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Historic Overview Willy Kemp

Rider

Overall Rank1543
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

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

Willy Kemp - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1947 Garin - Wolber 48 510
2. 1948 Garin - Wolber 148 307
3. 1949 Garin - Wolber 491 105
4. 1950 Garin - Wolber 746 59
5. 1951 Garin - Wolber 482 102
6. 1952 Garin - Wolber 391 120
7. 1953 Garin - Wolber 326 143
8. 1954 Terrot - Hutchinson - Wolber 345 146
9. 1955 Terrot - Hutchinson 457 130
10. 1956 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert 146 290
11. 1957 Individual 46 528
Overall: 3626 1543