Historic Overview Jean Alavoine

Rider

Overall Rank156
NameJean ALAVOINE
Country
  France
Date of birth01-Apr-1888 - Roubaix (Nord Pas de Calais)
Date of death18-Jul-1943 - Argenteuil (Lle de France)
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Biography

Jean Alavoine

Jean Alavoine was a French professional cyclist, who won 17 stages in the Tour de France - only eight riders have won more stages - and wore the yellow jersey for five days.

Jean Alavoine was born in Roubaix on 1 April 1888. In his professional career from 1908 to 1925, he won 29 courses, including 17 Tour de France stages. In the 1922 Tour de France, he won three stages in a row, stages 5–6-7, and wore the yellow jersey. In stage 11, still leading the race, Alavoine had mechanical problems and his lead dropped to 6:53 minutes. In stage 12 Alavoine lost 37 minutes and the lead. In the end, he finished the tour in second place. In 1943 he died during a veteran race in Argenteuil.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de Belgique - stages 1909 (2)
Circuit des Champs de Bataille - stages 1919 (1)
Tour de France - stages 1909 (2), 1912 (3), 1914 (1), 1919 (5), 1922 (4), 1923 (3)
Giro d'Italia - stages 1920 (3)

Seasons

Jean Alavoine - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1908 Peugeot - Wolber 0 428
2. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 1684 5
3. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 139 76
4. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 235 82
5. 1912 Alcyon - Dunlop 1168 7
6. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 710 23
7. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 1398 5
8. 1915 Individual 0 112
9. 1916 Individual 0 57
10. 1917 Individual 0 128
11. 1918 Individual 0 142
12. 1919 Peugeot 1943 2
13. 1920 Peugeot 961 19
14. 1921 Peugeot - Wolber 374 51
15. 1922 Peugeot - Wolber 1556 6
16. 1923 Peugeot - Wolber 563 35
17. 1924 Jean Alavoine - Wolber 813 23
18. 1925 Jean Alavoine - Dunlop - Wolber 951 20
19. 1926 Alavoine 4 629
Overall: 12499 156