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Historic Overview Didi Thurau

Rider

Overall Rank183
NameDidi THURAU
Country
  Germany
Date of birth09-Nov-1954 - Frankfurt (Hessen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Didi Thurau

Dietrich "Didi" Thurau (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈtuːʁaʊ] ; born 9 November 1954) is a retired German professional road bicycle racer. His biggest career achievements include winning the one-day classic, Liège–Bastogne–Liège, his home country's Deutschland Tour and surprising the field at the 1977 Tour de France by capturing four stages and holding the yellow jersey as leader of the general classification from the prologue for 15 days. Thurau did win the young rider classification although he lost the overall lead to eventual winner Bernard Thévenet.

Thurau was German pursuit champion three times and won 29 six-day races. He is the father of former professional cyclist Björn Thurau. In 1989, he revealed he had doped throughout his career.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

6 6 2 5 19 7 3 2 4 48

Major Victories

Liège - Bastogne - Liège 1979
G.P. E3 - Harelbeke 1977
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol 1977, 1979
Meisterschaft von Zürich 1978
Deutschland Rundfahrt 1979
Scheldeprijs - Schoten 1978
Grosser Preis des Kantons Aargau - Gippingen 1977
Etoile de Bessèges 1978
G.P. de Fourmies 1975
Strassenmeisterschaft von Deutschland 1976
Tour de France - stages 1977 (5), 1979 (1)
Giro d'Italia - stages 1978 (2)
Vuelta a España - stages 1976 (5)
Paris - Nice - stages 1979 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1976 (1), 1978 (1), 1987 (1)
Vuelta a Andalucia - Ruta del Sol - stages 1977 (8), 1979 (2)
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 1979 (1), 1981 (2)
Route du Sud - stages 1980 (1)
Etoile de Bessèges - stages 1978 (4)
Strassenmeisterschaft von Deutschland - stages 1976 (2)
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Seasons

Didi Thurau - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1974 TI - Raleigh 0 1179
2. 1975 TI - Raleigh 1008 36
3. 1976 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 1769 16
4. 1977 TI - Raleigh 3144 3
5. 1978 IJsboerke - Gios 1726 15
6. 1979 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis 2629 7
7. 1980 Puch - Campagnolo - Sem 926 48
8. 1981 Kotter's Racing Team - G.B.C. 728 78
9. 1982 Hoonved - Bottecchia 269 189
10. 1983 Del Tongo - Colnago 565 91
11. 1984 Portas 3 1014
12. 1985 Hitachi - Splendor - Sunair 87 391
13. 1986 Supermercati Brianzoli - Essebi 374 170
14. 1987 Roland - Skala - TW Rock - Chiori 591 105
15. 1988 Panasonic - Isostar 0 1367
Overall: 13819 183