Pierre-Luc Périchon

Pierre-Luc Périchon (born 4 January 1987) is a French professional road and track bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Cofidis.[2]

Pierre-Luc Périchon
Pierre-Luc Périchon (2018).JPG
Périchon in 2018.
Personal information
Full namePierre-Luc Périchon
Born (1987-01-04) 4 January 1987 (age 34)
Bourg-en-Bresse, France
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb; 10.9 st)
Team information
Current teamCofidis
Disciplines
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider typeBaroudeur
Amateur teams
2006VC Ambérieu
2007–2008Saint-Vulbas CC
2009–2011SCO Dijon
Professional teams
2012La Pomme Marseille
2013–2018Bretagne–Séché Environnement
2019–Cofidis[1]

CareerEdit

Born in Bourg-en-Bresse, Périchon has competed as a professional since the start of the 2012 season,[3] having signed a deal with the La Pomme Marseille team in August 2011.[4] Périchon has also been a member of the VC Ambérieu, Saint-Vulbas CC,[5] and SCO Dijon amateur teams.

Having featured highly in several domestic races during his career, Périchon won his first UCI Europe Tour race in April 2012, by winning the Paris–Camembert race.[6] Attacking 45 km (28.0 mi) from the finish in Camembert, Périchon won a three-man sprint to the finish line ahead of Saur–Sojasun's Cyril Bessy and Bretagne–Schuller's Jean-Marc Bideau.[7] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France[8] and the 2016 Tour de France.[9] In October 2020, he was named in the startlist for the 2020 Vuelta a España.[10]

Major resultsEdit

2003
1st   Madison, National Novice Track Championships
2004
1st   Madison, National Junior Track Championships
2005
2nd Points race, National Junior Track Championships
2006
2nd Points race, National Under-23 Track Championships
2007
National Track Championships
3rd Madison
3rd Under-23 points race
2008
2nd Madison, National Track Championships
2nd Tour du Charolais
6th Overall Tour des Pays de Savoie
2009
1st GP Blangy
3rd Tour du Haut-Berry
7th Overall Tour Alsace
8th Paris–Tours Espoirs
2010
1st Beuvry la Forêt
1st Stage 3 Tour de Franche Comté
5th Overall Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour
2011
1st   Overall Les Boucles de l'Artois
1st GP Blangy
1st Stage 5 Tour Nivernais Morvan
2nd Points race, National Track Championships
2nd Overall Tour du Loir-et-Cher
1st Stage 2
2012
1st Paris–Camembert
9th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
9th Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
2013
7th Overall Tour de Bretagne
1st Stage 7
7th Tro-Bro Léon
2014
3rd Tour du Doubs
4th Tro-Bro Léon
8th Paris–Tours
8th Chrono des Nations
2015
3rd Overall Boucles de la Mayenne
4th Overall Tour de Langkawi
5th Tro-Bro Léon
9th Overall Tour des Pays de Savoie
  Combativity award Stage 14 Tour de France
2016
1st Stage 3 Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc
9th Overall Giro di Toscana
2017
1st Duo Normand (with Anthony Delaplace)
Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc
1st   Mountains classification
1st Stage 5
4th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Overall Three Days of De Panne
2018
1st Polynormande
4th Duo Normand (with Anthony Delaplace)
8th Road race, UEC European Road Championships
9th Tour du Doubs
2019
2nd Paris–Camembert
2021
2nd Paris–Camembert
3rd Overall Tour du Limousin
5th Tour de Vendée
7th Boucles de l'Aulne
9th Tour du Doubs

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
  Giro d'Italia Has not contested during his career
  Tour de France 81 93 42 57 86 92
  Vuelta a España 97
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bacon, Ellis (30 December 2019). "2020 Team Preview: Cofidis". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Cofidis". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 1 January 2021. Retrieved 1 January 2021.
  3. ^ Morand, Nicolas (19 January 2012). "La Pomme Marseille". Velochrono.fr. Velochrono. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  4. ^ Gachet, Frédéric (5 August 2011). "Pierre-Luc Périchon néo-pro à La Pomme Marseille" [Pierre-Luc Perichon neo-pro at La Pomme Marseille]. DirectVelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  5. ^ Gilson, Michael (1 September 2008). "Pierre-Luc Périchon choisit le SCO Dijon" [Pierre-Luc Perichon chooses SCO Dijon]. DirectVelo (in French). Association Le Peloton. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  6. ^ Walker, Lee (10 April 2012). "Perichon shocks field in Camembert". Yahoo! Eurosport. TF1 Group. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Périchon gets the big cheese in Paris-Camembert". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 10 April 2012. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  8. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015.
  9. ^ "2016 > 103rd Tour de France > Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 30 June 2016.
  10. ^ "75th La Vuelta ciclista a España: Startlist". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 19 October 2020.

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