Historic Overview Armand Desmet

Rider

Overall Rank300
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 25 571
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 12 631
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 149 248
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 1071 32
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 667 65
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 552 86
7. 1961 Faema 1194 28
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2287 5
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1283 26
10. 1964 Solo - Superia 488 91
11. 1965 Solo - Superia 338 146
12. 1966 Solo - Superia 632 66
13. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 480 101
Overall: 9178 300