Historic Overview Karel Kaers


Overall Rank2429
NameKarel KAERS
Date of birth03-Jun-1914 - Vosselaar (Antwerpen)
Date of death20-Dec-1972 - Antwerpen (Antwerpen)
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Karel Kaers

Karel Kaers (3 June 1914 – 20 December 1972) was a Belgian professional cyclist with 30 wins.

Kaers was born in Vosselaar. In 1934 he became the youngest world road champion, winning in Leipzig at 20. It was the first time he had ridden the race. He also won the Tour of Flanders in 1939, and the Belgian national championship in 1937.

His last race was on the track at Ordrup, near Copenhagen, Denmark, on 9 May 1948. He finished fourth in an omnium competition.

source - Wikipedia



Major Victories

World Championships Road Race 1934
Ronde van Vlaanderen 1939
Circuit de Paris 1937
Paris - Saint-Etienne - stages 1938 (1)
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