Marc Gomez

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Marc Gomez (born September 19, 1954 in Rennes ) is a former French cyclist .

As an amateur, Marc Gomez won the Boucles de la Mayenne race in 1978 and Bordeaux-Saintes in 1979 and 1981 . From 1982 to 1989 he was a professional racing driver. His greatest successes during this time were the victory at Milan – Sanremo in 1982 and at the French road championship the following year.

Gomez started ten times in large tours, five times in the Tour de France , but without being able to personally distinguish himself as a noble domestique of initially Bernard Hinault and later Miguel Indurain . At the Vuelta a España in 1982 he won the first stage, an individual time trial , and then wore the yellow jersey for five days. At the Vuelta 1986 he won the second stage and stayed in yellow for four days. In 1985 he won the Tour of Sweden , which he later described as thanks from Hinault for his loyal service beforehand.

Today Marc Gomez works for a transport company in his hometown Rennes. As president of a basketball club in the Villejean district, he is still connected to sport.

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