Jimmy Engoulvent

Jimmy Engoulvent (born 7 December 1979 in Le Mans) is a French former road racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2001 and 2015 for the Cofidis, Crédit Agricole, Sojasun and Team Europcar teams. Since retiring, Engoulvent has worked as a directeur sportif for the Direct Énergie team, before moving to Vital Concept for the 2018 season.[2]

Jimmy Engoulvent
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Personal information
Full nameJimmy Engoulvent
Born (1979-12-07) 7 December 1979 (age 40)
Le Mans, France
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
Team information
Current teamB&B Hotels–Vital Concept
  • Rider (retired)
  • Team manager
Rider typeRouleur
Amateur teams
1992–1999UC Sabolienne
2000–2001Vendée U–Pays de la Loire
2000Bonjour (stagiaire)
Professional teams
2006–2008Crédit Agricole
2009–2013Besson Chaussures–Sojasun
2014–2015Team Europcar[1]
Managerial teams
2016–2017Direct Énergie (directeur sportif)
2018–Vital Concept (directeur sportif)
Major wins
Four Days of Dunkirk (2012)

In his professional career, Engoulvent was a prologue time trial specialist, having won many prologues throughout his career, he also specialised in small field sprints. He was the lanterne rouge of the 2012 Tour de France, as he finished last of the 153 riders to complete the Tour.

Engoulvent joined Team Europcar for the 2014 season, after his previous team – Sojasun – folded at the end of the 2013 season.[1]

Major resultsEdit


8th Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
2nd Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers
1st Stage 2b Tour de la Somme
6th Grand Prix de Denain
7th Grand Prix Rudy Dhaenens
3rd Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
3rd Tartu GP
8th Overall Volta ao Algarve
8th Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
9th Le Samyn
3rd Cholet-Pays de Loire
10th Eindhoven Team Time Trial
Tour Méditerranéen
1st Mountains classification
1st Stage 3 (TTT)
3rd Overall Tour de Picardie
1st Prologue La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
8th Eindhoven Team Time Trial
9th Grand Prix de Denain
3rd Grand Prix de Denain
5th Overall Delta Tour Zeeland
8th Overall Tour Ivoirien de la Paix
1st Stage 4
1st Stage 2 Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 4 Tour Alsace
1st Stage 3 Circuito Montañés
1st Stage 4 Tour de Gironde
4th Overall Tour de Bretagne
1st Stage 5
6th Overall Circuit de la Sarthe
1st Stage 3 (ITT)
8th Overall Tour de Picardie
9th Overall Les 3 Jours de Vaucluse
1st Stage 2
1st Overall Tour du Poitou-Charentes
1st Stage 3
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Prologue Boucles de la Mayenne
1st Prologue Volta a Portugal
8th Val d'Ille Classic
10th Tro-Bro Léon
1st Prologue Vuelta a Andalucía
7th Overall Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen
10th Binche–Tournai–Binche
1st Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Stage 3
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
3rd Flèche d'Emeraude
1st Prologue Tour de Luxembourg
1st Stage 5 Four Days of Dunkirk
1st Prologue Boucles de la Mayenne
6th Cholet-Pays de Loire
4th Tro-Bro Léon

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
  Giro d'Italia Did not contest during career
  Tour de France 138 DNF 136 158 153
  Vuelta a España 157 133
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish


  1. ^ a b "Engoulvent joins new sponsor at Team Europcar". Team Europcar. SA Vendée Cyclisme. 16 October 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.
  2. ^ "Vital Concept. Rous, Engoulvent et Pauchard dans le staff" [Vital Concept. Rous, Engoulvent and Pauchard in the staff]. Le Télégramme (in French). Groupe Télégramme. 1 November 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.cyclingbase.com/palcoureurs.php?id=1359&idtitle=1

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