Historic Overview Gerrit Voorting

Rider

Overall Rank498
NameGerrit VOORTING
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth18-Jan-1923 - Velsen (Noord Holland)
Date of death30-Jan-2015 - Heemskerk (Noord Holland)
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Biography

Gerrit Voorting

Gerardus "Gerrit" Petrus Voorting (18 January 1923 – 30 January 2015) was a Dutch road cyclist who was active between 1947 and 1960. As an amateur he won the silver medal in the individual road race at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. In his professional career Voorting won two Tour de France stages and wore the yellow jersey for 4 days. Voorting died on 30 January 2015 in his home in Heemskerk at the age of 92, within a week of two other members of the Dutch men's team pursuit squad, Henk Faanhof and Joop Harmans. He was the elder brother of Olympic cyclist Adrie Voorting.

source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Tour de France - stages 1953 (1), 1958 (1)
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Seasons

Gerrit Voorting - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1949 Amefa N.V. 127 300
2. 1950 Colomb - Manera 201 254
3. 1951 Flino 558 74
4. 1952 Peugeot - Dunlop 768 44
5. 1953 Peugeot - Dunlop 704 50
6. 1954 Locomotief - Vredestein 1480 15
7. 1955 Locomotief - Vredestein 459 117
8. 1956 Locomotief - Vredestein 1125 32
9. 1957 Locomotief - Vredestein 1000 38
10. 1958 Locomotief - Vredestein 735 71
11. 1959 Locomotief - Vredestein 262 189
12. 1960 Locomotief - Vredestein 2 776
13. 1961 Locomotief - Vredestein 0 855
Overall: 7421 498