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Historic Overview Patrick Sercu

Rider

Overall Rank556
NamePatrick SERCU
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth27-Jun-1944 - Roeselare (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death19-Apr-2019
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Patrick Sercu

Patrick Sercu (27 June 1944 – 19 April 2019) was a Belgian cyclist who was active on the road and track between 1961 and 1983. On track, he won the gold medal in the 1 km time trial at the 1964 Summer Olympics, as well as three world titles in the sprint in 1963, 1967 and 1969. On the road, he earned the green jersey in the 1974 Tour de France. Sercu is the record holder for the number of six-day track race victories, having won 88 events out of 223 starts between 1961 and 1983; several of these wins were with cycling great Eddy Merckx. He also won six stages at the Tour de France and eleven stages at the Giro d'Italia.

With 38 national and 15 European championship titles, he is considered as one of the most successful track cyclists ever.

In total, he won no less than 1,206 races, of which 168 road races and 1,038 track races.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

6 13 3 36

Major Victories

Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1977
Sassari - Cagliari 1973
Elfstedenronde 1973
Tour de France - stages 1974 (3), 1977 (3)
Giro d'Italia - stages 1970 (1), 1971 (2), 1973 (1), 1974 (3), 1975 (3), 1976 (3)
Paris - Nice - stages 1977 (2)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1977 (4)
Tirreno - Adriatico - stages 1969 (1), 1970 (1), 1972 (1), 1975 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1971 (1), 1975 (2)
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 1979 (1)
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Seasons

Patrick Sercu - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1964 Solo - Superia 3 1012
2. 1965 Solo - Superia 14 696
3. 1966 Solo - Superia 13 655
4. 1967 Flandria - De Clerck 1 951
5. 1968 Faema 53 395
6. 1969 Faema 602 88
7. 1970 Dreher 757 68
8. 1971 Dreher 880 49
9. 1972 Dreher 462 118
10. 1973 Brooklyn 1097 35
11. 1974 Brooklyn 1220 30
12. 1975 Brooklyn 594 76
13. 1976 Brooklyn 538 88
14. 1977 Fiat France 1032 38
15. 1978 Marc Zeepcentrale - Superia - I.S.C. 92 321
16. 1979 Marc Zeep Savon - Superia 132 268
17. 1980 Marc - Carlos - V.R.D. - Woningbouw 48 423
18. 1981 IWC 1 981
19. 1982 IWC 5 865
20. 1983 Imex 0 1126
Overall: 7544 556