The numbers you didn’t know about Toni Bou

Toni Bou has won back-to-back titles as FIM Individual Trial World Champion from 2007 to 2016 (10 titles) and FIM X-Trial World Champion from 2007 to 2016 (10 titles).
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• In addition to the individual titles, there are 12 FIM National Team Trial World Championship titles. With Spain he has been part of the team that has won the Trial of Nations, consecutively, since 2005. He also has six titles in the Indoor Trial of Nations, bringing his total to 38 World Champion titles.
• Toni Bou has finished on the podium in 61 consecutive World Championship races (since 24/6/2012, ANDORRA, where he was 4th).
• The longest winning streak came between 2014 and 2015, with eleven consecutive wins.
• The season with the most wins was in 2015 (13). It was also last year when he scored the most points, 345, and the one with the most races held: 18.
• Stats: 98% of Toni Bou’s World Cup appearances have finished in the top 15. He has achieved 70.5% of the podiums and 47.5% of victories in the 184 races in which the Spanish rider has taken the start.
• What is the ‘Toni Bou country’? The Repsol Honda Team rider has 14 victories in Japan and Great Britain. In Spain he has finished on the top of the podium 12 times.
• Only one country resists Toni Bou: Switzerland. He has only competed in two races there, in his second year in the World Championship, in 2004, in his second year in the World Championship, where he finished 4th and 7th.
• Toni Bou made his World Championship debut in Ireland in 2003 at the age of 16 years, 5 months and 18 days.
• The first Trial World Championship title came to him, as ‘the Magician’ of football Helenio Herrera would have said, “without getting off the bus”, and between the GP of the Czech Republic and the Great Britain. The cancellation of the last event scheduled for 2007, the Belgian Grand Prix, mathematically gave the title to Bou, who had a lead of more than forty points before contesting the race at Hawkstone Park.
• Toni Bou was the third youngest rider to be crowned World Champion. He was in Hawkstone Park (England) when he was 20 years, 9 months and 11 days old. Only France’s Gilles Burgat (1981, 19 years, 10 months and 4 days) and USA’s Bernie Schreiber (1979, 20 years, 20 months and 26 days) have won the trial crown when they are younger than Bou.
Date of achievement of each of Toni’s 10 (outdoor) titles:
7/29/2007 Hawkstone Park (GBR)
21/9/2008 Castellolí (ESP)
13/9/2009 Isola 2000 (FRA)
7/25/2010 Foppolo (ITA)
4/9/2011 Isola 2000 (FRA)
8/7/2012 Sto. Stefano d’Aveto (ITA)
1/9/2013 Isola 2000 (FRA)
7/9/2014 Arnedo (ESP)
6/9/2015 Paços de Ferreira (POR)
3/9/2016 San Pietro Mussolino (ITA)
Date of achievement of each of Toni Bou’s 10 titles (indoor):
26/2/2007 Mahón (ESP)
16/3/2008 Madrid (ESP)
27/2/2009 Bolzano (ITA)
28/3/2010 Palma de Mallorca (ESP)
12/3/2011 Madrid (ESP)
17/3/2012 Milan (ITA)
23/3/2013 Bielefeld (GER)
16/3/2014 Milan (ITA)
15/3/2015 Wienner Neustadt (AUT)
26/3/2016 Marseille (FRA)

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