Historic Overview Armand Desmet

Rider

Overall Rank314
NameArmand DESMET
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth23-Jan-1931 - Waregem (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death17-Nov-2012 - Waregem (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

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

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

Seasons

Armand Desmet - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1955 Groene Leeuw 26 557
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 13 620
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 154 236
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 973 36
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 653 55
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 529 87
7. 1961 Faema 1097 26
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2182 5
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1287 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: 8766 314