Anthony Charteau

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Anthony Charteau at the Tour de Romandie 2011
Anthony Charteau

Anthony Charteau (born June 4, 1979 in Nantes ) is a former French cyclist .

Athletic career

Anthony Charteau began his professional career in 2001 with the French cycling team Bonjour . In 2003 he won the one-day race Classique Loire-Atlantique . The team's sponsor was now Brioches La Boulangère . In 2004 he took part in the Tour de France for the first time and finished it in 103rd place overall.

From 2005, Jean-René Bernaudeau's team drove under the name Bouygues Télécom . He won a stage in the Tour of Catalonia and thus crowned one of his numerous attempts to break away with the only ProTour success of his team that year.

From 2006 to 2007 Charteau drove for the French ProTeam Crédit Agricole . In 2006 he took part in the Tour de France again. Shortly thereafter, he won the Polynormande . In 2007, after a long escape, he decided a mountain stage of the Tour de Langkawi for himself and also took over the yellow jersey of the overall leader. At the Tour de France 2010, meanwhile returned to his former team Bbox Bouygues Télécom , he won the dotted jersey of the Tour de France from Jerome Pineau on the ninth stage . He lost it again on the tenth stage, but was able to recapture it on the twelfth stage and defend it until the end of the tour.

At the end of the 2013 season he ended his career as a professional cyclist.












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