Historic Overview Jean Alavoine

Rider

Overall Rank163
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 (1 April 1888 – 18 July 1943) 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 France - stages 1909 (2), 1912 (3), 1914 (1), 1919 (5), 1922 (4), 1923 (3)
Giro d'Italia - stages 1920 (3)
Tour de Belgique - stages 1909 (2)
Circuit des Champs de Bataille - stages 1919 (1)
Giro di Sicilia - stages 1908 (1)
Bordeaux - Marseille - stages 1924 (1)
More results

Seasons

Jean Alavoine - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1907 Individual 3 319
2. 1908 Peugeot - Wolber 6 372
3. 1909 Alcyon - Dunlop 1896 5
4. 1910 Alcyon - Dunlop 127 103
5. 1911 Alcyon - Dunlop 215 89
6. 1912 Alcyon - Dunlop 1357 5
7. 1913 Peugeot - Wolber 683 34
8. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 1277 6
9. 1915 Individual 0 112
10. 1916 Individual 0 57
11. 1917 Individual 0 135
12. 1918 Individual 0 142
13. 1919 Peugeot 2207 2
14. 1920 Peugeot 878 20
15. 1921 Peugeot - Wolber 360 55
16. 1922 Peugeot - Wolber 1525 6
17. 1923 Peugeot - Wolber 515 46
18. 1924 Jean Alavoine - Wolber 762 26
19. 1925 Jean Alavoine - Dunlop - Wolber 910 27
20. 1926 Alavoine 4 680
Overall: 12725 163