Historic Overview Jean Alavoine

Rider

Overall Rank115
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. 1909 Alcyon 1944 4
2. 1910 Alcyon 160 64
3. 1911 Alcyon 271 75
4. 1912 Alcyon 1348 6
5. 1913 Peugeot 819 22
6. 1914 Peugeot 1613 4
7. 1915 Individual 0 104
8. 1916 Individual 0 48
9. 1917 Individual 0 119
10. 1918 Individual 0 133
11. 1919 Peugeot 2243 2
12. 1920 Peugeot 1117 14
13. 1921 Peugeot 175 85
14. 1922 Peugeot 1856 3
15. 1923 Peugeot 630 34
16. 1924 Alavoine 784 27
17. 1925 Alavoine 822 21
18. 1926 Alavoine 4 568
Overall: 13786 115

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