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Sébastien Hinault (born 11 February 1974 in Saint-Brieuc) is a retired French road racing cyclist. He 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.[1] 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.[2]

Sébastien Hinault
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Hinault in 2014
Personal information
Full nameSébastien Hinault
Born (1974-02-11) 11 February 1974 (age 45)
Saint-Brieuc, France
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1997–2008GAN
2009–2012Ag2r–La Mondiale
2013–2014IAM Cycling
Major wins
Grand Tours
Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2008)

One-day races and Classics

Boucles de l'Aulne (2012)

He is not related to former cyclist Bernard Hinault.

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Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2003
1st Stage 4 Tour of Poland
2004
1st Stage 4 Deutschland Tour
2005
1st Stage 2 Circuit Franco-Belge
2006
1st Stage 8 Le Tour de Langkawi
1st Stage 4 Tour de Picardie
1st Stage 4 Tour du Limousin
2008
1st   Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stage 3
1st Stage 10 Vuelta a España
2010
9th Overall Paris–Roubaix
9th Overall Vattenfall Cyclassics
2011
8th E3 Prijs Vlaanderen
2012
1st Boucles de l'Aulne
1st Stage 3 Circuit de Lorraine
2013
7th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
9th Tour du Jura

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  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
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Sébastien Hinault directeur sportif" [Sébastien Hinault sporting director]. L'Équipe (in French). 21 October 2014. Retrieved 23 March 2015.

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