Historic Overview Cyrille Guimard

Rider

Overall Rank215
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 in Bouguenais, Loire-Atlantique) 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 protege 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

Major Victories

Tour de France - stages 1970 (1), 1972 (4), 1973 (1), 1974 (1)
Vuelta al Pais Vasco - stages 1971 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1971 (2)

Seasons

Cyrille Guimard - Scores by Season