Mikael Cherel

 

French – Climber / Puncher
Date and place of birth: March 17th, 1986 in St Hilaire-du-Harcouët (Manche / France)
Height: 1m83 / Weight: 65kg
Turned pro in 2007
In the AG2R CITROËN TEAM since 2011

 

 

Q&A

  • Your motto: “Life is like a bicycle, must move forward if it is not to collapse” (Einstein)
  • Your favorite race : the Tour de France
  • Your best memory on bike: being on the podium as winner of the overall best team classification on the Tour de France 2014.
  • Your worst memory on bike: my crash in May 2017 after a tire peeling off at more than 80 mph.
  • The club where you started cycling: RO Le Teilleul / Vélo Club St Hilaire
  • Your hobbies : enjoying time with my family and my two children, listening music, travelling my garden and wine
  • Music you like: Jazz, Electro, Dire Straits
  • If you were a movie: Le dîner de cons
  • If you were a dish : curry chicken
  • If you were a celebrity: Martin Fourcade
  • If you had to practise another job, which one? : physiotherapist
  • Something that is dear to you: my wedding ring
  • Your qualities: hard-worker and rigorous
  • Your defaults: anxious

 

HIGHLIGHTS

2021 (AG2R CITROËN TEAM)

  • His season has been hampered by a double fracture of his right clavicle

2020 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 26th overall, Tour de France

2019 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 34th overall, Tour de France

2018 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 15th overall, Tour of Poland
  • 20th overall, Tour Down Under
  • 20th overall, Paris-Nice

2017 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 6th G.P. La Marseillaise
  • He suffered a two pelvic fractures

2016 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 3rd on a stage, Tour du Haut-Var / 6th overall
  • 4th overall, La Méditerranéenne / 4th and 6th on stages

2015 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 4th and 8th on stages, Vuelta a España
  • 8th on a stage, Tour de France / 18th overall

2014 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 4th on a stage, Tour du Gévaudan
  • 6th overall, Tour du Haut-Var / 5th on a stage
  • 6th Royal Bernard Drôme Classic
  • 8th on a stage, Tour de France
  • 10th overall, Tour of Beijing

2013 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 5th la Polynormande
  • 6th on a stage, Vuelta a España
  • 8th Coppa Sabatini
  • 11th overall, Vuelta a Burgos

2012 (AG2R LA MONDIALE)

  • 3rd on a stage, Volta a Catalunya
  • 8th G.P. d’ouverture La Marseillaise
  • His season has been hampered by a pelvis fracture after a crash in the Tour de France

2011 (Française des Jeux)

  • 2nd on a stage, Tour de Romandie
  • 5th la Polynormande

2010 (Française des Jeux)

  • 5th overall, Paris-Corrèze / 6th on a stage

2009 (Française des Jeux)

  • 6th on a stage, Vuelta a España / 25th overall
  • 10th overall, Tour Down Under

2008 (Française des Jeux)

  • 10th overall, Tropicale Amissa Bongo
  • 10th Paris-Corrèze