Philippe Gilbert

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Philippe Gilbert
Tour de France 2017, Stage 2 (34867855333) (cropped).jpg
Gilbert at the 2017 Tour de France
Personal information
Full namePhilippe Gilbert
NicknameBoar of the Ardennes[1]
Born (1982-07-05) 5 July 1982 (age 39)
Verviers, Wallonia, Belgium[2]
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10+12 in)[3]
Weight69 kg (152 lb; 10 st 12 lb)[3]
Team information
Current teamLotto–Soudal
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Puncheur
Professional teams
2003–2008FDJeux.com
2009–2011Silence–Lotto
2012–2016BMC Racing Team
2017–2019Quick-Step Floors[4]
2020–Lotto–Soudal[5]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2011)
Giro d'Italia
3 individual stages (2009, 2015)
Combativity award (2015)
Vuelta a España
7 individual stages (2010, 2012, 2013, 2019)

Stage races

Three Days of De Panne (2017)
Tour of Beijing (2014)
Tour of Belgium (2011)
Ster ZLM Toer (2009, 2011, 2014)

One-day races and Classics

World Road Race Championships (2012)
National Road Race Championships (2011, 2016)
National Time Trial Championships (2011)
Paris–Roubaix (2019)
Tour of Flanders (2017)
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (2011)
Giro di Lombardia (2009, 2010)
Amstel Gold Race (2010, 2011, 2014, 2017)
La Flèche Wallonne (2011)
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2006, 2008)
Clásica de San Sebastián (2011)
Strade Bianche (2011)
Paris–Tours (2008, 2009)
Brabantse Pijl (2011, 2014)
GP de Québec (2011)
Gran Piemonte (2009, 2010)
Grand Prix de Fourmies (2006)

Other

UCI World Tour (2011)
Vélo d'Or (2011)
Medal record
Men's road bicycle racing
Representing  Belgium
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Valkenburg Road race
Representing BMC Racing Team
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Valkenburg Team time trial

Philippe Gilbert (born 5 July 1982) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer. He won the 2012 UCI Road World Championships. Gilbert is one of the two cyclist in the history, along with Davide Rebellin, to have won the three Ardennes classics: the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège. Gilbert is a member of the Intermarché–Wanty–Gobert Matériaux [6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Gilbert honored as "Boar of Ardennes" in Aywaille". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 October 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  2. "Philippe Gilbert – About Phil". Retrieved 6 June 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Philippe Gilbert, Deceuninck - Quick-Step Cycling team". Archived from the original on 13 January 2019. Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  4. Torrego, José María (23 December 2018). "El Deceuninck Quick Step busca no sucumbir del cetro mundial del ciclismo en 2019" [The Deceuninck Quick Step seeks not to succumb from the cycling world title in 2019]. La Guía del Ciclismo (in Spanish). Digipress Ibérica SL. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  5. Ballinger, Alex (19 August 2019). "Philippe Gilbert signs with Lotto-Soudal for three years". Cycling Weekly. TI Media. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
  6. "Philippe Gilbert signs for BMC". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.