Kenny Elissonde

Kenny Elissonde

Elissonde at the 2011 Giro della Valle d'Aosta
Personal information
Full name Kenny Elissonde
Born (1991-07-22) 22 July 1991
Longjumeau, France
Height 1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight 52 kg (115 lb)
Team information
Current team FDJ
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climber
Amateur team(s)
2010–2011 CC Etupes
2011 FDJ (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2012–2016 FDJ–BigMat
2017– Team Sky
Major wins

Grand Tours

Vuelta a España
1 individual stage (2013)
Infobox last updated on
6 November 2016

Kenny Elissonde (born 22 July 1991) is a French professional road cyclist, currently riding for FDJ.[1] He is a climbing specialist, having won the prestigious stage up the Alto de L'Angliru at the 2013 Vuelta a España.[2]

In September 2016, it was announced that Elissonde would join Team Sky for the 2017 season on a 2-year deal.[3]

Career achievements

Major results

1st National Junior Road Race Championships
8th Overall Tour du Valromey
1st Mountains classification
1st Stages 1 & 3
7th Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
1st Overall Ronde de l'Isard
1st Stage 2
7th U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st Points classification
1st Stage 2
4th Overall Route du Sud
1st Stage 20 Vuelta a España
7th Overall Tour de l'Ain
1st Young rider classification
7th Boucles de l'Aulne
8th Overall Tour of Oman
1st Young rider classification
7th Overall Route du Sud
7th Tre Valli Varesine
Vuelta a España
Held after Stages 14–19

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro     46  
Yellow jersey Tour        
red jersey Vuelta 33 DNF 16 20

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


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