Historic Overview Armand Desmet

Rider

Overall Rank306
NameArmand DESMET
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth23-Jan-1931 - Waregem (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death17-Nov-2012 - Waregem (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Armand Desmet - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1955 Groene Leeuw 26 557
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 13 620
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 153 236
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 970 36
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw 651 55
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 527 87
7. 1961 Faema 1093 26
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2174 5
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1283 23
10. 1964 Solo - Superia 435 101
11. 1965 Solo - Superia 322 142
12. 1966 Solo 600 65
13. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 495 96
Overall: 8742 306

Biography

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