Sébastien Chavanel (born March 21, 1981 in Châtellerault) is a retired French professional road bicycle racer who last rode for UCI ProTeam FDJ. He is a younger brother, by just under 2 years, to fellow professional cyclist Sylvain Chavanel.
Chavanel at the 2010 Four Days of Dunkirk
|Full name||Sébastien Chavanel|
|Born||March 21, 1981|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
|2003–2006||Brioches La Boulangère|
|2007–2010||Française des Jeux|
|GP de Denain (2007)|
Tour de Picardie (2008)
After three seasons with Team Europcar, Chavanel returned to FDJ.fr for the 2014 season. At the 2015 Tour of Flanders, Chavanel sustained right thigh hematoma as a neutral service car rammed his team car which was stopped behind him to change his bike's wheel.
- 1st, Stages 2 and 3, Tour de l'Avenir
- 1st, Stages 2, 4 and 5, Points Classification Tour de l'Avenir
- 1st, Stage 5 Tour de Wallonie
- 1st, Stage 3 GP Internacional da Costa Azul
- 1st, Grand Prix de Denain
- 1st, Stage 5, Points Classification, Étoile de Bessèges
- 1st, Stage 3, Tour de Picardie
- 1st, Stage 3, Tour de Poitou-Charentes et de la Vienne
- 1st, French Road Cycling Cup
- 2nd, Tro-Bro Léon
- 3rd, Grand Prix d'Isbergues
- 4th, Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
- 5th, Châteauroux Classic de l Indre
- 1st, Overall, Stage 4, Points Classification Tour de Picardie
- 2nd, Grand Prix de la Ville de Rennes
- 6th, Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
- "Sébastien Chavanel signs for FDJ.fr". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. 11 October 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.
- Gregor Brown (6 April 2015). "Teams left angry after Tour of Flanders neutral service car incidents". Cycling Weekly. IPC Media Sports & Leisure network. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
- "Tour de France 2015: Lanterne Rouge - stage 21". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
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