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)
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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 25 587
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 12 638
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 152 258
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 1096 34
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 683 73
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 566 91
7. 1961 Faema 1208 30
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2313 6
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1295 27
10. 1964 Solo - Superia 494 99
11. 1965 Solo - Superia 364 142
12. 1966 Solo - Superia 634 69
13. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 479 102
Overall: 9321 314