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Julien Absalon

Full name: Julien Absalon
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: August 16, 1980 in Remiremont, Vosges, France
Affiliations: Vôge TTT
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

The most successful male cross-country mountain biker, Julien Absalon has won all titles available to him. From 2004 through 2007, he claimed four consecutive world titles, and in 2004 and 2008, he also won the Olympic gold medal. In addition, he was the 2006 European Champion, and won the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (cross-country) five times (2003, 2006-09). At the French Championships, Absalon won eight consecutive titles between 2003 and 2010. Before joining the seniors, he also won world titles as a junior (1998) and Under-23 (2001-02).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2004 Summer 23 Athina Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country France FRA 1 Gold
2008 Summer 27 Beijing Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country France FRA 1 Gold
2012 Summer 31 London Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country France FRA AC DNF

Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
2004 Summer 23 Athina Cycling France Final Standings 1 2-15:02
2008 Summer 27 Beijing Cycling France Final Standings 1 1-55:59
2012 Summer 31 London Cycling France Final Standings AC DNF 0:51 3 13:56 27
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