Nicolas Portal Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Sports Director Ineos and Death
Nicolas Portal Bio, Wiki
Nicolas Portal was a French directeur sportif and professional road bicycle racer. He was the sports director of British cycling outfit Team Ineos.
Portal missed much of the 2009 season because of problems with cardiac arrhythmia and retired as a professional cyclist following the 2010 season. From the 2011 season, he stayed with his final professional team, Team Sky, as a manager.
Following the retirement of Sean Yates, Nicolas was appointed directeur sportif of Team Sky for 2013. At the 2013 Tour de France, Portal was the youngest directeur sportif at the race but guided Chris Froome to overall victory.
Nicolas Portal Age
Portal was born on 23 April 1979, in Auch, France. At the time of his death on 3 March 2020, he was 40 years old.
Nicolas Portal Height
Portal stood at a height of 6 feet 0 inch (1.84 m) tall and weighed 70 kg (154 lb).
Nicolas Portal Wife
Portal was married and the couple was blessed with two children. However, details about his wife and kids are not revealed but will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Nicolas Portal Net Worth
Portal’s net worth is currently under review and will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Nicolas Portal Career achievements
6th Grand Prix d’Ouverture La Marseillaise
1st Stage 3 Criterium du Dauphiné Libéré9th Overall Tour du Limousin
10th Overall Herald Sun Tour
7th Overall Four Days of Dunkirk
Nicolas Portal Death
Portal died of a heart attack on 3 March 2020. He was 40 years old.
Ineos said in a statement, “It is with the greatest sadness that we announce the passing of our much-loved teammate, colleague and friend Nico Portal who died suddenly this afternoon at his home in Andorra.”
“We are all overcome with grief at this terrible news and would ask everyone to respect the family’s privacy at this difficult time.”
Chris Froome Twitted,
My thoughts are with Nico’s wife and children tonight. He was the kindest, happiest guy I knew and always lived life to the fullest. Rest In Peace Nico pic.twitter.com/vfYF9slMQ3
— Chris Froome (@chrisfroome) March 3, 2020