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Laurent Roux

Laurent Roux
Roux in 1999
Personal information
Full nameLaurent Roux
Born (1972-12-03) 3 December 1972 (age 51)
Cahors, France
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team
1992US Montauban
Professional teams
1994Castorama-MaxiSport
1995Castorama
1996TVM
1997–1998TVM-Farm Frites
1999Casino
2000Mobilvetta Design-Rossin
2001–2002Jean Delatour
Major wins
Giro d'Italia, 1 stage

Laurent Roux (born 3 December 1972 in Cahors) is a French former road bicycle racer.

Doping

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In 1999, he was found guilty of using amphetamines and was suspended for six months.[1] In 2002, he was tested non-negative for amphetamines after an out of competition control.[2] In 2006 he also confessed at a doping trial in Bordeaux that he used EPO, human growth hormone, cortisone and testosterone and sold "Pot Belge" to other riders.[1]

Major results

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1996
1st, Stage 2b, Route du Sud
1997
1st, Classique des Alpes
1st, Paris–Bourges
1st, Stage 3, Route du Sud
1st, Overall, Tour de l'Avenir
1998
1st, Stage 13, Giro d'Italia
1999
1st, Trophée des Grimpeurs
1st, Stage 4, Paris–Nice
2001
1st, Stage 2, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1st, Stage 3, Route du Sud

Goujounac

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His father, Jacques Roux (1948-2021), was mayor of Goujounac.[3]

See also

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References

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  1. ^ a b "Cycling: Roux admits drug use and dealing". www.iht.com. 20 June 2006. Retrieved 22 November 2007.
  2. ^ "Laurent Roux non-negative for amphetamines". www.cyclingnews.com. 30 June 2002. Retrieved 22 November 2007.
  3. ^ Adoue, Manon (2021). "Lot : Jacques Roux, le maire de Goujounac est décédé". La Dépêche du Midi (in French). Retrieved 22 December 2021.
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