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Julien Absalon

France
36 Age 2013 With BMC since

Specialties and Strengths: Uphill, downhills, in dry or wet conditions... This man can do everything.

Full name
Julien Absalon
Pro since
1999
Date of birth
August 16, 1980
Place of birth
Remiremont, France
Residence
St Amé, France
Height
1.80m
Weight
68kg

Race History

2016: Won the Overall Classification and three rounds of the UCI MTB World Cup presented by Shimano... Won the European and French Championships... Took bronze at the UCI MTB World Championships... 2015: Won his 30th round of the UCI MTB World Cup... Won the European and French National Championships... Finished second of the UCI MTB World Championships and overall classification of the World Cup... Finished the season as n°1 of the UCI Ranking... 2014Won his fifth World Champion title, seven years after the last one... Won the European and French National Championships... Won the overall classification of the UCI MTB World Cup as well as three rounds of the series... Broke his collarbone in November during a cyclo-cross race... 2013: Won the European Championships... 2012: Punctured at the London Olympics... Won two rounds of the UCI MTB World Cup including his local race in La Bresse... 2011: Finished third of the World Championships and of the overall World Cup... 2010: Won one round of the UCI MTB World Cup and ended up second of the overall classification... 2009: Spent 360 days as n°1 of the UCI Ranking...  Won the overall UCI MTB World Cup for the fifth time... Won a silver medal at the World Championships... 2008: Was crowned Olympic Champion in Beijing for the second time of his career... Won five out of nine World Cup rounds as well as the overall... 2007: Became World Champion and World Cup champion... 2006: Won the World Championships, the European Championships, the French Championships and the overall World Cup... 2005: Won gold at the World Championships... 2004: Won the Olympic Games in Athens and the World Championships... 2003: Won his first overall UCI MTB World Cup... 

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Results

2016

1st UCI MTB World Cup - Overall
1st UCI MTB World Cup #6 - Vallnord
1st UCI MTB World Cup #5 - Mont-Sainte-Anne
2nd UCI MTB World Cup #4 - Lenzerheide
3rd UCI MTB XCO World Championships
1st UCI MTB World Cup #3 - La Bresse
1st XCO UEC European Championships

2015

2nd UCI MTB & Trials World Championships
2nd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup - Overall
1st XCO, XC European Championships
1st French XCO National Championships

2014

1st World Championships, Hafjell (NOR)
1st European Championships, Sankt Wendel (GER)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Overall classification
1st 3 rounds of the UCI MTB World Cup: Pietermaritzburg (RSA), Cairns (AUS) and Albstadt (GER)

2013

1st European Championships, Bern (SUI)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)

2012

1st UCI MTB World Cup, Houffalize (BEL)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, La Bresse (FRA)
4th World Championships, Saalfelden (AUT)

2011

1st UCI MTB World Cup, Offenburg (GER)
2nd European Championships (SVK)
3rd World Championships, Champéry (SUI)
3rd UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification

2010

1st UCI MTB World Cup, Offenburg (GER)
2nd UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification
5th World Championships, Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)

2009

1st UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Houffalize (BEL)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Offenburg (GER)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Madrid (ESP)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
2nd World Championships, Canberra (AUS)

2008

1st Olympic Games, Beijing (CHN)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Houffalize (BEL)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Offenburg (GER)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Madrid (ESP)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Bromont (CAN)

2007

1st World Championships, Fort William (GBR)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification

2006

1st World Championships, Rotorua (NZL)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification
1st European Championships

2005

1st World Championships, Livigno (ITA)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Madrid (ESP)
2nd European Championships, Kluisbergen (BEL)

2004

1st Olympic Games, Athens (GRE)
1st World Championships, Les Gets (FRA)

2003

1st UCI MTB World Cup, overall classification
1st UCI MTB World Cup, Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)

1998

1st Junior World Championships, Mont-Sainte-Anne (CAN)
7th UCI Mountain Bike World Cup #2, Albstadt
3rd UCI Mountain Bike World Cup #1, Nove Mesto na Morave
4th Heubacher Mountainbike Festival Bike The Rock
1st Proffix Swiss Bike Cup #2, Ötztaler Mountainbike Festival
2nd Proffix Swiss Bike Cup #1
4th French Cup #1
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