Historic Overview Cyrille Guimard

Rider

Overall Rank244
NameCyrille GUIMARD
Country
  France
Date of birth20-Jan-1947 - Bougenais (Pays de la Loire)
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Biography

Cyrille Guimard

Cyrille Guimard (born 20 January 1947) is a French former professional road racing cyclist who became a directeur sportif and then a television commentator. Three of his riders, Bernard Hinault, Laurent Fignon, and Lucien Van Impe, won the Tour de France. Another protégé of Guimard's, Greg LeMond, described him as "the best (coach) in the world" and "the best coach I ever had". He has been described by cycling journalist William Fotheringham as the greatest directeur sportif in the history of the Tour.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

2 7 2 8 2 30

Major Victories

Bretagne Classic-Ouest-France 1975
Genova - Nizza 1968, 1969
G.P. du Midi-Libre 1972
Paris - Bourges 1972
Tour de France - stages 1970 (1), 1972 (4), 1973 (1), 1974 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1971 (2)
Paris - Nice - stages 1974 (1)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1972 (1), 1973 (1)
Vuelta al Pais Vasco - stages 1971 (1)
G.P. du Midi-Libre - stages 1969 (2), 1972 (2)
Etoile de Bessèges - stages 1974 (1), 1975 (2)
Paris - Luxembourg - stages 1968 (1)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 1972 (1)
Setmana Catalana - stages 1972 (1)
Tour de l'Avenir - stages 1967 (2)
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Seasons

Cyrille Guimard - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 1966 Individual 42 479
2. 1967 Individual 113 281
3. 1968 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 403 112
4. 1969 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 468 116
5. 1970 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson 1498 21
6. 1971 Fagor - Mercier - Hutchinson 3004 2
7. 1972 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson 2785 3
8. 1973 GAN - Mercier - Hutchinson 1362 27
9. 1974 Merlin Plage - Shimano - Flandria 790 53
10. 1975 Carpenter - Confortluxe - Flandria 732 53
11. 1976 Gitane - Campagnolo 0 780
Overall: 11197 244