Historic Overview Louison Bobet

Rider

Overall Rank16
NameLouison BOBET
Country
  France
Date of birth12-Mar-1925 - Saint Méen le Grand (Bretagne)
Date of death13-Mar-1983 - Biarritz (Aquitaine)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Louison Bobet

Louis "Louison" Bobet (pronounced [lwi.zɔ̃ bɔ.be]; 12 March 1925 - 13 March 1983) was a French professional road racing cyclist. He was the first great French rider of the post-war period and the first rider to win the Tour de France in three successive years, from 1953 to 1955. His career included the national road championship (1950 and 1951), Milan–San Remo (1951), Giro di Lombardia (1951), Critérium International (1951 & 52), Paris–Nice (1952), Grand Prix des Nations (1952), world road championship (1954), Tour of Flanders (1955), Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré (1955), Tour de Luxembourg (1955), Paris–Roubaix (1956) and Bordeaux–Paris (1959).

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de France 1953, 1954, 1955
Ronde van Vlaanderen 1955
Giro di Lombardia 1951
Milano - Sanremo 1951
Bordeaux - Paris 1959
Paris - Nice 1952
World Championships Road Race 1954
Challenge "Desgrange-Colombo" 1951
Paris - Roubaix 1956
Corsa XX Settembre (Roma-Napoli-Roma) 1959, 1960
Tour de l'Ouest 1949
Genova - Nizza 1957
Giro d'Italia - stages 1951 (1), 1957 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1948 (2), 1950 (1), 1951 (1), 1953 (2), 1954 (3), 1955 (2)
Paris - Nice - stages 1951 (2), 1952 (4), 1955 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1953 (1)
Corsa XX Settembre (Roma-Napoli-Roma) - stages 1959 (5), 1960 (6)
More results

Seasons

Louison Bobet - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1946 Stella - Hutchinson 19 518
2. 1947 Stella - Hutchinson 297 136
3. 1948 Stella - Dunlop 1591 10
4. 1949 Bianchi - Ursus 484 85
5. 1950 Guerra - Ursus 2119 4
6. 1951 Bottecchia - Ursus 3087 4
7. 1952 Bottecchia - Ursus 1596 10
8. 1953 Stella - Wolber - Dunlop 2646 2
9. 1954 Stella - Wolber - Dunlop 3123 1
10. 1955 L. Bobet - BP - Hutchinson 3191 1
11. 1956 L. Bobet 1144 25
12. 1957 L. Bobet - BP - Hutchinson 1745 11
13. 1958 L. Bobet - BP - Hutchinson 1857 9
14. 1959 L. Bobet 1868 10
15. 1960 L. Bobet - BP - Hutchinson 876 45
16. 1961 Ignis 544 88
17. 1962 Margnat - Paloma - D'Alessandro 0 778
Overall: 26187 16