Historic Overview Richard Depoorter

Rider

Overall Rank1785
NameRichard DEPOORTER
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth29-Apr-1915 - Ichtegem (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death16-Jun-1948 - Wassen-Sui (Uri)
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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

Major Victories

Liège - Bastogne - Liège 1943, 1947
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