Historic Overview Joseph Planckaert

Rider

Overall Rank107
NameJoseph PLANCKAERT
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth04-May-1934 - Poperinge (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death22-May-2007 - Zwevegem (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Joseph Planckaert - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1954 Alcyon 166 202
2. 1955 Elvé 317 140
3. 1956 Elvé 984 35
4. 1957 Peugeot 1897 8
5. 1958 Carpano 1765 9
6. 1959 Carpano 596 60
7. 1960 Flandria 1975 5
8. 1961 Wiel's 1664 7
9. 1962 Flandria 2676 2
10. 1963 Faema 854 41
11. 1964 Flandria 810 47
12. 1965 Solo 477 93
Overall: 14181 107

Biography

Joseph "Jef" Planckaert (4 May 1934 – 22 May 2007) was a Belgian racing cyclist. He is seen as one of the best Belgian cyclists of the 1950s and 1960s.

His best season was 1962, when on the citadel of Namen he became Belgian champion, won Paris–Nice and the Tour de Luxembourg, won Liège–Bastogne–Liège and became second in the Tour de France. He also won Omloop Het Volk in 1958, and Four Days of Dunkirk in 1957, 1960 and 1963.

In the Tour de France he finished 6 times in the top 20 in the final standings. In 1961 he won the 6th stage. In 1962, Planckaert wore the yellow jersey for 7 consecutive days. Planckaert ended his career in 1965.

source - Wikipedia