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
Giro d'Italia - stages 1953 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1951 (1), 1953 (1), 1954 (1)
Dwars door Vlaanderen - stages 1953 (1)

Seasons

Wim van Est - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1949 Joco De Jonge & Co 372 107
2. 1950 Garin - Wolber 962 31
3. 1951 Garin - Wolber 775 35
4. 1952 Garin - Wolber 1943 6
5. 1953 Garin - Wolber 2173 6
6. 1954 Locomotief 1784 9
7. 1955 Alcyon - Dunlop 1315 16
8. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 741 51
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1966 7
10. 1958 Locomotief 923 39
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 54 391
12. 1960 Philco 879 44
13. 1961 Faema 897 41
14. 1962 Dr. Mann - Labo 412 120
15. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 126 264
16. 1964 Labo - Dr. Mann 404 115
17. 1965 Sunkist Fruits 0 806
Overall: 15726 96