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Historic Overview Alex Close

Rider

Overall Rank720
NameAlex CLOSE
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth26-Nov-1921 - Moignelée (Namur)
Date of death21-Oct-2008 - Ligny (Namur)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Alex Close (26 November 1921 in–21 October 2008) was a Belgian road bicycle racer. He finished fourth in the 1953 Tour de France and seventh in the 1952 Tour de France. He also won the Tour of Belgium in 1955 and the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré in 1956.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

5

Major Victories

Dauphiné Libéré 1956
Dwars door Vlaanderen - stages 1955 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1956 (1)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 1951 (1), 1952 (1)
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Seasons

Alex Close - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1949 Automoto - Dunlop 201 230
2. 1950 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 154 313
3. 1951 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 124 291
4. 1952 Girardengo - Clément 1357 17
5. 1953 Peugeot - Dunlop 1113 24
6. 1954 Peugeot - Dunlop 883 45
7. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 683 68
8. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 903 44
9. 1957 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 351 154
10. 1958 Elvé - Peugeot - Marvan 560 109
11. 1959 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 17 659
Overall: 6346 720