Tweet

Historic Overview Joseph Planckaert

Rider

Overall Rank119
NameJoseph PLANCKAERT
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth04-May-1934 - Poperinge (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death22-May-2007 - Zwevegem (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Joseph Planckaert

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 finished 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 retired in 1965.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

7 5 15

Major Victories

Liège - Bastogne - Liège 1962
Paris - Nice 1962
Omloop Het Volk / Het Nieuwsblad 1958
Kuurne - Brussel - Kuurne 1955, 1960
4 Jours de Dunkerque 1957, 1960, 1963
Tour de Luxembourg 1962
Tour de France - stages 1961 (1)
Tour de Suisse - stages 1956 (1)
Deutschland Rundfahrt - stages 1960 (1)
4 Jours de Dunkerque - stages 1957 (1), 1963 (1)
Tour de Luxembourg - stages 1962 (1)
More results

Seasons

Joseph Planckaert - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1954 Alcyon - Dunlop 176 240
2. 1955 Elvé - Peugeot 414 137
3. 1956 Elvé - Peugeot 992 40
4. 1957 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 2159 6
5. 1958 Carpano 1796 13
6. 1959 Carpano 896 53
7. 1960 Wiel's - Flandria 2048 8
8. 1961 Wiel's - Flandria 1852 9
9. 1962 Flandria - Faema - Clément 3072 1
10. 1963 Faema - Flandria 1146 39
11. 1964 Flandria - Roméo 844 55
12. 1965 Solo - Superia 604 87
Overall: 15999 119