ARKEA SAMSIC Team

Team Arkea Samsic is a French cycling team since 2005. If you are passionate about bike racing, you necessarily want to know everything about the cycling teams that you can find in the peloton in 2021. So, on this occasion, we offer you a focus on the French team Arkea Samsic. TEAM PRESENTATION Team Arkea Samsic is part of the Continental Pro Team category (UCI Pro Team). Known as Arkea Samsic since 2019, it has had other names before. When it was created, the team was called Bretagne-Jean Floc’h before being successively renamed Bretagne-Armor Lux, Bretagne-Schuller then Bretagne-Séché Environnement. In 2016, the main sponsor becomes Fortuneo: the team will be called first Fortuneo-Vital Concept, then Fortuneo-Oscaro and finally Fortuneo-Samsic. In 2019, the team was renamed Arkéa-Samsic: Arkéa being the name of the mutual banking group that owns Fortuneo and Samsic being a French business services company. Emmanuel Hubert has been the general manager of the structure since 2014, after having been one of the sports directors for several seasons. The main victories of Arkea Samsic As a Continental Pro team, Arkea Samsic must be given invitations to be able to participate in World Tour races and in particular the Grand Tours. Since its existence, it has thus been able to participate in the Tour de France seven times but has never won a stage. The best result to date remains tenth place in the general classification of Warren Barguil in 2019. Nevertheless, the team’s track record is well stocked with more than 50 victories to its name. In 2020, Nairo Quintana thus brought two important successes to the team with the Tour de la Provence as well as the Tour des Alpes-Maritimes and Var. The Team has also won the team classification of the Coupe de France three times (2014, 2015 and 2017). Team leaders For this 2021 season, Arkea Samsic will be able to count on 27 riders The team will be mainly articulated around Nairo Quintana, Warren Barguil and Nacer Bouhanni NAIRO QUINTANA : The 31-year-old Colombian climber Nairo Quintana joined the Team in 2020 from Movistar with one goal : to win races and aim for the general classification on the big tours. In his ten-year career, he won the Giro d'Italia in 2014 and the Vuelta in Spain in 2016. He has also finished on the podium in the Tour de France four times. In total, he has won 8 stages on the Grand Tours: three in the Tour de France, ditto in the Tour of Italy and two in the Tour of Spain. In 2013, he achieved the double Best Young and Best Climber on the Tour de France while finishing second overall behind Christopher Froome. But the Colombian has also won 2wice Tirreno-Adriatico (2015, 2017) as well as the Tour de Catalunya and the Tour de Romandie in 2016. WARREN BARGUIL 29-year-old Warren Barguil is the team’s second climber. Since the arrival of Nairo Quintana, his goal has been to support him in the mountains as far as possible ... or to replace him in the event of his leader failing. He will also have his card to play on certain events. On his professional debut in 2011 and for his first appearance in the Tour of Spain, he won two stages. In 2017, he also won two stages on the Tour de France and finished best climber. In 2019, Warren Barguil won the French Road Cycling Championship. NACER BOUHANNI Nacer Bouhanni, 30, is the team's sprinter. He arrived at Arkea Samsic in 2020 from Cofidis. For his first year in the team, he won the General Classification of the Coupe de France (which he had already won in 2015), as well as the 1st stage of the Tour de la Provence and two other one-day races ( Grand Prix d'Isbergues and Paris-Chauny). His record speaks for himself as he has won more than 65 professional victories, including a title of champion of France in 2012. He notably won several stages in Paris-Nice (2013, 2014, 2016), the Critérium du Dauphiné (2 in 2015, 1 in 2016), the Tour d'Italie (3 in 2014) or the Tour of Spain (2 in 2014, 1 in 2018). Only the Tour de France is missing from its list in the big tours. To meet the team's objectives, they will be helped in their task by the following riders : Winner Anacona; Thomas Boudat; Maxime Bouet; Amaury Capiot; Benjamin Declercq; Anthony Delaplace; Miguel Florez Lopez; Elie Gesbert; Donavan Grondin; Thibault Guernalec; Romain Hardy; Kevin Ledanois; Matis Louvel; Daniel McLay; Christophe Noppe; Lukasz Owsian; Markus Pajur; Laurent Pichon; Dayer Quintana; Diego Rosa; Clement Russo; Connor Swift; Bram Welten. Are you an expert on Arkea Samsic ? Now, how about doing the same with other teams like Cofidis, Lotto Soudal, Qhubeka Assos, St Michel Auber93, Euskaltel-Euskadi or even Nippo Provence PTS Conti ?

