Historic Overview Sven Åke Nilsson

Rider

Overall Rank491
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

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Major Victories

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

Sven Åke Nilsson - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 1971 Individual 9 642
2. 1972 Individual 20 521
3. 1973 Individual 13 545
4. 1974 Individual 50 404
5. 1975 Individual 119 237
6. 1976 Individual 100 317
7. 1977 Miko - Mercier - Hutchinson 289 158
8. 1978 Miko - Mercier - Hutchinson 1166 26
9. 1979 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel 1681 19
10. 1980 Miko - Mercier - Vivagel - Volvo 1757 17
11. 1981 Splendor - Wickes Bouwmarkt - Europ Decor 1095 45
12. 1982 Wolber - Spidel 1323 25
13. 1983 Termolan - Galli - CIOCC 148 295
14. 1984 Santini - Conti - Galli 107 338
Overall: 7877 491