Historic Overview Jan Raas

Rider

Overall Rank75
NameJan RAAS
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth08-Nov-1952 - Heinkenszand (Zeeland)
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Jan Raas - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1975 Raleigh 420 95
2. 1976 Raleigh 1232 31
3. 1977 Frisol 1900 12
4. 1978 Raleigh 2514 5
5. 1979 Raleigh 3238 5
6. 1980 Raleigh 2101 9
7. 1981 Raleigh 1499 15
8. 1982 Raleigh 2053 8
9. 1983 Raleigh 1418 18
10. 1984 Kwantum 356 147
11. 1985 Kwantum 5 663
Overall: 16736 75

Biography

Jan Raas (born 8 November 1952) is a Dutch former professional cyclist whose 115 wins include the 1979 World Road Race Championship in Valkenburg, he also won the Tour of Flanders in 1979 and 1983, Paris–Roubaix in 1982 and Milan–San Remo in 1977. He won ten stages in the Tour de France. In six starts, Raas won the Amstel Gold Race five times.

Raas was a tactician and clever sprinter. He struggled on the long steep climbs but excelled on the short climbs characteristic of the northern classics.

source - Wikipedia