Nicolas Jalabert

Nicolas Jalabert (born 13 April 1973 in Mazamet ) is a former French cyclist.


Jalabert started his professional career at a small French team. In his second year he won the Grand Prix de Rennes and a stage of the Tour de l' Avenir. He then got a contract with Cofidis. Here he won the Route Adélie and again the Grand Prix de Rennes, thus securing the first place in the overall standings of the Coupe de France. After a year at O.N.C.E. (2000), he moved to Team CSC in 2001 and won his first stage race, the Tour of Lower Saxony. Since 2004, he drove the ProTeam Phonak. In the 2004 Tour de France he succeeded after a breakaway second place on the 14th stage. In 2007 he moved to French Agritubel team for which he drove up to end of his career in 2009.

Nicolas is the younger brother of cyclist Laurent Jalabert. They drove together in 2000 at ONCE - Eroski where Nicolas was already driving in the years 1993 and 1994 to the end of the season as a stagiaire, and the CSC team.


  • Paris -Tours ( U23 )
  • Mi- Août en Bretagne


  • Grand Prix de Rennes
  • A stage in the Tour de l' Avenir


  • Route Adélie
  • Grand Prix de Rennes
  • Overall winner of the Coupe de France
  • A stage Tour of Catalonia ( team time trial )
  • A stage of the Tour du Poitou -Charentes


  • Lower Saxony Tour
  • A stage Tour of Catalonia ( team time trial )
  • Classic Loire Atlantique