Historic Overview Georges Pintens

Rider

Overall Rank256
NameGeorges PINTENS
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth15-Oct-1946 - Antwerpen (Antwerpen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Georges Pintens (born 15 October 1946 in Antwerp) is a former professional road bicycle racer from Belgium who excelled at one-day classic races during the 1960s and 1970s.

Pintens most successful year was in 1971 when he captured the Belgian classic, Gent–Wevelgem, and the overall title at the Tour de Suisse but finished second to Eddy Merckx at Liège–Bastogne–Liège.

In 1974, Pintens returned to win Liège–Bastogne–Liège.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Amstel Gold Race 1970
Liège - Bastogne - Liège 1974
Gent - Wevelgem 1971
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol 1973
Milano - Torino 1971
Rund um den Henninger Turm 1969, 1973
Tour de France - stages 1968 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1976 (1)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 1973 (1)

Seasons

Georges Pintens - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1968 Dr. Mann 1260 21
2. 1969 Dr. Mann - Grundig 673 71
3. 1970 Dr. Mann 1993 14
4. 1971 Hertekamp - Magniflex 2260 10
5. 1972 Van Cauter 819 53
6. 1973 Rokado - De Gribaldy 918 48
7. 1974 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy 1306 26
8. 1975 Maes 336 121
9. 1976 Miko - De Gribaldy - Superia 255 161
Overall: 9820 256