Richard VIRENQUE
 
Country:    France
Born:   1969-11-19 (49)
Gender:  
Doping:   Involved in Festina affair.
  
  

Road | More
Important victories
  Paris - Tours (2001)

Year   Teams    CycleBase
Rankings
   Wins
  1991    R.M.O.       390    -
  1992    R.M.O.       119    -
  1993    Festina - Lotus       79    1
  1994    Festina - Lotus       14    3
  1995    Festina - Lotus       12    3
  1996    Festina - Lotus       2    2
  1997    Festina - Lotus       5    2
  1998    Festina - Lotus       41    1
  1999    Polti       49    1
  2000    Polti       27    1
  2001    Domo - Farm Frites - Latexco (from August)      52    1
  2002    Domo - Farm Frites       53    1
  2003    Quick Step - Davitamon       58    1
  2004    Quick Step - Davitamon       120    1
     Overall          137

Results | Wins | Analysis

1990

Tour de Limousin (15-18/8)
  12nd place
World Championships Amateurs (1/9)
  8th place

1991

Trophee des Grimpeurs
  2nd place
Tour Mediterraneen (12-17/2)
  15th place
Tour du Haut Var (23/2)
  10th place
GP Cannes (24/2)
  7th place
Ronde van Murcia (11-16/3)
  11st place
Amstel Gold Race (27/4 - CDM)
  107th place
Route du Sud (12-16/6)
  7th place
NC France (30/6)
  9th place
Giro di Lombardia (19/10 - CDM)
  29th place

1992

Trofeo Pantalica (29/2)
  8th place
Paris - Nice (8-15/3)
  16th place
Milano - San Remo (21/3 - CDM)
  18th place
Criterium International (28-29/3)
  17th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (19/4 - CDM)
  21st place
Trophee des Grimpeurs (3/5)
  2nd place
Tour de Romandie (5-10/5)
  28th place
Classique des Alpes (23/5)
  19th place
GP Plumelec (30/5)
  9th place
Dauphiné Libéré (1-8/6)
  29th place
Midi Libre (16-22/6)
  8th place
NC France (28/6)
  6th place
Tour de France (4-26/7)
  25th place
  2. place in mountain ranking
  2nd place in 2nd stage
Bol d`Or des Monedieres (6/8)
  1st place
Tour de Limousin (18-21/8)
  4th place
Poly Normande (23/8)
  3rd place
GP Plouay (30/8)
  15th place

1993

Milano - San Remo (20/3 - CDM)
  54th place
Amstel Gold Race (24/4 - CDM)
  33rd place
Classique des Alpes (22/5)
  19th place
Dauphiné Libéré (31/5-7/6)
  5th place
  2nd place in 5th stage
Midi Libre (15-19/6)
  19th place
Tour de France (3-25/7)
  19th place
Tour de Limousin (17-20/8)
  2nd place
  1st place in 1st stage
GP Plouay (24/8)
  14th place
World Championships (29/8)
  20th place

1994

Tour du Haut Var (19/2)
  7th place
Omloop Het Volk (26/2)
  6th place
Paris - Nice (6-13/3)
  25th place
Milano - San Remo (19/3 - CDM)
  24th place
Criterium International (26-27/3)
  15th place
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (4-8/4)
  21st place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (17/4 - CDM)
  19th place
Amstel Gold Race (23/4 - CDM)
  9th place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  49th place
Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (3-8/5)
  8th place
Midi Libre (14/5-18/6)
  14th place
Classique des Alpes (21/5)
  5th place
Dauphiné Libéré (30/5-6/6)
  6th place
  3rd place in 5th stage
  2nd place in 6th stage
Route du Sud (20-23/6)
  2nd place
  1st place in 2nd stage
Tour de France (2-24/7)
  5th place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 12nd stage
  3rd place in 18th stage
Clasica San Sebastian (6/8 - CDM)
  13rd place
Züri Metzgete (21/8 - CDM)
  14th place
GP Plouay (23/8)
  2nd place
World Championships (28/8)
  3rd place
Trophee des Grimpeurs (4/9)
  1st place
Volta a Catalunya (8-14/9)
  14th place
Coppa Placci (25/9)
  9th place

1995

Tour du Haut Var (18/2)
  8th place
GP Aix-en-Provence (19/2)
  2nd place
Paris - Nice (5-12/3)
  24th place
Milano - San Remo (18/3 - CDM)
  93rd place
Amstel Gold Race (22/4 - CDM)
  35th place
Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (2-7/5)
  10th place
Tour de l`Oise (12-14/5)
  12nd place
Midi Libre (24-29/5)
  2nd place
  2nd place in 4th stage
Classique des Alpes (3/6)
  3rd place
Dauphiné Libéré (4-11/6)
  4th place
  1st place in 4th stage
  1st place in 6th stage
  3rd place in 7th stage
Route du Sud (17-20/6)
  4th place
Tour de France (1-23/7)
  9th place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 15th stage
Bol d`Or des Monedieres (3/8)
  2nd place
Poly Normande (6/8)
  1st place
GP Plouay (27/8)
  12nd place
Vuelta a Espana (2-24/9)
  5th place
World Championships (8/10)
  6th place
Montjuich (22/10)
  5th place

