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Historic Overview Willy Kemp

Rider

Overall Rank1487
NameWilly KEMP
Country
  Luxembourg
Date of birth28-Dec-1925 - Kopstal (Luxembourg)
Date of death18-Oct-2021 - Bertrange (Luxembourg)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Willy Kemp

Willy Kemp (28 December 1925 – 18 October 2021) was a Luxembourgish professional road bicycle racer.

Kemp came from a wealthy home and studied economics. After becoming an amateur 1947 World University Cycling Champion, his parents agreed that he should become a professional cyclist. In 1949 he became national champion. Between 1948 and 1957 he rode every year the Tour de France (10 times in total) and won a stage in the 1955 Tour de France.

He died on 18 October 2021, at the age of 95. Prior to his death, he was noted as Luxembourg's oldest living professional cyclist.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

6

Major Victories

Tour de France - stages 1955 (1)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 1950 (1), 1952 (1), 1956 (1)
Ronde van Nederland - stages 1952 (1)
Euskal Bizikleta - stages 1952 (1)
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Seasons

Willy Kemp - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1947 Garin - Wolber 48 508
2. 1948 Garin - Wolber 146 307
3. 1949 Garin - Wolber 479 107
4. 1950 Garin - Wolber 733 59
5. 1951 Garin - Wolber 479 99
6. 1952 Garin - Wolber 385 120
7. 1953 Garin - Wolber 321 142
8. 1954 Terrot - Hutchinson - Wolber 341 145
9. 1955 Terrot - Hutchinson 449 127
10. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 143 288
11. 1957 Individual 45 524
Overall: 3569 1487