Historic Overview Karel Kaers

Rider

Overall Rank2302
NameKarel KAERS
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth03-Jun-1914 - Vosselaar (Antwerpen)
Date of death20-Dec-1972 - Antwerpen (Antwerpen)
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Karel Kaers - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1933 Individual 15 459
2. 1934 Alcyon - Dunlop 583 44
3. 1935 F. Pelissier - Hutchinson 44 388
4. 1936 Bristol 131 243
5. 1937 Bury 139 193
6. 1938 Bury 147 207
7. 1939 Alcyon - Dunlop 575 71
8. 1940 Alcyon - Dunlop 1 397
9. 1941 Individual 61 199
10. 1942 Individual 21 288
11. 1943 Individual 4 428
12. 1944 A. Trialoux - Wolber 0 480
13. 1946 Individual 1 810
14. 1947 Magali 0 1089
Overall: 1722 2302

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