Historic Overview Joseph Planckaert

Rider

Overall Rank106
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 - Dunlop 168 210
2. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 324 140
3. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 980 36
4. 1957 Peugeot 1939 8
5. 1958 Carpano 1810 10
6. 1959 Carpano 609 63
7. 1960 Flandria 2027 5
8. 1961 Wiel's - Flandria 1699 7
9. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 2756 1
10. 1963 Faema - Flandria 874 43
11. 1964 Flandria - Roméo 810 48
12. 1965 Solo - Superia 477 96
Overall: 14473 106

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