1996

Paris - Nice (10-17/3)
  25th place
Milano - San Remo (23/3 - CDM)
  60th place
Semaine Catalane (25-29/3)
  14th place
Criterium International (30-31/3)
  10th place
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (8-12/4)
  25th place
  2nd place in 3rd stage
La Flèche Wallonne (18/4)
  12nd place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (21/4 - CDM)
  8th place
Amstel Gold Race (27/4 - CDM)
  44th place
Trophee des Grimpeurs (5/5)
  7th place
Midi Libre (21-26/5)
  3rd place
  2nd place in 2nd stage
  3rd place in 5th stage
Classique des Alpes (1/6)
  4th place
Dauphiné Libéré (2-9/6)
  3rd place
  1st place in 4th stage
  3rd place in 6th stage
Tour de France (29/6-21/7)
  3rd place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  3rd place in 9th stage
  3rd place in 13rd stage
  2nd place in 16th stage
  3rd place in 17th stage
Olympic Games (31/7)
  5th place
Clasica San Sebastian (10/8 - CDM)
  4th place
Vuelta a Burgos (19-23/8)
  11st place
Züri Metzgete (25/8 - CDM)
  35th place
GP Plouay (1/9)
  16th place
Coppa Sabatini (26/9)
  6th place
Giro dell`Emilia (28/9)
  11st place
Coppa Placci (29/9)
  3rd place
Giro della Puglia (1-4/10)
  6th place
World Championships (13/10)
  5th place
Milano - Torino (16/10)
  4th place
Giro di Piemonte (17/10)
  1st place
Giro di Lombardia (20/10 - CDM)
  7th place
Dwars door Lausanne (27/10)
  4th place

1997

Poly Normande
  1st place
GP d`Ouverture La Marseillaise (4/2)
  1st place
Tour Mediterraneen (12-16/2)
  8th place
Tour du Haut Var (22/2)
  2nd place
Paris - Nice (9-16/3)
  13rd place
Milano - San Remo (22/3 - CDM)
  44th place
Semaine Catalane (24-28/3)
  39th place
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (7-11/4)
  20th place
La Flèche Wallonne (16/4)
  10th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (20/4 - CDM)
  14th place
Amstel Gold Race (26/4 - CDM)
  33rd place
Trophee des Grimpeurs (4/5)
  6th place
Tour de Romandie (6-11/5)
  24th place
Dauphiné Libéré (8-15/6)
  17th place
  3rd place in 2nd stage
NC France (29/6)
  7th place
Tour de France (5-27/7)
  2nd place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  2nd place in 9th stage
  3rd place in 10th stage
  2nd place in 12nd stage
  3rd place in 13rd stage
  1st place in 14th stage
  2nd place in 15th stage
  3rd place in 16th stage
Clasica San Sebastian (9/8 - CDM)
  9th place
Vuelta a Burgos (18-22/8)
  7th place
Züri Metzgete (24/8 - CDM)
  5th place
GP Plouay (31/8)
  6th place
GP Telekom (14/9)
  6th place
GP des Nations (20/9)
  7th place
GP d`Isbergues (21/9)
  11st place
Giro dell`Emilia (27/9)
  19th place
GP Beghelli (28/9)
  9th place
Paris - Tours (5/10 - CDM)
  62nd place
World Championships (12/10)
  60th place
Giro di Lombardia (18/10 - CDM)
  27th place

1998

GP d`Ouverture La Marseillaise (3/2)
  2nd place
Tour Mediterraneen (11-15/2)
  3rd place
Tour du Haut Var (21/2)
  6th place
Paris - Nice (8-15/3)
  18th place
Milano - San Remo (21/3 - CDM)
  41st place
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (6-10/4)
  35th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (19/4 - CDM)
  65th place
Midi Libre (19-24/5)
  4th place
Classique des Alpes (6/6)
  10th place
Dauphiné Libéré (7-14/6)
  6th place
  6th place in 5th stage
  1st place in 6th stage
  5th place in 7th stage
Route du Sud (27-30/6)
  15th place
NC France (5/7)
  3rd place
Vuelta a Burgos (17-21/8)
  13rd place
Züri Metzgete (23/8 - CDM)
  40th place
GP Plouay (30/8)
  14th place
Vuelta a Espana (5-27/9)
  10th place
  5th place in 16th stage
  3rd place in 21st stage
Milano - Torino (14/10)
  10th place
Giro di Lombardia (17/10 - CDM)
  20th place

