Historic Overview Stan Ockers

Rider

Overall Rank43
NameStan OCKERS
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth03-Feb-1920 - Borgerhout (Antwerpen)
Date of death01-Oct-1956 - Merksem (Antwerpen)
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Biography

Stan Ockers

Constant ("Stan") Ockers (3 February 1920 in Borgerhout – 1 October 1956 in Antwerp) was a Belgian professional racing cyclist.

He was runner-up in the Tour de France in 1950 and 1952, and the best sprinter in that race in 1955 and 1956. In 1955 he won the Classic "Ardennes double" by winning La Flèche Wallonne and the Liège–Bastogne–Liège in the same year. At this time the races were run on successive days as "Le Weekend Ardennais". He also won the World Cycling Championship that year.

Stan Ockers died after crashing during a track race in Antwerp in 1956. A year later a monument was built in Les Forges, Sprimont, in the south of Belgium.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

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Major Victories

World Championships Road Race 1955
Liège - Bastogne - Liège 1955
La Flèche Wallonne 1953, 1955
Corsa XX Settembre (Roma-Napoli-Roma) 1956
Challenge "Desgrange-Colombo" 1955
Scheldeprijs - Schoten 1941, 1946
Tour de France - stages 1950 (1), 1954 (1), 1956 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1956 (2)
Corsa XX Settembre (Roma-Napoli-Roma) - stages 1952 (1), 1953 (1), 1956 (5)
More results

Seasons

Stan Ockers - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 1941 Individual 40 310
2. 1942 Helyett - Hutchinson 146 137
3. 1943 Métropole - Dunlop 396 27
4. 1944 Métropole - Dunlop 255 32
5. 1945 Métropole - Dunlop 0 750
6. 1946 Métropole - Dunlop - Hutchinson 301 126
7. 1947 Mondia 786 50
8. 1948 Garin - Wolber 1407 15
9. 1949 Garin - Wolber 1355 10
10. 1950 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 1731 10
11. 1951 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 1520 8
12. 1952 Peugeot - Dunlop 2729 3
13. 1953 Peugeot - Dunlop 2079 7
14. 1954 Peugeot - Dunlop 2134 9
15. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 3150 2
16. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 3796 1
Overall: 21825 43