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Kévin Vauquelin

Kévin Vauquelin
Vauquelin in Espelette, 2024 Itzulia.
Personal information
Born (2001-04-26) 26 April 2001 (age 23)
Bayeux, France
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
Current teamArkéa–B&B Hotels
Discipline
RoleRider
Rider type
Amateur teams
2020–2021VC Rouen 76
2020Arkéa–Samsic (stagiaire)
2021Arkéa–Samsic (stagiaire)[1]
Professional team
2022–Arkéa–Samsic
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2024)
Medal record
Men's track cycling
Representing  France
UCI Junior Track World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2018 Aigle Team pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2019 Frankfurt Points race
Silver medal – second place 2019 Frankfurt Team pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Frankfurt Madison

Kévin Vauquelin (born 26 April 2001) is a French cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Arkéa–B&B Hotels.[2] Professional since 2022, Vauquelin has most notably won a stage of the 2024 Tour de France.

His first professional win was a stage of and the overall title of the 2023 Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var.[3] In February 2024, he won the stage five time trial and finished second overall in the Étoile de Bessèges. Two months later, he placed second to Stephen Williams at the La Flèche Wallonne.[4] In late June, Vauquelin took his biggest success to date, winning stage two of the Tour de France via a solo win from the breakaway.[5] This also marked Arkéa–B&B Hotels's first ever stage win in the race.

Major results

Road

2018
1st Time trial, National Junior Championships
4th Chrono des Nations Juniors
4th La Classique des Alpes Juniors
2019
National Junior Championships
1st Road race
3rd Time trial
6th Overall Grand Prix Rüebliland
6th La Classique des Alpes Juniors
2020
2nd Trio Normand
National Under-23 Championships
3rd Time trial
4th Road race
2021
1st Time trial, National Under-23 Championships
2nd Overall Etoile d'Or
3rd Annemasse–Bellegarde et retour
9th Overall Tour d'Eure-et-Loir
2022
1st Young rider classification, Tour of Belgium
2nd Overall Tour Poitou-Charentes en Nouvelle-Aquitaine
1st Young rider classification
2nd Overall Tour de Luxembourg
4th Route Adélie
6th Overall Tour of Oman
6th Overall Arctic Race of Norway
7th Overall Vuelta a Asturias
7th Time trial, UEC European Championships
7th Ronde van Drenthe
2023 (3 pro wins)
1st Overall Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 1
1st Tour du Jura
2nd Route Adélie de Vitré
4th Overall Étoile de Bessèges
5th Overall Tour du Limousin
6th Overall Région Pays de la Loire Tour
9th Tour du Doubs
2024 (2)
1st Stage 2 Tour de France
2nd Overall Étoile de Bessèges
1st Young rider classification
1st Stage 5 (ITT)
2nd Time trial, National Road Championships
2nd La Flèche Wallonne
3rd Grand Prix La Marseillaise
8th Overall Tour of the Basque Country
10th Overall Tirreno–Adriatico

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2023 2024
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia
A yellow jersey Tour de France IP
A red jersey Vuelta a España DNF

Track

2018
2nd Team pursuit, UCI World Junior Championships
2019
UCI World Cup
1st Team pursuit, Milton
3rd Madison (with Morgan Kneisky), Brisbane
UCI World Junior Championships
2nd Points race
2nd Team pursuit
3rd Madison (with Clément Petit)

References

  1. ^ "Team Arkea - Samsic". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 7 January 2021. Retrieved 7 January 2021.
  2. ^ "Les coureurs" [The riders] (in French). Arkéa–Samsic. Archived from the original on 13 February 2022. Retrieved 13 February 2022.
  3. ^ Ostanek, Daniel (19 February 2023). "Vauquelin holds on to win the Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var". CyclingNews. Future plc. Retrieved 19 February 2023.
  4. ^ Ostanek, Dani (17 April 2024). "La Flèche Wallonne: Stevie Williams dominates decisive Huy ascent for signature win". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. Retrieved 17 April 2024.
  5. ^ Moultrie, James (30 June 2024). "Tour de France: Tadej Pogačar moves into maillot jaune as Kévin Vauquelin solos to victory on stage 2". Cycling News. Retrieved 30 June 2024.
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