At a glance

16 Aug 1980 Remiremont, France
180 cm / 68 kg 5'11'' / 149 pounds
Male
The most successful male cross-country mountain biker, Julien Absalon has won all titles available to him. From 2004 through 2007, he claimed four consecutive world titles, and in 2004 and 2008, and again in 2014, he also won the Olympic gold medal. In addition, he was the 2006 European Champion, and won the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (cross-country) six times (2003, 2006-09, 2014). At the French Championships, Absalon won eight consecutive titles between 2003 and 2010. Before joining the seniors, he also won world titles as a junior (1998) and Under-23 (2001-02).

The most successful male cross-country mountain biker, Julien Absalon has won all titles available to him. From 2004 through 2007, he claimed four consecutive world titles, and in 2004 and 2008, and again in 2014, he also won the Olympic gold medal. In addition, he was the 2006 European Champion, and won the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup (cross-country) six times (2003, 2006-09, 2014). At the French Championships, Absalon won eight consecutive titles between 2003 and 2010. Before joining the seniors, he also won world titles as a junior (1998) and Under-23 (2001-02).

Julien in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
2
medals
Gold medal:2 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro 2016
    • 8
      Cycling
      Mountainbike, Cross-Country
  • London
    London 2012
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    London
    London 2012
    • AC
      Cycling
      Mountainbike, Cross-Country
  • Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Beijing
    Beijing 2008
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Mountainbike, Cross-Country
  • Athens
    Athens 2004
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Athens
    Athens 2004
    • 1 Gold medal
      Cycling
      Mountainbike, Cross-Country