Historic Overview Seamus Elliott

Rider

Overall Rank440
NameSeamus ELLIOTT
Country
  Ireland
Date of birth04-Jun-1934 - Rathfarnham (Dublin)
Date of death04-May-1971 - Dublin (Dublin)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Seamus Elliott - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1956 Helyett 599 65
2. 1957 Helyett 367 111
3. 1958 Helyett 1154 26
4. 1959 ACBB 785 41
5. 1960 Helyett 774 47
6. 1961 Helyett 464 89
7. 1962 St. Raphael 1113 26
8. 1963 St. Raphael 695 57
9. 1964 Saint Raphaël - Gitane - Campagnolo 383 120
10. 1965 Ford 483 92
11. 1966 Mercier 292 142
12. 1967 Mercier 0 680
13. 1970 Falcon 0 596
Overall: 7109 440

Biography

Seamus 'Shay' Elliott (4 June 1934 – 4 May 1971) was an Irish road bicycle racer.

Shay Elliott was the first Irish cyclist to make a mark as a professional rider in continental Europe. A talented rider, he spent most of his career riding as a domestique for stars such as Jacques Anquetil and Jean Stablinski. He won stages in all the Grand Tours and was 2nd (to Stablinski) in the 1962 World Road Championship at Salò, Italy.

He was the first Irishman to wear the yellow jersey in the Tour de France (1963) and he came third in the 1962 Vuelta a España. He won the Omloop "Het Volk" semi-classic in 1959.

source - Wikipedia