Historic Overview 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.