Sébastien Joly

Sébastien Joly (born 25 June 1979 in Tournon-sur-Rhône) is a former French professional road racing cyclist, who competed as a professional between 2000 and 2011.[1] In 2006, he joined the Française des Jeux on the UCI ProTour. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer on 25 June 2007, his 28th birthday. He underwent an operation and then completed radiotherapy treatment on 11 September.[2] Joly joined former team FDJ as a coach for the 2015 season.[3]

Sébastien Joly
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Personal information
Full nameSébastien Joly
Born (1979-06-25) 25 June 1979 (age 41)
Tournon, France
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team
1999Vendee U Pays-de-la-Loire
Professional teams
2000–2002Bonjour
2003Jean Delatour
2004–2005Crédit Agricole
2006–2009Française des Jeux
2010–2011Saur–Sojasun

Major resultsEdit

2000 – Bonjour
1st, Stage 5 – Circuit des Mines
2001 – Bonjour
2002 – Bonjour
3rd, Stage 1 – Étoile de Bessèges
2003 – Jean Delatour
1st – Route Adélie de Vitré
Sprints Competition – Tour du Limousin
Young Riders' Competition – Tour du Limousin
2004 – Crédit Agricole
2005 – Crédit Agricole
1st overall and Stage 1 – Tour du Limousin
3rd, Stage 4 – Tour Down Under
105th overall – Tour de France
2006 – Française des Jeux
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
King of the Mountains Competition (after Stages 3 and 4)
2007 – Française des Jeux
Paris–Camembert

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Joly retiring after 12 years in pro peloton". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 8 December 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  2. ^ "Joly is back on his bike". cyclingnews.com. 31 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-31.
  3. ^ Farrand, Stephen. "FDJ aiming to win the Tour de France in the next five years". Retrieved 30 January 2015.

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