Historic Overview Joseph Groussard

Rider

Overall Rank372
NameJoseph GROUSSARD
Country
  France
Date of birth02-Mar-1934 - La Chapelle Janson (Bretagne)
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Biography

Joseph Groussard

Joseph Groussard (born 2 March 1934 in La Chapelle-Janson, Brittany, France) is a former French professional road bicycle racer. Groussard was professional from 1954 to 1968. He rode 9 editions of the Tour de France where he won one stage in the 1959 Tour de France and wore the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification for one day in 1960 Tour de France. Other victories include two wins in Paris–Camembert, stage wins in Paris–Nice, wins in Critérium International and Four Days of Dunkirk and the 1963 edition of Milan–San Remo. In 1965, Groussard became the Lanterne rouge (last finishing rider) in the 1965 Tour de France.

Joseph Groussard is the brother of cyclist Georges Groussard.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Milano - Sanremo 1963
Genova - Nizza 1959
G.P. du Midi-Libre 1961
Tour de France - stages 1959 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1961 (1)
G.P. du Midi-Libre - stages 1961 (1)
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Seasons

Joseph Groussard - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1954 Arliguie - Hutchinson 137 250
2. 1955 Terrot - Hutchinson 15 670
3. 1956 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson 177 225
4. 1957 Essor - Leroux 760 51
5. 1958 Helyett - Leroux - Hutchinson 865 46
6. 1959 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson - A.C.B.B. 804 53
7. 1960 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson - A.C.B.B. 529 90
8. 1961 Alcyon - Leroux 1173 31
9. 1962 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 1019 34
10. 1963 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 1245 28
11. 1964 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 816 51
12. 1965 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 339 145
13. 1966 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 190 216
14. 1967 Tigra - Enicar 0 690
15. 1968 Individual 89 278
Overall: 8158 372