Historic Overview Alex Close

Rider

Overall Rank669
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 Moignelée – 21 October 2008 in Ligny) was a Belgian road bicycle racer who was placed seventh in the Tour de France in 1952. He won the Tour of Belgium in 1955 and the Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré in 1956.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Dauphiné Libéré 1956
Dwars door Vlaanderen - stages 1955 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1956 (1)
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Seasons

Alex Close - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1949 Automoto - Dunlop 184 215
2. 1950 Elvé - Météore 116 342
3. 1951 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 104 307
4. 1952 Girardengo - Clément 1302 17
5. 1953 Peugeot - Dunlop 1034 24
6. 1954 Arbos - Bubba 848 48
7. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 636 69
8. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 884 43
9. 1957 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 316 156
10. 1958 Elvé - Peugeot - Marvan 548 103
11. 1959 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 11 612
Overall: 5983 669