William Bonnet

William Bonnet

Bonnet at the 2008 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name William Bonnet
Born (1982-06-25) 25 June 1982
Saint-Doulchard, France
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Team information
Current team FDJ
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
2002–2005 BigMat–Auber 93
2006–2008 Crédit Agricole
2009–2010 Bbox Bouygues Telecom
2011– FDJ
Infobox last updated on
23 May 2016

William Bonnet (born 25 June 1982) is a French professional road bicycle racer riding for FDJ.[1] In the 2015 Tour de France, Bonnet crashed at full speed on stage 3 near Huy in Belgium after clipping wheels of a rider in front. He has suffered a multiple fracture of the second cervical vertebrae and was rushed to Paris for surgery and placed in an induced coma before any neurological damage was done.

Career achievements

Major results

2nd, silver medalist(s), World Under-19 Team Pursuit Championships
1st, Stage 1, Paris–Corrèze
3rd, Grand Prix de Wallonie
5th, Grand Prix de Fourmies
9th, Paris–Brussels
7th, Dwars door Vlaanderen
7th, Tour de Vendée
1st, Stage 2, Paris–Nice
10th, Tour of Flanders
6th, E3 Prijs Vlaanderen – Harelbeke
8th, UCI World Road Race Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro 111 WD WD
Yellow jersey Tour 109 102 128 WD WD WD 127
red jersey Vuelta 109 111 152

WD = Withdrew; In Progress = IP


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