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Historic Overview Didi Thurau

Rider

Overall Rank172
NameDidi THURAU
Country
  Germany
Date of birth09-Nov-1954 - Frankfurt (Hessen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Didi Thurau

Dietrich ("Didi") Thurau (German pronunciation: [ˈdiːtʁɪç ˈtuːˌʁaʊ̯] (listen); born 9 November 1954 in Frankfurt) 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 4 45

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
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)
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Seasons

Didi Thurau - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1974 TI - Raleigh 0 1077
2. 1975 TI - Raleigh 1008 36
3. 1976 TI - Raleigh - Campagnolo 1761 16
4. 1977 TI - Raleigh 3121 3
5. 1978 IJsboerke - Gios 1714 15
6. 1979 IJsboerke - Warncke Eis 2629 7
7. 1980 Puch - Campagnolo - Sem 919 48
8. 1981 Kotter's Racing Team - G.B.C. 721 78
9. 1982 Hoonved - Bottecchia 267 189
10. 1983 Del Tongo - Colnago 561 91
11. 1984 Portas 3 937
12. 1985 Hitachi - Splendor - Sunair 86 390
13. 1986 Supermercati Brianzoli - Essebi 372 170
14. 1987 Roland - Skala - TW Rock - Chiori 586 105
15. 1988 Panasonic - Isostar 0 1236
Overall: 13748 172