Marc Madiot

Marc Madiot

Personal information
Full name Marc Madiot
Nickname Mr 1,000 Volts[1]
Born (1959-04-16) 16 April 1959
Renazé, France
Team information
Current team FDJ
Discipline Road
Role Rider (retired)
General manager
Professional team(s)
1980–1985 Renault-Elf
1986–1987 Système U
1988–1990 Toshiba
1991 R.M.O.
1992 Telekom
1993 Subaru-Montgomery
1994 Catavana-A.S. Corbeil
Managerial team(s)
1997– Française des Jeux
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (1987)
Paris–Roubaix (1985, 1991)
Tour de France, 1 stage
Infobox last updated on
2 January 2014

Marc Madiot (born 16 April 1959 in Renazé) is a French former professional road racing cyclist and double winner of Paris–Roubaix. He also competed in the individual road race event at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[2] Retired from racing in 1994, he is now best known as the directeur sportif of FDJ, a UCI ProTour cycling team.

In 2008 he was made a knight of the French Legion of Honor. It was presented by then-French president Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysée palace in Paris.[3]

He is the older brother of fellow retired racing cyclist and French national road racing champion Yvon Madiot.[4]

Madiot, as a member of the Catavana team, in 1994.

Major results

1st National Road Race Championships
2nd Manche Atlantique
1st Paris-Roubaix Espoirs
1st National Road Race Championships
1st Troyes – Dijon
Sealink International
1st Stages 1 & 2
9th Olympic Games, Road Race
3rd Overall Tour de Picardie
3rd Tour de Vendée
1st Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stage 1
2nd Overall Tour du Tarn
2nd Overall Route du Sud
3rd Overall Paris – Bourges
1st National Cyclo-cross Championships
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
3rd Omloop der Vlaamse Ardennen Ichtegem, Ichtegem
1st Stage 1 Giro d'Italia, Milano
3rd Côte Normande
2nd Overall Paris – Bourges
2nd Châteaulin
3rd Overall Etoile des Espoirs
3rd National Cyclo-Cross Championships
1st Polynormande
3rd Overall Giro di Sardegna
1st Stage 4
1st Saint-Martin de Landelles
2nd GP Ouest France, Plouay
2nd Overall Paris – Bourges
3rd Brest
1st Flèche Finistérienne
1st Boucles de l'Aulne
2nd Lanester
3rd National Cyclo-cross Championships
1st Polymultipliée
2nd Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Trophée des Grimpeurs
Tour de France
1st Stages 2 & 3
1st Circuit de l'Aulne/GP Le Télégramme à Châteaulin
1st GP de Mauléon Moulins
1st Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan
2nd National Cyclo-cross Championships
1st Stage 2 Paris–Nice, St Trivier
1st Paris–Roubaix
1st Chateau-Chinon
1st Grand Prix de Wallonie
1st Camors
1st National Road Race Championships
2nd National Cyclo-cross Championships
1st Polynormand
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
3rd Giro di Lombardia, Milan
2nd National Road Race Championships
1st Briénon
1st Calais
3rd Overall Paris–Nice
34th Overall Tour de France
1st Dijon, Cyclo-cross
1st Vandoeuvre
1st Paris–Roubaix
3rd Chateau-Chinon
1st Barentin
1st Trophée des Grimpeurs
1st Stage 4b Four Days of Dunkirk, Cassel
1st Vienne
1st Saran


  1. Clarke, Stuart (5 November 2015). "13 of the strangest nicknames in cycling". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 11 May 2016.
  2. "Marc Madiot Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
  3. "Madiot made knight". Retrieved May 2010. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. Henry, Chris (28 January 2004). " team presentation". Retrieved 31 May 2014.

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