Romain Bardet is a professional French racing cyclist who is well recognized for his climbing ability which makes him one of the top contenders in Grand Tours. Currently, he rides for UCI WorldTeam Team DSM.
Brioude, France native, Romain Bardet was born on 9th November 1990, under the star sign Scorpio. The thirty years holds French nationality. He stands 1.84 m (6 ft 1⁄2 in) tall and weighs 65 kg (143 lb; 10 st 3 lb). He is the son of Christiane Bardet and Philippe Bardet. Besides cycling, he started business studies in 2011, in the grande ecole program adapted to high-level athletes in Grenoble School of Management.
The significant source of Romain Bardet is prize money.
In 2016, he summoned €200,000, from Tour de France. In 2019, he earned the same amount after winning the group stage at Tour de France. Not to mention, he has won the individual stage, hence, he might have summoned the same figure, though not mentioned in the media.
Additionally, his 2021 Vuelta an Espana earned him €150,335.
As of 2021, Romain Bardet's net worth is $2 million.
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Romain Bardet is married to Amandine Cid. His wife graduated from Universite Blaise Pascal. As per her LinkedIn, she has a diploma in hospitality and also runs her own blog where she writes about cuisine and sports nutrition. Currently, she works as an event & wedding Designer.
Romain Bardet and Amandine Cid tied the knot in October 2017, in a beautiful wedding ceremony.
In August 2020, the couple welcomed their first baby, Angus. The family of three is living a blissful life.
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Turned professional in 2012, Romain Bardet distinguished himself in that season's Tour of Turkey especially in the 3rd stage, finishing fifth overall in the race.
The following season, Bardet rode his first Tour de France and took his first professional victory at the Tour de l'Ain.
So far in his career, his best results have come on in his native country. In 2015, he won individual stages in the Tour de France which he continued to win following two seasons in 2016 and 2017.
Moreover, Romain Bardet placed in the top ten overall for five consecutive years (from 2014 to 2018 and finished on the podium two times: second overall in 2016 and third overall in 2017.
Additionally, he has also worn the Young rider classification jersey and the Mountains classification jersey in 2019, and the overall Combativity Award in 2015.
Prior to joining Team DSM in 2021, he was with Ag2r–La Mondiale from 2012 to 2020.
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