Pierre-Henri Menthéour

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Pierre-Henri Menthéour
Personal information
Full name Pierre-Henri Menthéour
Born (1960-05-09)9 May 1960
Algiers, French Algeria
(now Algeria)
Died 12 April 2014(2014-04-12) (aged 53)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1981 Miko-Mercier
1982–1983 Coop-Mercier
1984 Renault-Elf-Gitane
1985 La Redoute
1986 Miko - Carlos - Février - Tönissteiner
Major wins
1 stage 1984 Tour de France
Infobox last updated on
13 April 2014

Pierre-Henri Menthéour (9 May 1960 – 12 April 2014) was a French professional road bicycle racer.

Menthéour was born in Algiers.

He won one stage in the 1984 Tour de France[1] as well as the final Team Classification with Renault-Elf-Gitane. His teammate Laurent Fignon won that Tour.

In 2012 he admitted to doping during his career.[2]

Death

On 12 April 2014 Pierre-Henri Menthéour died of cancer.

Palmarès

1984
Concarneau
Tour de France:
Winner stage 13
1992
Tour du Finistère

Grand Tours Overall classification results timeline

Grand Tour 1982 1983 1984
Pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF
Yellow jersey Tour de France 51 55
golden jersey Vuelta a España

References

  1. "Décès de Pierre-Henri Mentheour - Disparition" (in French). Lequipe.fr. 2013-08-21. Retrieved 2014-04-13. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Cyclisme : « Je me suis dopé et je ne regrette rien. Ne les jugez pas ! » rue89.nouvelobs.com 18 July 2012

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