Steve Chainel

Steve Chainel

Chainel at the 2014 Four Days of Dunkirk
Personal information
Full name Steve Chainel
Born (1983-09-06) 6 September 1983
Remiremont, France
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb; 10.9 st)
Team information
Current team Cofidis
Discipline Road and cyclo-cross
Role Rider
Rider type Classics rider
Professional team(s)
2007–2008 Auber 93
2009–2010 Bbox Bouygues Telecom
2011–2012 FDJ
2013–2014 Ag2r–La Mondiale
2015- Cofidis
Infobox last updated on
31 March 2015

Steve Chainel (born 6 September 1983 in Remiremont) is a French professional racing cyclist for UCI ProTeam Cofidis.[1] Chainel has previously competed for the Auber 93, Bbox Bouygues Telecom FDJ, and Ag2r–La Mondiale teams.

Chainel left FDJ–BigMat at the end of the 2012 season, and signed a two-year contract with Ag2r–La Mondiale for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.[2] Subsequently, Cofidis announced that they had signed Chainel for 2015.[3]

Career achievements

Major results

1st in National Championship, Cyclo-cross, Juniors, France (FRA)
3rd in European Championship, Cyclo-cross, U23
2nd in Fond-de-Gras, Cyclo-cross (LUX)
1st in Moyenmoutier, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Frenkendorf, Cyclo-cross (SUI)
2nd in National Championship, Cyclo-cross, U23, France, Liévin (FRA)
2nd in Fourmies/Val Joly, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
2nd in Frankfurt/Main, Cyclo-cross (GER)
2nd in Athée-sur-Cher, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
2nd in Hénin-Beaumont, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Nancray (FRA)
1st in Marle, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Frenkendorf, Cyclo-cross (SUI)
2nd in Frankfurt/Main, Cyclo-cross (GER)
3rd in Hittnau, Cyclo-cross (SUI)
3rd in Sablé-sur-Sarthe, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Briey, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Nieul, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Saint-Nabord, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Dugny, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
2nd in Saint-Félix-de-Foncaude, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
2nd in Sarrebourg, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
2nd in Marle, Cyclo-cross (FRA)
1st in Pétange, Cyclo-cross (LUX)
6th Le Samyn
6th Le Samyn[4]

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Pink jersey Giro WD - - - - - -
Yellow jersey Tour - - - - - - -
red jersey Vuelta - - - - WD - -

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. "Chainel at". Retrieved 31 March 2015.
  2. Atkins, Ben (7 August 2012). "Steve Chainel to AG2R La Mondiale on a two-year deal". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 7 August 2012.
  3. Farrand, Stephen (1 August 2014). "Transfers: Cofidis confirms the arrival of Nacer Bouhanni". Retrieved 3 August 2014.
  4. "Boeckmans wins Le Samyn". 5 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
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