Philippe Gilbert

Belgian cyclist

Philippe Gilbert (born 5 July 1982) is a Belgian professional road bicycle racer. He won the 2012 UCI Road World Championships. Gilbert is one of the two cyclist in the history, along with Davide Rebellin, to have won the three Ardennes classics: the Amstel Gold Race, La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège. Gilbert is a member of the CCC Team [5]

Philippe Gilbert
Tour de France 2017, Stage 2 (34867855333) (cropped).jpg
Gilbert at the 2017 Tour de France
Personal information
Full namePhilippe Gilbert
NicknameBoar of the Ardennes[1]
Born (1982-07-05) 5 July 1982 (age 37)
Verviers, Wallonia, Belgium[2]
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)[3]
Weight69 kg (152 lb; 10 st 12 lb)[3]
Team information
Current teamLotto–Soudal
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Puncheur
Professional team(s)
2003–2008FDJeux.com
2009–2011Silence–Lotto
2012–2016BMC Racing Team
2017–2019Quick-Step Floors[4]
2020–Lotto–Soudal[template problem]
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (2011)
Giro d'Italia
3 individual stages (2009, 2015)
Combativity award (2015)
Vuelta a España
7 individual stages (2010, 2012, 2013, 2019)

Stage races

Three Days of De Panne (2017)
Tour of Beijing (2014)
Tour of Belgium (2011)
Ster ZLM Toer (2009, 2011, 2014)

One-day races and Classics

World Road Race Championships (2012)
National Road Race Championships (2011, 2016)
National Time Trial Championships (2011)
Paris–Roubaix (2019)
Tour of Flanders (2017)
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (2011)
Giro di Lombardia (2009, 2010)
Amstel Gold Race (2010, 2011, 2014, 2017)
La Flèche Wallonne (2011)
Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (2006, 2008)
Clásica de San Sebastián (2011)
Strade Bianche (2011)
Paris–Tours (2008, 2009)
Brabantse Pijl (2011, 2014)
GP de Québec (2011)
Gran Piemonte (2009, 2010)
Grand Prix de Fourmies (2006)

Other

UCI World Tour (2011)
Vélo d'Or (2011)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Gilbert honored as "Boar of Ardennes" in Aywaille". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 October 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2013.
  2. "Philippe Gilbert – About Phil". Retrieved 6 June 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Philippe Gilbert, Deceuninck - Quick-Step Cycling team". Retrieved 14 July 2019.
  4. Torrego, José María (23 December 2018). "El Deceuninck Quick Step busca no sucumbir del cetro mundial del ciclismo en 2019" [The Deceuninck Quick Step seeks not to succumb from the cycling world title in 2019]. La Guía del Ciclismo (in Spanish). Digipress Ibérica SL. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  5. "Philippe Gilbert signs for BMC". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 19 August 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.