Laurent Biondi

Laurent Biondi ( born July 19, 1959 in Grenoble ) is a former French cyclist, World Champion and current sports director.

Laurent Biondi was a versatile cyclist on the road and the railway. In 1982 he was French road champion of amateurs. Then he stepped over to the professionals. In 1987, he took second place in each of the French championships in the individual pursuit and in Dernyrennen on the web. In 1988 he became the national champion in the points race, in 1990 Vice European Champion in a two - team driving, together with Philippe Tarantini, 1991 Vice European Champion in Derny.

1990 Biondi won the Japanese Maebashi the World Cup points race. Six times drove Laurent Biondi the Tour de France as a precious helper, without being able to achieve greater successes own.

Also Biondi started at 40 six-day races, of which he won three, in 1989 in Bordeaux with Pierangelo Bincoletto, 1990 at home in Grenoble with Laurent Fignon and Gilbert Duclos - Lassalle in 1991 with turn in Bordeaux.

1993 Laurent Biondi resigned as an active cyclist. Later he became sports director of the team " ag2r " and involved as such in 2004 in Doping Fund Pot Belge. He was subsequently sentenced to three months in prison on parole, but always protested his innocence. In early May 2007, he was acquitted in a retrial and then again set at " ag2r ".