Historic Overview Joseph Groussard

Rider

Overall Rank330
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
Critérium International 1962
Paris - Camembert 1957, 1960
4 Jours de Dunkerque 1962
Tour de France - stages 1959 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1961 (1)
G.P. du Midi-Libre - stages 1961 (1)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1961 (1)
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Seasons

Joseph Groussard - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1954 Arliguie - Hutchinson 137 255
2. 1955 Terrot - Hutchinson 15 686
3. 1956 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson 187 225
4. 1957 Essor - Leroux 782 52
5. 1958 Helyett - Leroux - Hutchinson 895 50
6. 1959 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson - A.C.B.B. 828 57
7. 1960 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson - A.C.B.B. 553 93
8. 1961 Alcyon - Leroux 1616 10
9. 1962 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 1299 25
10. 1963 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 1278 28
11. 1964 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 856 52
12. 1965 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 365 141
13. 1966 Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune 217 207
14. 1967 Tigra - Enicar 0 691
15. 1968 Individual 89 280
Overall: 9117 330