Historic Overview Jan Raas

Rider

Overall Rank79
NameJan RAAS
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth08-Nov-1952 - Heinkenszand (Zeeland)
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Biography

Jan Raas

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

Major Victories

Omloop Het Volk 1981
Amstel Gold Race 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982
Paris - Roubaix 1982
Ronde van Vlaanderen 1979, 1983
Paris - Tours 1978, 1981
Gent - Wevelgem 1981
Milano - Sanremo 1977
Paris - Bruxelles 1978
G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1979, 1980, 1981
World Championships Road Race 1979
Dwars door Vlaanderen 1982
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1980, 1983
Tour de France - stages 1977 (1), 1978 (3), 1979 (1), 1980 (3), 1982 (1), 1984 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1978 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1979 (1), 1980 (1)
More results

Seasons

Jan Raas - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1975 TI - Raleigh 391 96
2. 1976 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 1183 32
3. 1977 Frisol - Thirion - Gazelle 1778 12
4. 1978 TI - Raleigh - Mac Gregor 2738 4
5. 1979 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 3092 5
6. 1980 TI - Raleigh - Creda 2035 12
7. 1981 TI-Raleigh - Creda 1626 13
8. 1982 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 2075 7
9. 1983 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 1383 19
10. 1984 Kwantum Hallen - Decosol - Yoko 332 154
11. 1985 Kwantum Hallen - Decosol - Yoko 5 668
Overall: 16638 79