Team Arkea Samsic is a French cycling team since 2005. If you are passionate about bike racing, you necessarily want to know everything about the cycling teams that you can find in the peloton in 2021. So, on this occasion, we offer you a focus on the French team Arkea Samsic. TEAM PRESENTATION Team Arkea Samsic is part of the Continental Pro Team category (UCI Pro Team). Known as Arkea Samsic since 2019, it has had other names before. When it was created, the team was called Bretagne-Jean Floc’h before being successively renamed Bretagne-Armor Lux, Bretagne-Schuller then Bretagne-Séché Environnement. In 2016, the main sponsor becomes Fortuneo: the team will be called first Fortuneo-Vital Concept, then Fortuneo-Oscaro and finally Fortuneo-Samsic. In 2019, the team was renamed Arkéa-Samsic: Arkéa being the name of the mutual banking group that owns Fortuneo and Samsic being a French business services company. Emmanuel Hubert has been the general manager of the structure since 2014, after having been one of the sports directors for several seasons. The main victories of Arkea Samsic As a Continental Pro team, Arkea Samsic must be given invitations to be able to participate in World Tour races and in particular the Grand Tours. Since its existence, it has thus been able to participate in the Tour de France seven times but has never won a stage. The best result to date remains tenth place in the general classification of Warren Barguil in 2019. Nevertheless, the team’s track record is well stocked with more than 50 victories to its name. In 2020, Nairo Quintana thus brought two important successes to the team with the Tour de la Provence as well as the Tour des Alpes-Maritimes and Var. The Team has also won the team classification of the Coupe de France three times (2014, 2015 and 2017). Team leaders For this 2021 season, Arkea Samsic will be able to count on 27 riders The team will be mainly articulated around Nairo Quintana, Warren Barguil and Nacer Bouhanni NAIRO QUINTANA : The 31-year-old Colombian climber Nairo Quintana joined the Team in 2020 from Movistar with one goal : to win races and aim for the general classification on the big tours. In his ten-year career, he won the Giro d'Italia in 2014 and the Vuelta in Spain in 2016. He has also finished on the podium in the Tour de France four times. In total, he has won 8 stages on the Grand Tours: three in the Tour de France, ditto in the Tour of Italy and two in the Tour of Spain. In 2013, he achieved the double Best Young and Best Climber on the Tour de France while finishing second overall behind Christopher Froome. But the Colombian has also won 2wice Tirreno-Adriatico (2015, 2017) as well as the Tour de Catalunya and the Tour de Romandie in 2016. WARREN BARGUIL 29-year-old Warren Barguil is the team’s second climber. Since the arrival of Nairo Quintana, his goal has been to support him in the mountains as far as possible ... or to replace him in the event of his leader failing. He will also have his card to play on certain events. On his professional debut in 2011 and for his first appearance in the Tour of Spain, he won two stages. In 2017, he also won two stages on the Tour de France and finished best climber. In 2019, Warren Barguil won the French Road Cycling Championship. NACER BOUHANNI Nacer Bouhanni, 30, is the team's sprinter. He arrived at Arkea Samsic in 2020 from Cofidis. For his first year in the team, he won the General Classification of the Coupe de France (which he had already won in 2015), as well as the 1st stage of the Tour de la Provence and two other one-day races ( Grand Prix d'Isbergues and Paris-Chauny). His record speaks for himself as he has won more than 65 professional victories, including a title of champion of France in 2012. He notably won several stages in Paris-Nice (2013, 2014, 2016), the Critérium du Dauphiné (2 in 2015, 1 in 2016), the Tour d'Italie (3 in 2014) or the Tour of Spain (2 in 2014, 1 in 2018). Only the Tour de France is missing from its list in the big tours. To meet the team's objectives, they will be helped in their task by the following riders : Winner Anacona; Thomas Boudat; Maxime Bouet; Amaury Capiot; Benjamin Declercq; Anthony Delaplace; Miguel Florez Lopez; Elie Gesbert; Donavan Grondin; Thibault Guernalec; Romain Hardy; Kevin Ledanois; Matis Louvel; Daniel McLay; Christophe Noppe; Lukasz Owsian; Markus Pajur; Laurent Pichon; Dayer Quintana; Diego Rosa; Clement Russo; Connor Swift; Bram Welten. Are you an expert on Arkea Samsic ? Now, how about doing the same with other teams like Cofidis, Lotto Soudal, Qhubeka Assos, St Michel Auber93, Euskaltel-Euskadi or even Nippo Provence PTS Conti ?

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