Justin Jules

Justin Jules

Jules at the 2014 Paris–Arras Tour
Personal information
Full name Justin Jules
Born (1986-09-20) 20 September 1986
Sartrouville, France
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
Current team Veranclassic-Ekoi
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Amateur team(s)
2006 VC Les Mureaux
2007 CA Mantes
2008–2009 OC Val d'Oise
2010 Vendée U-Pays de la Loire
Professional team(s)
2011 La Pomme Marseille
2012 Véranda Rideau-Super U
2013–2014 La Pomme Marseille[1]
2015– Veranclassic-Ekoi
Major wins
Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise (2013)
Infobox last updated on
22 March 2015

Justin Jules (born 20 September 1986) is a French professional road bicycle racer, who as of 2015 rides for UCI Continental Team Veranclassic-Ekoi.

Personal life

Born in Sartrouville, he is the son of Pascal Jules,[2] a professional cyclist who was active during the 1980s – achieving one Tour de France stage victory in 1984[3] – who died in a road traffic accident when Justin was just over a year old.

In 2008, Jules was sentenced to three years in prison for the murder of his step-father in 2004.[4] The sentence had been reduced due to a complicated upbringing and his step-father's troubles with alcoholism.[5][6]


Jules has competed as a professional since the start of the 2011 season, as the La Pomme Marseille team he had joined from the Vendée U-Pays de la Loire team, successfully became a Continental team. Jules achieved his first professional victory at the 2011 Tour of Hainan, when he won the first stage of the race,[7] and held the overall race lead for a week. After a spell with the Véranda Rideau-Super U squad in 2012, Jules rejoined La Pomme Marseille for the 2013 season.[8] In his first race since rejoining, Jules won a bunch sprint for the honours in the season-opening race of the 2013 UCI Europe Tour, the Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise; he managed to hold off the advances of Ag2r–La Mondiale's Samuel Dumoulin and Argos–Shimano rider Thomas Damuseau, for victory.[5][9]

Major results

5th Tour du Gâtinais
3rd Overall Circuit des Plages Vendéennes
1st Stage 7
3rd GP Christian Fenioux
4th Overall Saint Brieuc Agglo-Tour
1st Stage 1 Tour of Hainan
5th Tour du Finistère
8th Grand Prix de la ville de Nogent-sur-Oise
5th Overall Circuit des Plages Vendéennes
8th Tour du Finistère
1st Grand Prix d'Ouverture La Marseillaise
3rd Route Adélie
5th Classic Loire Atlantique
6th Val d'Ille U Classic 35
8th Overall Tour du Haut Var
10th Tour of Nanjing
1st Stage 5 Tour d'Azerbaïdjan
5th Overall Ronde de l'Oise
10th Châteauroux Classic
2nd Nokere Koerse[10]
7th Omloop van het Waasland
1 stage Tour du Maroc
1 stage Tour de Tunisie
9th Gooikse Pijl


  1. "La Pomme Marseille (LPM) – FRA". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  2. "Jules s'offre un destin" [Jules offers destiny]. L'Équipe (in French). Éditions Philippe Amaury. 27 January 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  3. Roth, Dan (7 July 1984). "Jules wins Stage 8 of Tour de France". The Palm Beach Post. Cox Enterprises. p. D5. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  4. "Justin Jules condamné à trois ans de prison" [Justin Jules sentenced to three years in prison]. Le Parisien (in French). Éditions Philippe Amaury. 11 January 2008. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  5. 1 2 "Justin Jules fastest in first Euro sprint finish". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 27 January 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  6. Quivoron, François (27 January 2013). "Jules, une histoire pas comme les autres" [Jules, a story like no other]. Sports.fr (in French). Newsweb. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  7. "Jules captures Hainan opener". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 20 October 2011. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  8. "L'effectif du Team LPM complété" [The staff of the LPM Team is complete]. La Pomme Marseille (in French). Team La Pomme Marseille. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  9. Atkins, Ben (27 January 2013). "Justin Jules sprints to his biggest win to open the European season". VeloNation. VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  10. Weislo, Laura (18 March 2015). "Boeckmans wins Nokere Koerse". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
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