Historic Overview Armand Desmet

Rider

Overall Rank322
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

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)

Seasons

Armand Desmet - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1955 Groene Leeuw 26 563
2. 1956 Groene Leeuw 13 623
3. 1957 Groene Leeuw 154 240
4. 1958 Groene Leeuw - Leopold 957 37
5. 1959 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 654 61
6. 1960 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 530 88
7. 1961 Faema 1101 28
8. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2187 5
9. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1289 25
10. 1964 Solo - Superia 435 104
11. 1965 Solo - Superia 322 146
12. 1966 Solo - Superia 600 67
13. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 495 99
Overall: 8763 322