Historic Overview Joseph Groussard

Rider

Overall Rank327
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

Badges

Major Victories

Milano - Sanremo 1963
Genova - Nizza 1959
G.P. du Midi-Libre 1961
Critérium International 1962
Paris - Camembert 1957, 1960
4 Jours de Dunkerque 1962
Paris - Nice - stages 1961 (1)
G.P. du Midi-Libre - stages 1961 (1)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1961 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1959 (1)
Tour du Sud-Est - stages 1956 (1), 1959 (1), 1962 (1)
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Seasons

Joseph Groussard - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1954 Arliguie - Hutchinson 152 246
2. 1955 Terrot - Hutchinson 29 559
3. 1956 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson 209 211
4. 1957 Essor - Leroux 786 54
5. 1958 Helyett - Leroux - Hutchinson 903 51
6. 1959 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson - A.C.B.B. 826 58
7. 1960 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson - A.C.B.B. 570 92
8. 1961 Alcyon - Leroux 1667 10
9. 1962 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 1338 24
10. 1963 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 1317 28
11. 1964 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 863 52
12. 1965 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 368 141
13. 1966 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 218 208
14. 1967 Tigra - Enicar 0 703
15. 1968 Individual 90 280
Overall: 9336 327