Historic Overview Karel Kaers

Rider

Overall Rank2344
NameKarel KAERS
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth03-Jun-1914 - Vosselaar (Antwerpen)
Date of death20-Dec-1972 - Antwerpen (Antwerpen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Karel Kaers - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1933 Individual 15 451
2. 1934 Alcyon 573 43
3. 1935 Francis Pellisier 43 381
4. 1936 Colin 87 286
5. 1937 Alcyon 136 188
6. 1938 Alcyon 143 205
7. 1939 Alcyon 566 68
8. 1940 Alcyon 1 394
9. 1941 Individual 61 197
10. 1942 Individual 21 282
11. 1943 Individual 4 425
12. 1944 A. Trialoux 0 474
13. 1946 Individual 1 787
14. 1947 Magali 0 1055
Overall: 1651 2344

Biography

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