Historic Overview Wim van Est

Rider

Overall Rank103
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
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 378 123
2. 1950 Garin - Wolber 937 38
3. 1951 Garin - Wolber 749 42
4. 1952 Garin - Wolber 1989 6
5. 1953 Garin - Wolber 2109 6
6. 1954 Locomotief - Vredestein 1731 12
7. 1955 Alcyon - Dunlop 1286 22
8. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 821 46
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1908 9
10. 1958 Locomotief - Vredestein 902 44
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 53 402
12. 1960 Philco 841 50
13. 1961 Faema 883 53
14. 1962 Dr. Mann - Labo 429 126
15. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 124 287
16. 1964 Labo - Dr. Mann 391 132
17. 1965 Sunkist Fruits 0 810
Overall: 15531 103