Historic Overview Eugène Christophe

Rider

Overall Rank122
NameEugène CHRISTOPHE
Country
  France
Date of birth22-Jan-1885 - Paris (Ile-de-France)
Date of death01-Feb-1970 - Paris (Ile-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
Paris - Calais 1909
Tour de France - stages 1912 (3)
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Seasons

Eugène Christophe - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1904 Individual 138 35
2. 1905 Individual 88 69
3. 1906 Labor 768 13
4. 1907 Alcyon - Dunlop 20 204
5. 1908 Alcyon - Dunlop 78 132
6. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 1139 9
7. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 720 22
8. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 795 22
9. 1912 Alcyon - Dunlop 1756 2
10. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 1070 14
11. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 505 38
12. 1915 Individual 0 141
13. 1916 Individual 0 81
14. 1917 Individual 196 18
15. 1918 Individual 0 157
16. 1919 Individual 1700 4
17. 1920 Individual 1475 8
18. 1921 Individual 1280 10
19. 1922 Automoto - Wolber - Cycles Russell 1212 12
20. 1923 Christophe - Hutchinson 43 288
21. 1924 Christophe - Hutchinson 62 245
22. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 950 24
23. 1926 Peugeot - Dunlop - Wolber 205 107
24. 1928 Individual 23 507
Overall: 14223 122