In his first year with the professionals, Elie Gesbert hit hard.
It was on these lands, on the occasion of the Tour de Bretagne, that he obtained his first professional victory.
The Costa Rican continues to perform well and gets his ticket for the Tour de France.
Benjamin of the peloton, he was the first to set off on his birthday at Dusseldorf on his birthday.
Elie rides without complex, obtains the number of the most combative at the end of the 10th stage and finds the legs to attack in the third week and go for a Top 10.
Three weeks later, it is on the Tour du Limousin that the Breton stood out: he won the first stage alone and wore the leader's jersey until the last day, but gave up the final victory to Alexis Vuillermoz instead.
Last year, he played his second Tour de France alongside Warren Barguil, a rich experience that allowed him to progress.
At the start of 2019, Elie signs a big performance on the Tour of Oman and finishes 5th in the queen stage, 5th in the final general classification and best young rider.