Bernard Hinault

(redirected from Hinault)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Hinault: Indurain

Hinault, Bernard

(bĕrnär` ēnō`), 1954–, French cyclist, b. Yffignac. Turning professional in 1977, he had more than 200 race victories and is best known as the third in his sport to win the Tour de France five times (1978–79, 1981–82, 1985). A skilled time trial sprinter and a powerful climber, he was world champion in 1980 and also won the Giro d'Italia (1980, 1982, 1985) and the Vuelta a España (1978, 1983). After retiring, he served (1986–94) as technical adviser to the Tour de France.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
There has not been a home winner of the Tour since Hinault in 1985, and Bardet's second place is only the third for a French rider in 20 years.
William Fotheringham's definitive biography of Bernard Hinault is a must, not just for cycling aficionados, but anyone interested in sporting competition.
The last French heyday came in the 1980s when Hinault, a five-time champion, competed against Laurent Fignon, who won in '83 and '84.
It was Cavendish's second stage win of the tour, but victory in Paris on Sunday could propel him into outright fourth in the all-time stage rankings, behind French pair Andre Luducq and Bernard Hinault, and Belgian Eddy Merckx.
53, 7 Matthew Goss (Aus) Orica GreenEdge at same time, 8 Sebastien Hinault (Fra) AG2R at 7.
Voeckler (Europcar) dug deep into his energy reserves to finish 2:21 behind and retain the maillot jaune for a 10th day as he seeks to be the first Frenchman to stand atop the podium since five-time winner Bernard Hinault 26 years ago.
He went on to win the Tour de France each year from 1999 to 2005, and is the only person to win seven times, having broken the previous record of five wins, shared by Miguel Indurain, Bernard Hinault, Eddy Merckx, and Jacques Anquetil.
Geof Cameron, el debutante en la zaga, y los nuevos elementos como Hinault que apenas se integro, junto a Boswell y Mulrooney lucen bien combinados.
1998: The names are legend in France -- Barthez and Blanc, Desailly and Deschamps, Zidane and Thuram, Petit and Karembeu -- after the country's greatest sports moment, Bernard Hinault be damned.
LeMond also returned to Colorado in 1985 and 1986, splitting Coors Classic victories with his teammate Bernard Hinault.
And a fifth Tour de France yellow jersey in 2018 would elevate him from greatness to cycling immortality alongside Eddy Merckx, Hinault, Anquetil and Miguel Indurain.
It's a huge honour to be mentioned in the same sentence as Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain," he said.