Historic Overview Wim van Est

Rider

Overall Rank100
NameWim VAN EST
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth25-Mar-1923 - Fijnaart (Noord Brabant)
Date of death01-May-2003 - Roosendaal (Noord Brabant)
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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
Nokere Koerse 1952
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)
Eneco Tour - stages 1949 (1)
More results

Seasons

Wim van Est - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1949 Joco De Jonge & Co 396 123
2. 1950 Garin - Wolber 962 40
3. 1951 Garin - Wolber 777 42
4. 1952 Garin - Wolber 2052 6
5. 1953 Garin - Wolber 2176 6
6. 1954 Locomotief - Vredestein 1744 12
7. 1955 Alcyon - Dunlop 1306 22
8. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 849 46
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1969 9
10. 1958 Locomotief - Vredestein 931 45
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 55 404
12. 1960 Philco 870 50
13. 1961 Faema 914 53
14. 1962 Dr. Mann - Labo 443 126
15. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 128 288
16. 1964 Labo - Dr. Mann 397 132
17. 1965 Sunkist Fruits 0 814
Overall: 15969 100