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Historic Overview Armand Desmet

Rider

Overall Rank335
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

Badges

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Major Victories

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

Armand Desmet - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1955 Groene Leeuw 32 614
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 12 783
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 175 256
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 1149 33
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 692 80
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 692 81
7. 1961 Faema 1216 35
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2373 6
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1414 25
10. 1964 Solo - Superia 506 107
11. 1965 Solo - Superia 400 134
12. 1966 Solo - Superia 678 66
13. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 483 107
Overall: 9822 335