Historic Overview Jean Alavoine

Rider

Overall Rank113
NameJean ALAVOINE
Country
  France
Date of birth01-Apr-1888 - Roubaix (Nord Pas de Calais)
Date of death18-Jul-1943 - Argenteuil (Lle de France)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Jean Alavoine - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1908 Peugeot - Wolber 0 349
2. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 1946 4
3. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 160 64
4. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 271 75
5. 1912 Alcyon - Dunlop 1349 6
6. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 820 22
7. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 1615 4
8. 1915 Individual 0 104
9. 1916 Individual 0 48
10. 1917 Individual 0 119
11. 1918 Individual 0 133
12. 1919 Peugeot 2245 2
13. 1920 Peugeot 1118 14
14. 1921 Peugeot - Wolber 185 83
15. 1922 Peugeot - Wolber 1885 3
16. 1923 Peugeot - Wolber 628 34
17. 1924 Alavoine 785 27
18. 1925 Alavoine 823 21
19. 1926 Alavoine 4 600
Overall: 13834 113

Biography

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. In Daniel Marszalek's list of best road riders in history, he is ranked 96th.

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