Historic Overview Alex Close

Rider

Overall Rank672
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

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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 189 223
2. 1950 Elvé - Météore 119 346
3. 1951 Terrot - Wolber - Hutchinson 105 308
4. 1952 Girardengo - Clément 1339 17
5. 1953 Peugeot - Dunlop 1063 24
6. 1954 Arbos - Bubba 853 48
7. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 644 72
8. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 914 43
9. 1957 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 332 154
10. 1958 Elvé - Peugeot - Marvan 563 103
11. 1959 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 12 615
Overall: 6133 672