Jacky Durand

Jacky Durand

Jacky Durand (born February 10, 1967 in Laval, Mayenne) is a retired French professional road bicycle racer. Durand was notable for his attacking style of riding, winning the cycling Monument race the Ronde van Vlaanderen in 1992 with a breakaway, and three stages in the Tour de France.

Durand turned professional in 1990. In addition to his three stage victories in the Tour de France and his Ronde van Vlaanderen win, he was twice French national road race champion (1993 and 1994) and won Paris-Tours in 1998, the first French rider to win the race in 42 years. Durand competed in 7 Tours de France, finishing the 1999 Tour de France as Lanterne rouge in last place. His stage victory in 1995 allowed him to wear the yellow jersey for two days. Durand won the Combativity award in the 1998 and 1999 Tour de France.

Durand retired from racing at the end of 2004. He has since worked for Eurosport as a commentator.

Palmarès

1988
National Amateur Team Trial Championship1989
Paris - Alençon1991
Grand Prix d'Isbergues1992
Ronde van Vlaanderen1993
Bol d'or des Monédières
Bordeaux - Cauderan
Dun Le Palestel
National Road Race Championship1994
Lisieux
Monein
National Road Race Championship
Saint-Chamond
Tour de France
Winner stage 10 1995
Tour de France
Winner prologue
Vienne1996
Dun Le Palestel
Amiens1998
Callac
Paris-Tours
Tour de France
Winner stage 8
Winner Combativity award
Vayrac1999
Ronde d'Aix-en-Provence
Chateau-Chinon
Tour de France
Winner Combativity award2000
Camors
Rognes
Toulouse2001
Tro-Bro Léon
Tartu Rattaralli2004
Hellemmes

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