Historic Overview Jan Raas

Rider

Overall Rank80
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
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1980, 1983
Milano - Sanremo 1977
Paris - Bruxelles 1978
G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1979, 1980, 1981
World Championships Road Race 1979
Dwars door Vlaanderen 1982
Tour de France - stages 1977 (1), 1978 (3), 1979 (1), 1980 (3), 1982 (1), 1984 (1)

Seasons

Jan Raas - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1975 TI - Raleigh 420 95
2. 1976 Raleigh 1232 31
3. 1977 Frisol 1900 12
4. 1978 Raleigh 2514 5
5. 1979 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 3238 5
6. 1980 TI - Raleigh - Creda 2101 9
7. 1981 TI-Raleigh - Creda 1499 16
8. 1982 Raleigh 2053 8
9. 1983 TI-Raleigh - Campagnolo 1418 18
10. 1984 Kwantum 356 151
11. 1985 Kwantum 5 667
Overall: 16736 80