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William Bonnet (born 25 June 1982) is a French professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Groupama–FDJ.[1] In the 2015 Tour de France, Bonnet crashed at full speed on stage 3 near Huy in Belgium after clipping wheels of a rider in front. He has suffered a multiple fracture of the second cervical vertebrae and was rushed to Paris for surgery and placed in an induced coma before any neurological damage was done.

William Bonnet
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Bonnet at the 2008 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Bonnet
Born (1982-06-25) 25 June 1982 (age 37)
Saint-Doulchard, France
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)
Team information
Current teamGroupama–FDJ
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional team(s)
2002–2005BigMat–Auber 93
2006–2008Crédit Agricole
2009–2010Bbox Bouygues Telecom
2011–FDJ

Major resultsEdit

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 111 DNF DNF DNF DNF
  Tour de France 109 102 128 DNF DNF 158 DNF 127 143
  Vuelta a España 109 111 152
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Groupama-FDJ confirm 28 riders for 2019". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. 15 November 2018. Retrieved 3 January 2019.

External linksEdit

  Media related to William Bonnet at Wikimedia Commons