Laurent Jalabert

Tour de France   Winning on points: 1992, 1995 Winner mountains classification: 2001, 2002   Most Combative Rider: 2001, 2002 Stage wins: 1992, 1995, 2001 (2 stages) Vuelta a España Overall winner: 1995 Winning on points: 1994, 1996, 1997 Winner mountains classification: 1995 Stage victories: 1994 ( 7 stages ), 1995 (5) 1996 (2 ) 1997 (2) Giro d' Italia Winner points classification: 1999 Stage wins: 1999 (3 Stages) world Championships   Vice world champion professional road race 0 world time trial champion 1997 street

Laurent Jalabert ( born November 30, 1968 in Mazamet, Tarn ) is a former French cyclist, he is one of the most successful cyclists of the 1990s.

Sports career

Jalabert, known to his French fans " Yeah ," was initially successful, especially as a sprinter and won the Tour de France green jersey twice (1992 and 1995).

From the second half of the 90s Jalabert was one of the most versatile and most reliable driver in cycling. Between 1995 and 2000 he was with short interruptions, the number 1 in the UCI world rankings. He was especially successful as a classic hunter and on shorter trips. In 1995 he won after five stage wins and the overall rating of the heavy Vuelta a España. In the same year stood at the French national holiday, the increase on the Côte de la Croix- Neuve for the first time on the Tour de France program. Jalabert attacked from a top group and reached the winner destination Mende. Ten years later, the mountain got in honor of the Frenchman nicknamed Montée Laurent Jalabert. In the 1995 Tour Jalabert wore two days the yellow jersey, in other years he led at times to the overall standings, but came at the end of the tour never a fourth square. In 1997, he won the time trial of the Road World Championships.

Towards the end of his career, the French racing driver changed the CSC team of Bjarne Riis his tactics and won the Tour de France twice the jersey of the best climber (2001, 2002). Next to him only Eddy Merckx and Bernard Hinault won both the green jersey of the Sprinter and the polka-dot jersey of the climbers in this tour in their career. Overall, Laurent Jalabert get four stage wins at the most important stage race in the world ( 1992, 1995, 2x 2001).

Laurent Jalabert resigned after the 2002 season by cycling back and devoted himself to the marathon ( 2:55 hours at the New York City Marathon 2005) and the triathlon, where he competed in the Ironman 70.3 competition on the half Ironman distance in 2010 (1,9 km swim, 90 km bike and 21.1 km run ).


From 2008 to 2013 Jalabert was a French coach. In an accident in March 2013 Jalabert came near Montauban together on his bike with a car and suffered multiple fractures. A few weeks after his accident, he resigned as coach. The reason he gave to lack of support from the French federation.

Doping allegations

End of June 2013 reported the French sports daily L' Équipe in 2004 made ​​a posttest a doping test Jalaberts at the 1998 Tour de France EPO had been shown. Jalabert, who allegedly denied on March 14, 2013 compared to the Anti- Doping Commission of the French Senate under oath to making unlawful acts during his career as a professional cyclist, but hinted to have been possibly unknowingly drugged, said after becoming aware the report, he did not know if it was true.


  • Tour dArmorique
  • Paris - Bourges
  • 2 cycling World Cup
  • A stage and points classification Tour de France
  • Silver UCI Road World Championships
  • Two stages and Appreciation Mallorca Challenge
  • Trofeo Luis Puig
  • Vuelta a la Rioja
  • Classica de Alcobendas
  • Seven stages and points classification Vuelta a España
  • Paris-Nice
  • Milan-San Remo
  • Tour of Catalonia
  • La Flèche Wallonne
  • Critérium International
  • A stage and points classification Tour de France
  • Five stages, standings, points classification and mountains classification Vuelta a España
  • A stage of the Mallorca Challenge
  • Valencia Tour
  • Paris-Nice
  • Classique des Alpes
  • Grand Prix Midi Libre
  • Classic Haribo
  • Two stages and points classification Vuelta a España
  • A stage and Appreciation Mallorca Challenge
  • Paris-Nice
  • Milan -Turin
  • Burgos Tour
  • World champion in the time trial
  • Tour of Lombardy
  • La Flèche Wallonne
  • Escalada a Montjuïc
  • Two stages and points classification Vuelta a España
  • Tour du Haut -Var
  • Tour des Asturies
  • French road Radmeisterschaften
  • Classique des Alpes
  • Tour Méditerranéen
  • Setmana Catalana
  • Clasica San Sebastian
  • Two stages, mountain classification and combative rider Rochester Tour de France
  • Tour du Haut -Var
  • Clasica San Sebastian
  • Coppa Agostoni
  • Mountain classification and Combative Most Tour de France riders


  • Winner Vélo d'Or International 1995
  • Second in the award Vélo d'Or International 1997
  • Vélo d'Or winner nationally ( 1992, 1995, 2002)
  • Winner Mendrisio d'Oro (1995 )