Dominique Arnould

Dominique Arnould (born 19 November 1966 in Luxeuil-les-Bains in Haute-Saône, France) is a French former professional road, cyclo-cross and mountain bike cyclist. As a professional, the greatest wins in Arnould’s career were the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships in 1993 and a stage win in the 1992 Tour de France. In addition Arnould was the Cyclo-Cross Champion of France five times between 1989 and 2003. He also raced professionally for the Giant mountain bike team, earning several top ten results at world championships in this discipline as well. He retired from professional cycling in 2004 and assumed the position of Directeur Sportif for the French ProTour cycling team Bouygues Télécom, now known as Team TotalEnergies.

Dominique Arnould
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Arnould at the 1993 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameDominique Arnould
Born (1966-11-19) 19 November 1966 (age 54)
Luxeuil-les-Bains, France
Team information
Current teamTeam TotalEnergies
Discipline
  • Road
  • Cyclo-cross
  • Mountain bike
Role
Professional teams
1988–1989Toshiba–Look
1990–1994Castorama
1995Le Groupement
1995CSM Persan–Bic
1996Force Sud
1996Agrigel–La Creuse–Fenioux
1997ProFlex–Mastercard
Managerial team
2005–Bouygues Télécom
Major wins
1993 World Championship cyclo-cross
Medal record
Representing  France
Men's cyclo-cross
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Corva Elite Men's Race

Major resultsEdit

RoadEdit

1987
1st Overall Ronde de l'Isard
1988
4th Overall Tour du Limousin
9th Grand Prix de Wallonie
1989
9th Overall Etoile de Bessèges
9th Trophée des Grimpeurs
1990
6th Grand Prix d'Isbergues
1991
9th GP Industria & Artigianato di Larciano
1992
1st Overall Giro di Puglia
1st Stage 2
1st Stage 1 Tour de France
2nd GP du canton d'Argovie
1993
1st Stage 2 Tour de l'Avenir
2nd Overall Grand Prix du Midi Libre
1994
2nd Bordeaux–Caudéran
7th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996
  Tour de France 68 48 81 DNF
  Giro d'Italia 29 25
  Vuelta a España
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

Cyclo-crossEdit

1986–1987
1st   National Under-23 Championships
1988-1989
1st   National Championships
1989–1990
2nd National Championships
1991–1992
2nd National Championships
1992–1993
1st   UCI World Championships
1st   National Championships
1993–1994
1st   National Championships
UCI World Cup
1st Saint-Herblain
1994-1995
1st Overall Coupe de France de cyclo-cross [fr]
UCI World Cup
1st Wangen
1st Sablé-sur-Sarthe
1996–1997
3rd National Championships
1997–1998
2nd National Championships
1999–2000
1st Challenge de la France Cycliste 1, Dercy
2nd National Championships
2001–2002
1st   National Championships
1st Challenge de la France Cycliste 3, Dangu
2002–2003
1st   National Championships

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