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Valentin Retailleau

In brief

French - Puncheur
Born on 18.06.2000 in Limoges (Haute-Vienne / France)
Height: 1m81 / Weight: 65kg
Professional since August 1, 2022

Questions and answers

  • Your nickname : Valou
  • A phrase that characterizes you / motto:
  • Your favorite race : Liège-Bastogne-Liège
  • Your best memory on the bike: the 2021 French U23 Championship
  • Your worst memory on the bike:
  • The club of your beginnings: Union vélocipédique limousine
  • Your interests outside of cycling: biathlon in winter and sports in general
  • Your favorite music style and singer/group:
  • If you were a movie:
  • If you were a dish: pizza
  • If you were a famous person: Michael Jordan
  • If you had another job, what would it be? biathlete
  • What is dearest to you: family
  • Your qualities : always motivated, desire to do well
  • Your faults : a bit messy

Major results


  • 7th in the Loire-Atlantique Classic
  • 7th and 10th stages of Itzulia Basque Country


  • 3rd stage of the Tour Poitou-Charentes in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

2022 (AG2R CITROËN U23 TEAM // AG2R CITROËN TEAM from August 1st)

  • Winner of a stage of the Alpes Isère Tour
  • 2nd of a stage of the Vuelta a Burgos
  • 2nd of a stage of the Tour du Loir-et-Cher / 3rd of the general classification
  • 3rd of Gent-Wevelgem Espoirs
  • 3rd of a stage of the Hopefuls Peace Run

2021 (AG2R CITROËN U23 TEAM - Chambéry Cyclisme Formation)

  • French U23 champion in the road race
  • Winner of a stage of the Tour de Bretagne / 3rd of the general classification
  • 8th in a stage of the Tour of Germany

Latest news from Valentin

NewsResultsValentin Retailleau
August 5, 2022

Valentin Retailleau second of the 4th stage of the Vuelta a Burgos

Valentin Retailleau: "Very happy with this result" "I am a little disappointed to come so close to a first professional victory but at the same time very happy with the result...
NewsValentin Retailleau
April 1, 2022

Valentin Retailleau will join the AG2R CITROËN team on August 1st

Valentin Retailleau, member of the AG2R CITROËN U23 team, reigning French U23 champion and 3rd in Gent-Wevelgem U23 on Sunday, March 27, will turn professional with the AG2R CITROËN team on March 1.