Sébastien Hinault

Sébastien Hinault (born 11 February 1974) is a French former professional road racing cyclist, who competed professionally between 1997 and 2014, competing in seventeen Grand Tours. He now works as a directeur sportif for UCI ProTeam Arkéa–Samsic.[1]

Sébastien Hinault
Sébastien Hinault.jpg
Hinault in 2014
Personal information
Full nameSébastien Hinault
Born (1974-02-11) 11 February 1974 (age 46)
Saint-Brieuc, France
Team information
Current teamArkéa–Samsic
DisciplineRoad
Role
Professional teams
1997–2008GAN
2009–2012Ag2r–La Mondiale
2013–2014IAM Cycling
Managerial team
2015–Bretagne–Séché Environnement
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2008)

One-day races and Classics

Boucles de l'Aulne (2012)

CareerEdit

Born in Saint-Brieuc, Hinault debuted in 1997 with the French team GAN, which later became Crédit Agricole, and has competed in the Tour de France five times. After Crédit Agricole disbanded in 2008, Hinault joined Ag2r–La Mondiale. Hinault left Ag2r–La Mondiale at the end of the 2012 season, and joined the new IAM Cycling team for the 2013 season.[2] Hinault retired from competition at the end of the 2014 season and in October 2014 was announced as a directeur sportif for the Bretagne–Séché Environnement team for 2015.[3]

He is not related to former cyclist Bernard Hinault.

Major resultsEdit

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
  Giro d'Italia 135 100
  Tour de France 123 125 137 147 138 DNF 115 113 132 111 122
  Vuelta a España 64 69 117 106
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Arkea - Samsic". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 5 July 2020. Retrieved 5 July 2020.
  2. ^ Mignot, Alexandre (1 August 2012). "Direction IAM Cycling pour Sebastien Hinault" [Sebastien Hinault heading for IAM Cycling]. Cyclism'Actu (in French). Swar-Agency. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Sébastien Hinault directeur sportif" [Sébastien Hinault sporting director]. L'Équipe (in French). 21 October 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2015.

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