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Historic Overview Eugène Christophe

Rider

Overall Rank152
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

Badges

3 13 3 8

Major Victories

Bordeaux - Paris 1920, 1921
Milano - Sanremo 1910
Paris - Calais 1909
Paris - Tours 1920
Tour de France - stages 1912 (3)
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Seasons

Eugène Christophe - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1904 Individual 146 41
2. 1905 Individual 108 68
3. 1906 Labor 810 13
4. 1907 Alcyon - Dunlop 21 237
5. 1908 Alcyon - Dunlop 83 145
6. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 1214 12
7. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 759 24
8. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 857 25
9. 1912 Alcyon - Dunlop 1871 2
10. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 1127 14
11. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 557 38
12. 1915 Individual 0 168
13. 1916 Individual 0 116
14. 1917 Individual 213 18
15. 1918 Individual 0 236
16. 1919 Individual 1791 5
17. 1920 Individual 1603 9
18. 1921 Individual 1373 11
19. 1922 Automoto - Wolber - Cycles Russell 1277 14
20. 1923 Christophe - Hutchinson 51 323
21. 1924 Christophe - Hutchinson 107 219
22. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 1001 25
23. 1926 Peugeot - Dunlop - Wolber 205 122
24. 1928 Individual 25 620
Overall: 15199 152