Lilian Calmejane

French – All-rounder
Date and place of birth : December 6th, 1992 in Albi (Tarn/France)
Height : 1m84 / Weight : 69 kg
Turned pro in 2016
In the AG2R CITROËN TEAM since 2021
Professional wins : 12

 

 

Q&A

  • Your nickname: Calmej
  • Your favorite race: the Grands Tours
  • Your best memory on bike: My stage win on the Tour de France at the Rousses
  • Your worst memory on bike: my crashes
  • Where you start cycling: Albi Vélo Sport
  • Your hobbies: travelling, gastronomy, sport in general
  • Music you prefer: Disclosure, Bashung, Ibrahim Maalouf
  • If you were a movie: Titanic
  • If you were a dish: Neapolitan pizza
  • If you were a celebrity: Mike Horn
  • If you were not a cyclist, what could be your job?: it’s a secret…
  • What is precious for you: my wedding ring
  • Your qualities: my selflessness, ambitious and a “bon vivant”
  • Your faults: to react too quickly

 

HIGHLIGHTS

2021

  • 8th G.P. La Marseillaise

2020

  • Overall winner best climber classification, Route d’Occitanie
  • 3rd on a stage, Tour des Alpes Maritimes et du Var
  • 5th overall, Etoile de Bessèges
  • 10th Royal Bernard Drôme Classic

2019 (Team Total Direct Energie)

  • Stage winner, Tour du Limousin – Nouvelle Aquitaine / 2nd overall
  • Winner, Faun Environnement – Classic de l’Ardèche Rhône Crussol
  • 4th overall, Artic Race of Norway / 4th and 6th on stages
  • 5th G.P. de Wallonie
  • 5th Tro-Bro Léon
  • 5th on a stage, Paris-Nice
  • 6th G.P. La Marseillaise
  • 6th on stage, Gree-Tour of Guangxi

2018

  • Winner, Paris-Camembert
  • Winner, Royal Bernard Drôme Classic
  • 2nd and 5th on stages, Tour Cycliste International La Provence / 5th overall
  • 3rd G.P. Cycliste La Marseillaise
  • 3rd on a stage, Tour de l’Ain / 9th overall
  • 3rd Faun Environnement – Classic de l’Ardèche Rhône Crussol
  • 5th on a stage, Tour Poitou-Charentes en Nouvelle Aquitaine
  • 5th on a stage, Circuit Cycliste Sarthe – Pays de la Loire
  • 6th on a stage, Tour de France
  • 6th overall, l’Etoile de Bessèges / 6th on a stage
  • 8th Tour du Limousin
  • 8th G.P. Miguel Indurain
  • 10th Tour du Finistère

2017

  • Stage winner, Tour de France
  • Overall winner, Circuit Cycliste Sarthe – Pays de la Loire / 4th on a stage
  • Overall winner, Settimana Internatiozionale Coppi e Bartali
  • Overall winner best climber classification, Paris-Nice
  • Overall and stage winner, Etoile de Bessèges
  • 3th G.P. Cycliste La Marseillaise
  • 5th on a stage, Tour du Poitou Charentes / 10th overall
  • 5th on a stage, Tour du Limousin / 6th overall
  • 5th on a stage, Boucles de la Mayenne / 10th overallv
  • 5th on a stage, Vuelta a Castilla y Leon
  • 5th overall, Tour Cycliste International du Haut Var

2016 (Direct Energie)

  • Stage winner, Vuelta a España
  • Overall winner youth classification, La Méditerranéenne / 3rd on a stage
  • 3th overall, Tour Cycliste International La Provence / 3rd on a stage
  • 8th Tour du Finistère