Laurent Didier

Laurent Didier

Didier at the 2008 Münsterland Giro
Personal information
Full name Laurent Didier
Born (1984-07-19) 19 July 1984
Dippach, Luxembourg
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb; 10.7 st)
Team information
Current team Trek–Segafredo
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2008 Team CSC (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2006–2008 Kuota-Senges
2009 Designa Køkken
2010–2011 Team Saxo Bank
2012– RadioShack–Nissan[1]
Major wins
National Under-23 Road Race Championships (2005)
National Road Race Championships (2012)
Infobox last updated on
5 January 2014

Laurent Didier (born 19 July 1984) is a Luxembourgish professional road bicycle racer, currently riding for Trek–Segafredo.[2] Didier has also ridden for Danish Team Designa Køkken and Team Saxo Bank over his career.


Didier is from Dippach, Luxembourg and his ancestors are no strangers to the world of cycling. His father and his grandfather both won stages in Tour de France and Giro d'Italia and his father, Lucien even wore the leader's jersey in the French stage race. Laurent is good in various terrains which makes him useful in different kinds of races.

From October 2008 to early February 2009, Didier rode for Danish Team CSC, and then moved home to Designa Køkken, also in Denmark.[3] In 2010, he finished second at the Luxembourg road championship behind Andy Schleck and was also runner-up in the time trial behind Kim Kirchen.[4]

To most cycling experts it was a huge surprise that Didier was selected for the 2013 Tour de France, at the expense of former Belgian champion Stijn Devolder.

Career achievements

Major results

1st National Under-23 Road Race Championships
3rd Overall Flèche du Sud
1st Stage 3a
6th GP Möbel Alvisse
9th Overall Stuttgart–Straßburg
8th Rund um Düren
1st Saargau
1st Stage 2 Friedens- und Freundschaftstour
3rd National Time Trial Championships
8th Ronde van Overijssel
2nd National Road Race Championships
2nd National Time Trial Championships
6th Overall Tour de Normandie
9th Overall Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid
3rd National Road Race Championships
3rd National Time Trial Championships
1st National Road Race Championships
1st Mountains classification Tour de Wallonie
1st Mountains classification Tour du Haut Var
2nd National Time Trial Championships
1st Stage 5 USA Pro Challenge[5]

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 33 130 64
Yellow jersey Tour 53 WD
golden jersey Vuelta 86 104

WD = withdrew


  1. "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. "Teams Laurent Didier". Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  4. "Ergebnisse Laurent Didier". Retrieved 2010-07-14.
  5. Laurent Didier’s tenacious climbing wins a wet stage 5 at USA Pro Challenge
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