Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)
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).
|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|