1999

Paris - Nice (7-14/3)
  14th place
  2nd place in 7th stage
Milano - San Remo (20/3 - CDM)
  63rd place
Semaine Catalane (22-26/3)
  12nd place
  5th place in 4th stage
Vuelta al Pais Vasco (5-9/4)
  27th place
GP Primavera (11/4)
  9th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (18/4 - CDM)
  35th place
Tour de Romandie (4-9/5)
  48th place
Giro d`Italia (15/5-6/6)
  14th place
  1st place in 13rd stage
  5th place in 14th stage
  9th place in 21st stage
NC France (27/6)
  4th place
Tour de France (3-25/7)
  8th place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  5th place in 10th stage
  5th place in 11st stage
  3rd place in 16th stage
Clasica San Sebastian (7/8 - CDM)
  27th place
Poly Normande (8/8)
  2nd place
Züri Metzgete (22/8 - CDM)
  49th place

2000

Paris - Nice (5-12/3)
  41st place
Milano - San Remo (18/3 - CDM)
  152nd place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (16/4 - CDM)
  81st place
Amstel Gold Race (22/4 - CDM)
  86th place
Rund um den Henniger Turm (1/5)
  16th place
Deutschland Tour (26/5-1/6)
  15th place
  4th place in 1st stage
Tour de Suisse (13-22/6)
  6th place
  5th place in 6th stage
  3rd place in 8th stage
  9th place in 10th stage
Tour de France (1-23/7)
  6th place
  3. place in mountain ranking
  3rd place in 10th stage
  6th place in 12nd stage
  5th place in 14th stage
  9th place in 15th stage
  1st place in 16th stage
Vuelta a Burgos (7-10/8)
  26th place
Clasica San Sebastian (12/8 - CDM)
  35th place
Vuelta a Espana (26/8-17/9)
  16th place
  10th place in 11st stage
Olympic Games (27/9)
  63rd place
Paris - Tours (8/10 - CDM)
  64th place
World Championships (15/10)
  32nd place
Giro di Lombardia (21/10 - CDM)
  19th place

2001

Vuelta a Burgos (20-24/8)
  25th place
Züri Metzgete (26/8 - CDM)
  16th place
Vuelta a Espana (8-30/9)
  24th place
  2nd place in 13rd stage
Paris - Tours (7/10 - CDM)
  1st place
World Championships (14/10)
  31st place
Milano - Torino (17/10)
  26th place
Giro di Lombardia (20/10 - CDM)
  4th place

2002

Tour du Haut Var (23/2)
  15th place
Paris - Nice (10-17/3)
  26th place
Milano - San Remo (23/3 - CDM)
  56th place
Midi Libre (22-26/5)
  16th place
Dauphiné Libéré (9/6-16/9)
  8th place
  9th place in 1st stage
  10th place in 2nd stage
  10th place in 4th stage
  4th place in 6th stage
NC France (30/6)
  11st place
Tour de France (6-28/7)
  16th place
  1st place in 14th stage
Clasica San Sebastian (10/8 - CDM)
  17th place
Tour de l`Ain (13-16/8)
  2nd place
  3rd place in 3rd stage
  2nd place in 4th stage
Züri Metzgete (18/8 - CDM)
  16th place
GP Plouay (25/8)
  35th place
Tour de Pologne (9-15/9)
  10th place
  3rd place in 5th stage
  3rd place in 6th stage
Coppa Sabatini (26/9)
  19th place
Giro dell`Emilia (28/9)
  21st place
Ronde van Lucca (1-4/10)
  3rd place
  5th place in 1st stage
Paris - Tours (6/10 - CDM)
  15th place
World Championships (13/10)
  108th place

2003

Paris - Nice (9-16/3)
  34th place
  9th place in 6th stage
Milano - San Remo (22/3 - CDM)
  61st place
Criterium International (29-30/3)
  38th place
Liege - Bastogne - Liege (27/4 - CDM)
  54th place
Quatre Jours de Dunkerque (7-11/5)
  12nd place
  6th place in 4th stage
Ronde van Luxemburg (29/5-1/6)
  4th place in 5th stage
Dauphiné Libéré (8-15/6)
  22nd place
  4th place in 4th stage
NC France (29/6)
  2nd place
Tour de France (5-27/7)
  16th place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 7th stage
  3rd place in 14th stage
Clasica San Sebastian (9/8 - CDM)
  13rd place
Tour de l`Ain (12-15/8)
  5th place
  5th place in 2nd stage
  4th place in 3rd stage
  9th place in 4th stage
Züri Metzgete (17/8 - CDM)
  16th place

2004

Dauphiné Libéré (6-13/6)
  22nd place
Tour de France (3-25/7)
  15th place
  1. place in mountain ranking
  1st place in 10th stage
Clasica San Sebastian (7/8 - CDM)
  17th place
Olympic Games (14/8)
  48th place