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Dominique Cornu

Dominique Cornu
Personal information
Full nameDominique Cornu
Born (1985-10-10) 10 October 1985 (age 38)
Beveren, Belgium
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Discipline
  • Road
  • Track
RoleRider
Rider typeTime triallist
Professional teams
2005–2006Bodysol–Win for Life–Jong Vlaanderen
2007–2008Predictor–Lotto
2009Quick-Step
2010Skil–Shimano
2011–2013Topsport Vlaanderen–Mercator
2014Sunweb–Napoleon Games[1]
2015Verandas Willems

Dominique Cornu (born 10 October 1985) is a Belgian retired road and track cyclist from Flanders, who competed professionally between 2005 and 2015. He specialised in the time trial discipline.

Career

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Cornu was born in Beveren.

At the 2006 World Cycling Championship he was crowned Under-23 Time Trial World Champion.[2] He had previously won the Junior Belgian Time Trial Championship in 2003 and 2004, and in 2005 he became the Belgian Under-23 time trial Champion. Cornu is also an accomplished track cyclist, winning the Individual Pursuit at the 2006 Belgian Track Cycling Championships.[3] In addition to Cornu's time trialing skills he is also a promising cobblestone rider, having won the Under-23 edition of the prestigious Omloop "Het Volk" cycling classic in 2006.

Cornu left Topsport Vlaanderen–Baloise at the end of the 2013 season, and joined Sunweb–Napoleon Games for the 2014 season.[1]

Major results

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2003
1st Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
2004
1st Time trial, National Junior Road Championships
1st Grand Prix des Nations Under–23
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Vlaams-Brabant
2005
1st Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
1st Overall Tour de Berlin
1st Stage 2 Tweedaagse van de Gaverstreek
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Vlaams-Brabant
2nd Time trial, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2006
1st Time trial, UCI Under-23 Road World Championships
1st Time trial, National Under-23 Road Championships
National Track Championships
1st Individual pursuit
2nd Kilo
3rd Points race
1st Omloop Het Nieuwsblad U23
1st Prologue Ronde van Antwerpen
3rd Time trial, UEC European Under-23 Road Championships
2008
1st Stage 4 Giro del Capo
2010
2nd Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 4 (ITT)
4th Time trial, National Road Championships
2011
7th Overall Eneco Tour

References

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  1. ^ a b "Dominique Cornu tekent voor Sunweb-Napoleon Games" [Dominique Cornu signs for Sunweb-Napoleon Games]. SportWereld–Het Nieuwsblad (in Dutch). Corelio. Belga. 25 October 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  2. ^ A dream comes true for Cornu, cyclingnews.com
  3. ^ Dominique Cornu at Cycling Archives
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