Historic Overview Louison Bobet

Rider

Overall Rank18
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
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)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1953 (1)

Seasons

Louison Bobet - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1946 Stella - Hutchinson 19 506
2. 1947 Stella - Hutchinson 270 151
3. 1948 Stella - Dunlop 1578 10
4. 1949 Bianchi - Ursus 493 84
5. 1950 Stella 1909 5
6. 1951 Stella - Dunlop 2973 4
7. 1952 Stella 1668 10
8. 1953 Stella - Wolber - Dunlop 2768 1
9. 1954 Stella - Wolber - Dunlop 3183 1
10. 1955 L. Bobet - BP - Hutchinson 3224 1
11. 1956 L. Bobet 1217 22
12. 1957 L. Bobet 1780 10
13. 1958 L. Bobet 1819 9
14. 1959 L. Bobet 1227 19
15. 1960 L. Bobet 306 136
16. 1961 Ignis 548 79
17. 1962 Margnat - Paloma - D'Alessandro 0 773
Overall: 24982 18