Jesse Sergent

Jesse Sergent

Sergent at the 2011 Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, a race he would win overall.
Personal information
Full name Jesse Sergent
Nickname Goose
Born (1988-07-08) 8 July 1988
Feilding, New Zealand
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current team AG2R La Mondiale
Discipline Road
Role Retired
Rider type Time Trialist/Classics specialist
Amateur team(s)
2009–2010 Trek–Livestrong
Professional team(s)
2011 Team RadioShack
2012–2015 RadioShack–Nissan[1]
2016 AG2R La Mondiale
Major wins

One-day races and Classics

Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen (2011)
Infobox last updated on
9 March 2014

Jesse Sergent (born 8 July 1988) is a retired New Zealand racing cyclist who last rode professionally for AG2R La Mondiale.[2] He was born in Feilding.


At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Sergent won the bronze medal as part of the New Zealand team in team pursuit, together with Sam Bewley, Hayden Roulston Westley Gough, and Marc Ryan.[3]

On 10 November 2008, it was announced that Sergent had signed with Trek-Livestrong's under-23 development team, for 2009 and 2010. Sergent became a stagiaire with Team RadioShack for the last part of the 2010 season.[4] He then signed a professional contract for 2011 with Team RadioShack.[5] Sergent, with several other riders, joined the former Leopard Trek team to form RadioShack–Nissan, ahead of the 2012 season.[1]

Sergent switched to track cycling for the 2012 London Olympics, where he and his team mates (Sam Bewley, Marc Ryan Westley Gough) made themselves double Olympic bronze medalists. Aaron Gate was the only rider added to the team.

In 2013, Sergent rode for RadioShack–Leopard. He started the racing season with New Zealand elite road nations where he placed third.

In 2014, Sergent continues to ride for RadioShack–Leopard - renamed Trek–Segafredo. For the 2014 season Sergent provided support to Fabian Cancellara. Sergent also rode in the Glasgow Commonwealth Games individual road time trial and road race.

Sergent was hit by a neutral service car during the 2015 Tour of Flanders, an accident which kept him out of the sport for three months and resulted in him having three operations. He subsequently signed a two-year deal with AG2R La Mondiale from the start of the 2016 season. However, in July 2016, Sergent retired from professional cycling at the age of 28.[6]

Major results


  1. 1 2 "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews. Competitor Group, Inc. 5 December 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2012.
  2. "Trek Factory Racing (TFR) – USA". UCI World Tour. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
  3. Bingham, Eugene (18 August 2008). "Cycling: I'm not finished yet, says Roulston". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2008-08-18.
  4. Richardson, Daniel (6 September 2010). "Sergent excited to join Armstrong's team". Retrieved 6 October 2011.
  5. He represented New-Zealand at the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in Delhi, India. Sergent won a silver medal in the Individual Pursuit and silver in the Team Pursuit "Bewley, Sergent team up with Lance". TVNZ. 10 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-10.
  6. "Jesse Sergent retires from cycling". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 July 2016. Retrieved 22 July 2016.
  7. Frattini, Kirsten (3 September 2015). "Trek Factory Racing wins Tour of Alberta team time trial". Retrieved 23 July 2016.

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