Historic Overview Richard Depoorter

Rider

Overall Rank1756
NameRichard DEPOORTER
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth29-Apr-1915 - Ichtegem (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death16-Jun-1948 - Wassen-Sui (Uri)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Richard Depoorter - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1934 Individual 123 177
2. 1937 Super 0 704
3. 1938 Super 64 300
4. 1939 Alcyon 2 758
5. 1941 Individual 18 325
6. 1942 Helyett 9 352
7. 1943 Helyett 701 4
8. 1944 A. Trialoux 75 117
9. 1945 Helyett 230 65
10. 1946 Mercier 218 136
11. 1947 Garin 712 48
12. 1948 Garin 211 180
Overall: 2363 1756

Biography

Richard Depoorter (29 April 1914 – 16 June 1948) was a Belgian racing cyclist. He won the 1943 and 1947 editions of the Liège–Bastogne–Liège. He crashed into a tunnel wall on a "descent of the Sustenpas near Bern" during the 1948 Tour of Switzerland and died onsite or shortly thereafter due to his injuries.

source - Wikipedia