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Historic Overview Gilles Delion

Rider

Overall Rank1104
NameGilles DELION
Country
  France
Date of birth05-Aug-1966 - Saint Etienne (Auvergne Rhône Alpes)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Gilles Delion

Gilles Delion (born 5 August 1966) is a French former road bicycle racer. His greatest achievements include winning the Giro di Lombardia in 1990 and the young rider classification in the 1990 Tour de France.

Early in his career, Delion was seen as a great promise, but Delion ended his career in 1996, saying that at that point doping was widespread in the cycling peloton, and that all French teams were involved. Willy Voet wrote in his book "Massacre à la chaîne" that Delion was against doping, and that other cyclists ridiculed Delion for that.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

5

Major Victories

Giro di Lombardia 1990
G.P. d'Ouverture - La Marseillaise 1994
Classique des Alpes 1992
Tour de France - stages 1992 (1)
Critérium International - stages 1990 (1)
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Seasons

Gilles Delion - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1986 Individual 5 1034
2. 1987 Individual 0 1692
3. 1988 Weinmann - La Suisse - SMM Uster 227 256
4. 1989 Helvetia - La Suisse 1066 40
5. 1990 Helvetia - La Suisse 2187 7
6. 1991 Helvetia - La Suisse 472 122
7. 1992 Helvetia - Fichtel & Sachs 454 137
8. 1993 Castorama 156 271
9. 1994 Castorama 200 251
10. 1995 Chazal - MBK - König 36 539
11. 1996 Aki - Gipiemme - Safi 0 1445
12. 1998 Individual 3 1382
13. 2000 Individual 3 1574
14. 2001 Individual 2 1753
Overall: 4811 1104