Historic Overview Jan Raas

Rider

Overall Rank87
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. In his entire career he competed in 23 of the highly contested "Monument" Races and he finished on the podium in almost half of them: 3rd place six times, 2nd place zero times, and 1st place four 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

Badges

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Major Victories

World Championships Road Race 1979
Milano - Sanremo 1977
Ronde van Vlaanderen 1979, 1983
Paris - Roubaix 1982
Amstel Gold Race 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1982
Gent - Wevelgem 1981
G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1979, 1980, 1981
Omloop Het Volk / Het Nieuwsblad 1981
Dwars door Vlaanderen 1982
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1980, 1983
Paris - Tours 1978, 1981
Paris - Bruxelles 1978
Etoile de Bessèges 1981
G.P. d'Ouverture - La Marseillaise 1983
G.P. Jef Scherens - Leuven 1981
Tour de France - stages 1977 (1), 1978 (3), 1979 (1), 1980 (3), 1982 (1), 1984 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1979 (1), 1980 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1978 (1)
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 1979 (1)
Etoile de Bessèges - stages 1980 (1), 1981 (3), 1982 (1)
Driedaagse De Panne - stages 1983 (1)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1978 (1)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 1980 (2)
More results

Seasons

Jan Raas - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1975 TI - Raleigh 391 101
2. 1976 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 1216 30
3. 1977 Frisol - Thirion - Gazelle 1791 12
4. 1978 TI - Raleigh - Mac Gregor 2774 4
5. 1979 TI-Raleigh - Mac Gregor 3092 5
6. 1980 TI - Raleigh - Creda 2209 10
7. 1981 TI-Raleigh - Creda 1657 15
8. 1982 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 2093 7
9. 1983 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 1403 22
10. 1984 Kwantum Hallen - Decosol - Yoko 380 143
11. 1985 Kwantum Hallen - Decosol - Yoko 5 729
Overall: 17011 87