Historic Overview Raymond Delisle

Rider

Overall Rank200
NameRaymond DELISLE
Country
  France
Date of birth11-Mar-1943 - Ancteville (Basse Normandie)
Date of death11-Aug-2013 - Hébécrevon (Basse Normandie)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Raymond Delisle

Raymond Delisle (11 March 1943 – 11 August 2013) was a French professional road bicycle racer. He is the only rider to have won a stage of the Tour de France on 14 July, France's national day, while wearing the jersey of national champion.

Born in Ancteville, Delisle started racing as an amateur in 1961 and won the Tour du Lac Leman classic in 1963 and the national team time-trial championship in 1964, with Jean Jourden. He turned professional in 1965. He rode 12 Tours de France between 1965 and 1977. He won two stages, one in 1969 and one in 1976. He wore the Maillot Jaune as leader of the general classification for two days after his stage win in 1976. His best placings were fourth in 1976 and ninth in 1977. He was national road champion in 1969. He retired in 1977 after 45 professional wins. He owned a hotel in Hébécrevon, Manche until his death officially recorded as suicide on 11 August 2013.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Genova - Nizza 1975
Tour de France - stages 1969 (1), 1976 (1)
Vuelta a España - stages 1974 (1)
Tour de Romandie - stages 1972 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1975 (2)
Dauphiné Libéré - stages 1970 (1)
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Seasons

Raymond Delisle - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1963 Leroux 12 542
2. 1965 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 558 84
3. 1966 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 662 59
4. 1967 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 473 100
5. 1968 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 532 73
6. 1969 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 1097 27
7. 1970 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 847 46
8. 1971 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 615 71
9. 1972 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 1550 18
10. 1973 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 990 42
11. 1974 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 683 61
12. 1975 Peugeot - BP - Michelin 852 40
13. 1976 Peugeot - Esso - Michelin 1282 26
14. 1977 Miko - Mercier - Hutchinson 797 47
Overall: 10950 200