Historic Overview Richard Depoorter

Rider

Overall Rank1780
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 125 179
2. 1937 Super 0 756
3. 1938 Super 66 310
4. 1939 Alcyon - Dunlop 3 796
5. 1941 Individual 18 327
6. 1942 Helyett - Hutchinson 9 356
7. 1943 Helyett - Hutchinson 716 4
8. 1944 A. Trialoux - Wolber 75 117
9. 1945 Helyett 230 67
10. 1946 Mercier - R. Lapébie 218 140
11. 1947 Garin 729 48
12. 1948 Garin 215 185
Overall: 2404 1780

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