Historic Overview Wim van Est

Rider

Overall Rank99
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)
Eneco Tour - stages 1949 (1)
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Seasons

Wim van Est - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1949 Joco De Jonge & Co 375 122
2. 1950 Garin - Wolber 930 37
3. 1951 Garin - Wolber 750 41
4. 1952 Garin - Wolber 1990 6
5. 1953 Garin - Wolber 2094 6
6. 1954 Locomotief - Vredestein 1725 12
7. 1955 Alcyon - Dunlop 1281 21
8. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 818 44
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1904 9
10. 1958 Locomotief - Vredestein 897 42
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 53 397
12. 1960 Philco 836 49
13. 1961 Faema 887 50
14. 1962 Dr. Mann - Labo 427 125
15. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 125 284
16. 1964 Labo - Dr. Mann 390 121
17. 1965 Sunkist Fruits 0 808
Overall: 15482 99