Historic Overview Armand Desmet

Rider

Overall Rank316
NameArmand DESMET
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth23-Jan-1931 - Waregem (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death17-Nov-2012 - Waregem (West Vlaanderen)
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Biography

Armand Desmet

Armand Desmet (23 January 1931 – 17 November 2012) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer.

Desmet was born in Waregem, and competed professionally between 1955 and 1967. He was the first winner of the E3 Prijs Vlaanderen and Rund um den Henninger-Turm. In the Vuelta a España, Desmet finished 2nd place after leading the general classification for several days. Desmet rode with the Faema team between 1961 and 1963) and Solo Superia between 1964 and 1966) and was part of the "red guard" of Rik Van Looy.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1958
Rund um den Henninger Turm 1962
Giro d'Italia - stages 1962 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1964 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1961 (1)
More results

Seasons

Armand Desmet - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1955 Groene Leeuw 25 585
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 12 638
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 150 258
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 1078 34
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 672 73
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 556 91
7. 1961 Faema 1187 30
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2274 6
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1272 27
10. 1964 Solo - Superia 490 99
11. 1965 Solo - Superia 361 142
12. 1966 Solo - Superia 629 69
13. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 476 102
Overall: 9182 316