Historic Overview Eugène Christophe

Rider

Overall Rank132
NameEugène CHRISTOPHE
Country
  France
Date of birth22-Jan-1885 - Paris (Lle de France)
Date of death01-Feb-1970 - Paris (Lle de France)
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Biography

Eugène Christophe

Eugène Christophe (born Malakoff, Paris, France, 22 January 1885, died in Paris, 1 February 1970) was a French road bicycle racer and pioneer of cyclo-cross. He was a professional from 1904 until 1926. In 1919 he became the first rider to wear the yellow jersey of the Tour de France .

Eugène Christophe rode 11 Tours de France and finished eight. He never won but he became famous for having to weld together his bicycle while leading. It was one of a series of events that coloured his racing career.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Milano - Sanremo 1910
Paris - Tours 1920
Bordeaux - Paris 1920, 1921
Tour de France - stages 1912 (3)
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Seasons

Eugène Christophe - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1904 Individual 144 35
2. 1905 Individual 91 69
3. 1906 Labor 798 12
4. 1907 Alcyon - Dunlop 17 219
5. 1908 Alcyon - Dunlop 81 122
6. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 1008 12
7. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 748 20
8. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 465 45
9. 1912 Alcyon - Dunlop 1349 3
10. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 890 17
11. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 525 32
12. 1917 Individual 198 17
13. 1919 Individual 1666 3
14. 1920 Individual 1418 4
15. 1921 Individual 1329 9
16. 1922 Automoto - Wolber - Cycles Russell 1258 11
17. 1923 Christophe - Hutchinson 44 268
18. 1924 Christophe - Hutchinson 58 239
19. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 971 20
20. 1926 Peugeot - Dunlop 217 101
21. 1928 Individual 23 481
Overall: 13298 132