Historic Overview Sven Åke Nilsson

Rider

Overall Rank500
NameSven Åke NILSSON
Country
  Sweden
Date of birth13-Sep-1951 - Malmö (Skane Lan)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Sven-Åke Nilsson (born 13 September 1951) is a Swedish retired road racing cyclist. His sporting career began with CK Ringen Malmö. He was a professional cyclist from 1977 until his retirement in 1984. Early in his career he was among the strongest GC Contenders and often among the top 10 overall during the Tour de France while riding for the very strong Miko-Mercier squads, who also included riders like Christian Seznec, Raymond Martin and Joop Zoetemelk. He had a stage win and 3rd place in the Overall classification in the Vuelta a España and two stage wins in Paris–Nice as career highlights. He also competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics and 1976 Summer Olympics.

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Badges

Major Victories

Setmana Catalana 1981
Tour de l'Avenir 1976
Vuelta a España - stages 1982 (1)
Paris - Nice - stages 1979 (1), 1982 (1)
Critérium International - stages 1980 (1)
Tour de l'Avenir - stages 1976 (1)
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Seasons

Sven Åke Nilsson - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1971 Individual 0 1046
2. 1972 Individual 0 865
3. 1973 Individual 0 1021
4. 1974 Individual 0 998
5. 1975 Individual 35 368
6. 1976 Individual 0 796
7. 1977 Miko - Mercier - Hutchinson 271 163
8. 1978 Miko - Mercier - Hutchinson 1166 25
9. 1979 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel 1681 17
10. 1980 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel - Volvo 1754 17
11. 1981 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ Decor 1039 45
12. 1982 Wolber - Spidel 1302 25
13. 1983 Termolan - Galli - CIOCC 148 287
14. 1984 Santini - Conti - Galli 107 321
15. 1987 Individual 0 1248
Overall: 7503 500