Historic Overview Wim van Est

Rider

Overall Rank96
NameWim VAN EST
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth25-Mar-1923 - Fijnaart (Noord Brabant)
Date of death01-May-2003 - Roosendaal (Noord Brabant)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Wim van Est

Willem "Wim" van Est (25 March 1923 – 1 May 2003) was a Dutch racing cyclist. He is best known for being the first Dutch cyclist to wear the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification in the Tour de France of 1951, and for falling into a ravine while wearing it.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Ronde van Vlaanderen 1953
Bordeaux - Paris 1950, 1952, 1961
Driedaagse van Antwerpen 1954
Giro d'Italia - stages 1953 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1951 (1), 1953 (1), 1954 (1)
Dwars door Vlaanderen - stages 1953 (1)
Driedaagse van Antwerpen - stages 1956 (1)
More results

Seasons

Wim van Est - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1949 Joco De Jonge & Co 377 119
2. 1950 Garin - Wolber 942 35
3. 1951 Garin - Wolber 750 38
4. 1952 Garin - Wolber 1996 6
5. 1953 Garin - Wolber 2113 6
6. 1954 Locomotief - Vredestein 1731 10
7. 1955 Alcyon - Dunlop 1280 20
8. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 816 44
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1899 9
10. 1958 Locomotief - Vredestein 897 41
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 53 396
12. 1960 Philco 836 48
13. 1961 Faema 889 48
14. 1962 Dr. Mann - Labo 431 119
15. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 125 281
16. 1964 Labo - Dr. Mann 389 121
17. 1965 Sunkist Fruits 0 808
Overall: 15524 96