal information
Full nameDominique Arnaud
Born(1955-09-19)19 September 1955
Tarnos, France
Died20 July 2016(2016-07-20) (aged 60)
Dax, Aquitaine, France
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeRoad captain
Professional teams
1980Reynolds
1981–1983Puch–Wolber–Campagnolo
1984–1985La Vie Claire
1986–1991Reynolds
Major wins

Arnaud won three stages in the Vuelta a España, a stage in the Midi Libre and the Tour du Limousin in 1983.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

DeathEdit

Arnaud lived in Mées, but died of cancer in a hospital in Dax. A week before his death, a square in Mées was named after him.[3]

Major resultsEdit

1980
1st Stage 16a Vuelta a España
10th Trofeo Masferrer
1981
2nd GP Ouest-France
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
2nd Overall Etoile des Espoirs
10th Overall Tour du Vaucluse
1982
1st Stage 14 Vuelta a España
1983
1st   Overall Tour du Limousin
1st GP de la Ville de Rennes
6th GP Ouest-France
1984
4th La Flèche Wallonne
7th Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
9th Overall Tour du Limousin
1985
1st Stage 3a Tour d'Armorique
1st Maël-Pestivien
4th Grand Prix de Mauléon-Moulins
9th Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stage 4
1986
1st Stage 5a Volta a Catalunya
1987
1st Stage 16 Vuelta a España
1st Stage 3 Vuelta a Andalucía
1988
2nd Boucles de l'Aulne
1990
1st Stage 4 Tour du Vaucluse
2nd Overall GP du Midi-Libre
1st Stage 6 (ITT)

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
  Giro d'Italia 25 34 38 33
  Tour de France 24 36 26 54 22 76 DNF 48 30 59 77
  Vuelta a España 54 22 50 38

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Latin American Herald Tribune - Former French Cyclist Dominique Arnaud Dies at 60". www.laht.com. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  2. ^ L'ancien coureur cycliste Dominique Arnaud est décédé - Sud Ouest (in French)
  3. ^ Cyclisme: décès de l'ancien coureur Dominique Arnaud - La Nouvelle République (in French)

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