Historic Overview Georges Pintens

Rider

Overall Rank294
NameGeorges PINTENS
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth15-Oct-1946 - Antwerpen (Antwerpen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Georges Pintens

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 Suisse 1971
Tour de France - stages 1968 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1976 (1)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 1973 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1971 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1970 (1)
More results

Seasons

Georges Pintens - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1968 Dr. Mann - Grundig 1188 21
2. 1969 Dr. Mann - Grundig 626 71
3. 1970 Dr. Mann - Grundig 1853 14
4. 1971 Hertekamp - Magniflex 2102 10
5. 1972 Van Cauter - Magniflex - De Gribaldy 764 53
6. 1973 Rokado - De Gribaldy 854 49
7. 1974 M.I.C. - Ludo - De Gribaldy 1215 27
8. 1975 Maes Pils - Watney 383 98
9. 1976 Miko - De Gribaldy - Superia 237 166
Overall: 9222 294