Historic Overview Wim van Est

Rider

Overall Rank93
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 375 107
2. 1950 Garin - Wolber 937 31
3. 1951 Garin - Wolber 750 35
4. 1952 Garin - Wolber 2008 6
5. 1953 Garin - Wolber 2127 6
6. 1954 Locomotief - Vredestein 1746 9
7. 1955 Alcyon - Dunlop 1295 19
8. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 711 51
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1925 8
10. 1958 Locomotief 913 40
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 53 391
12. 1960 Philco 872 47
13. 1961 Faema 893 43
14. 1962 Dr. Mann - Labo 414 120
15. 1963 Dr. Mann - Labo 126 264
16. 1964 Labo - Dr. Mann 391 115
17. 1965 Sunkist Fruits 0 806
Overall: 15536 93