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Christophe Capelle

Christophe Capelle
Capelle in 1996
Personal information
Full name Christophe Capelle
Born (1967-08-15) August 15, 1967
Compiègne, France
Team information
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
  • 1991–1992
  • 1993–1995
  • 1996
  • 1996
  • 1997–1998
  • 1999–2002
Major wins
Hessen-Rundfahrt (1990)
French National Road Race Champion (2000)

Christophe Capelle (born 15 August 1967) is a French former racing cyclist.

Capelle won a gold medal for France in the 4000-meter team pursuit at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, riding alongside Philippe Ermenault, Jean-Michel Monin, and Francis Moreau.[1] In 2000, he represented France in the points race[2] and Madison events,[3] finishing outside the medals in both events. Capelle also competed in the Olympic road race, but failed to finish.[4]

Capelle also raced for the Big Mat-Auber 93 team at the 1999 Tour de France, completing the race in 115th place.[5]


  1. ^ Wallechinsky, David. The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics: Sydney 2000 Edition, p. 365. Overlook Press, Woodstock, N.Y., 2000. ISBN 1-58567-046-4.
  2. ^ "2000 Olympic Results - Track Cycling: Points race". 22 September 2000. Retrieved on 17 July 2013.
  3. ^ "2000 Olympic Result - Cycling: Track: Madison". 30 September 2000. Retrieved on 17 July 2013.
  4. ^ "Summer Olympics 2000 Results - Cycling". 27 September 2000. Retrieved on 17 July 2013.
  5. ^ "Tour de France, Stage 20, Arpajon - Paris Champs-Elysées, 160 km". 25 July 1999. Retrieved on 17 July 2013.

External links

  • Christophe Capelle profile at Cycling Archives

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