Maarten Ducrot

Maarten Ducrot
Personal information
Full name Maarten Ducrot
Born (1958-04-08) 8 April 1958
Vlissingen, the Netherlands
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
1 stage 1985 Tour de France
Infobox last updated on
17 July 2008

Maarten Ducrot (born 8 April 1958, in Vlissingen) is a former Dutch professional road bicycle racer, and currently cycling reporter for the Dutch television.

Ducrot rode the Tour de France five times, of which he finished four times. In his first Tour in 1985, he won the 9th stage.[1] After the Tour, he was given the combativity award.[2] He also competed in the team time trial event at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[3]

Ducrot ended his professional cycling career in 1991, after which he worked as organisation advisor. Since 2004, he is a cycling reporter for the Dutch television program Studio Sport.[4]

In January 2000, on the Dutch TV-show Reporter, he admitted that he had used cortisone and testosterone, as well as Synacthen, "a very bad medicine", and he still regrets using it. Ducrot said he used synacthen in 1982 when he was an amateur.[5]

Doping confession

On the Dutch TV-show Reporter, Steven Rooks, Peter Winnen and Ducrot admitted that they had doped in their careers.[6]

Major results

World Championship 100km Team Time Trial
Tour de France:
Winner stage 9
Winner Combativity award
Profronde van Wateringen
GP de la Liberté Fribourg
Profronde van Oostvoorne

See also


  1. "Tour de France - Maarten Ducrot". Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 2 January 2010.
  2. Jacques Augendre (2009). "Guide Historique" (PDF) (in French). Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original on 2009-10-03. Retrieved 2 October 2009.
  3. "Maarten Ducrot Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  4. Maarten Ducrot. "Wie?". Retrieved 2 January 2010.
  5. "www.cyclingnews.presents the latest cycling news and analysis". Retrieved 2012-07-18.

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