Laurent Pichon

Laurent Pichon (born 19 July 1986) is a French racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Arkéa–Samsic.[3] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España.[4] In June 2017, he was named in the startlist for the Tour de France.[5] He was the winner of the 2017 French Road Cycling Cup.

Laurent Pichon
Saint-Ghislain - Grand Prix Pino Cerami, 22 juillet 2015, départ (B117).JPG
Pichon in 2015
Personal information
Full nameLaurent Pichon
Born (1986-07-19) 19 July 1986 (age 34)
Quimper, France
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb; 10 st 12 lb)
Team information
Current teamArkéa–Samsic
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typePuncheur
Professional teams
2010–2012Bretagne–Schuller
2013–2016FDJ
2017–Fortuneo–Vital Concept[1][2]

Major resultsEdit

2009
10th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
2010
1st   Scratch race, National Track Championships
1st Stage 7 Tour de Normandie
2nd Route Adélie
2nd Boucles de l'Aulne
4th Val d'Ille Classic
6th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
8th Overall Paris–Corrèze
8th Paris–Bourges
10th Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
2011
1st   Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
2nd Overall Circuit des Ardennes
1st Stage 3
2nd Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
4th Tour de Vendée
5th Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
5th Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt
8th Flèche d'Emeraude
9th Route Adélie
10th Paris–Troyes
2012
1st   Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
2nd Route Adélie
2nd Boucles de l'Aulne
5th Overall Circuit de Lorraine
5th Paris–Tours
6th Tour de Vendée
8th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2013
3rd Classic Loire Atlantique
4th Tour de Vendée
8th Val d'Ille Classic
9th Route Adélie
10th Paris–Camembert
2014
3rd Paris–Camembert
5th Tour de Vendée
7th Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
2015
3rd Boucles de l'Aulne
9th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
2016
4th Tro-Bro Léon
9th Overall Tour de Wallonie
Vuelta a España
Held   after Stage 2
Held   after Stage 2
2017
1st Overall French Road Cycling Cup
1st Route Adélie
1st Classic Loire Atlantique
1st Stage 1a Settimana Internazionale di Coppi e Bartali
3rd Polynormande
3rd Boucles de l'Aulne
4th Tro-Bro Léon
7th Paris–Camembert
7th Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
8th Grand Prix d'Isbergues
9th Grand Prix de Fourmies
10th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
2018
6th Overall Arctic Race of Norway
10th Paris–Camembert
  Combativity award Stage 7 Tour de France
2019
5th Overall Kreiz Breizh Elites
2020
4th Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
  Giro d'Italia 163 129
  Tour de France 125 98
  Vuelta a España 111 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Arkéa-Samsic". Directvelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Franck Bonnamour et Romain Le Roux avec Arkéa-Samsic en 2020" [Franck Bonnamour and Romain Le Roux with Arkéa-Samsic in 2020]. Arkéa–Samsic (in French). Pro Cycling Breizh. 14 October 2019. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Team Arkea - Samsic". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 7 January 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  4. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved 21 August 2015.
  5. ^ "2017: 104th Tour de France: Start List". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 28 June 2017.

External linksEdit