Maxime Monfort

Maxime Monfort (born 14 January 1983) is a Belgian former professional road racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 2004 and 2019 for the Landbouwkrediet–Colnago, Cofidis, Team HTC–Columbia, RadioShack–Leopard,[2] and Lotto–Soudal teams.[3]

Maxime Monfort
Maxime Monfort TDPB 2013 (Cropping).jpg
Monfort in 2013.
Personal information
Full nameMaxime Monfort
Born (1983-01-14) 14 January 1983 (age 37)
Bastogne, Wallonia, Belgium
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb; 10.4 st)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional teams
2004–2005Landbouwkrediet–Colnago
2006–2008Cofidis
2009–2010Team Columbia–High Road
2011–2013Leopard Trek
2014–2019Lotto–Belisol[1]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 TTT stage (2011)

Stage races

Tour de Luxembourg (2004)
Bayern–Rundfahrt (2010)

One-day races and Classics

National Time Trial Championships (2009)

Monfort won a variety of races including the Tour de Luxembourg in 2004, the Bayern–Rundfahrt in 2010, and the Belgian National Time Trial Championships in 2009. Monfort has also had top grand tour finishes including a 6th-place finish in the 2011 Vuelta a España, and a 16th-place finish in the 2012 Tour de France. He finished 14th in the 2013 Tour de France, marking his highest finish in the Tour.

Major resultsEdit

2004
1st   Overall Tour de Luxembourg
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 3
1st   Young rider classification Ronde van Nederland
4th Overall Ster Elektrotoer
6th Overall Tour de la Region Wallonne
8th Overall Tour du Limousin
2005
2nd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st   Young rider classification
3rd Overall Regio-Tour
4th Overall Tour de l'Avenir
5th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
6th Grand Prix Pino Cerami
7th Overall Ster Elektrotoer
8th Overall Tour de la Region Wallonne
2007
7th Overall Deutschland Tour
2008
4th Overall Critérium International
5th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
9th Overall Volta a la Comunitat Valenciana
9th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
10th Overall Circuit Franco-Belge
2009
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
4th Overall Critérium International
4th Chrono des Nations
5th Overall Eneco Tour
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
2010
1st   Overall Bayern–Rundfahrt
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
5th Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal
6th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
8th Overall Critérium International
8th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
2011
4th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
6th Overall Vuelta a España
1st Stage 1 (TTT)
7th Gran Premio Bruno Beghelli
8th Overall Tour of Oman
10th Overall Paris–Nice
10th Overall Tour de Suisse
2012
6th Overall Critérium International
7th Overall Paris–Nice
8th Overall Tour de Luxembourg
9th Overall Vuelta a Andalucía
2013
4th Overall Tour Méditerranéen
10th Overall Eneco Tour
2015
8th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
2016
8th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
9th Overall Tour de l'Ain
2018
9th Binche–Chimay–Binche

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 33 14 11 15 13
  Tour de France 23 28 55 28 16 14 142
  Vuelta a España 11 6 16 16 27 16 DNF 42
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish
DSQ Disqualified

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Monfort joins Lotto Belisol from RadioShack". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 5 September 2013.
  2. ^ "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011.
  3. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (6 September 2019). "Maxime Monfort announces retirement". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc.

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