Anthony Charteau

road bicycle racer

Anthony Charteau (born June 4, 1979[1] in Nantes) is a French retired professional cyclist. He raced as a professional between 2001 and 2013.[2] His biggest win was the polka dot jersey for the best climber in the Tour de France in 2010. He also won the Tropicale Amissa Bongo race in Gabon for three years in a row from 2010 to 2012.[3]

Anthony Charteau
Anthony Charteau - Critérium du Dauphiné 2012 - Prologue (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Full nameAnthony Charteau
Born (1979-06-04) 4 June 1979 (age 43)
Nantes, France
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Rider typeBreak away specialists/Climber
Professional teams
2006–2007Crédit Agricole
2008–2009Caisse d'Epargne
2010–2013Bbox Bouygues Telecom
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
Mountains classification (2010)

Stage races

Tour de Langkawi (2007)

Charteau retired at the end of the 2013 season.[2]


1st, Stage 6, Volta a Catalunya
1st, Polynormand
1st Overall, Tour de Langkawi
1st, Stage 3
2nd, Paris–Camembert
3rd, Tour du Limousin
1st Overall, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st, Stage 4
1st   King of the Mountains, Tour de France
1st Overall, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st, Stage 2, Route du Sud
3rd, Boucles de l'Aulne
1st Overall, La Tropicale Amissa Bongo
1st Stage 4, Tour de Normandie
9th Overall, Rhône-Alpes Isère Tour


  1. "Anthony Charteau". Cycling Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Anthony Charteau to retire three years after winning Tour de France polka dot jersey". Sky Sports. BSkyB. 6 August 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2013.
  3. "Cycling / Tropicale Amissa Bongo : Two Africans on the final podium, Eritrea, Morocco, more sports,". Archived from the original on 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2014-08-14.

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