Historic Overview Peter Post

Rider

Overall Rank662
NamePeter POST
Country
  The Netherlands
Date of birth12-Nov-1933 - Amsterdam (Noord Holland)
Date of death14-Jan-2011 - Amsterdam (Noord Holland)
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Peter Post - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1956 R.I.H. 70 364
2. 1957 Radium 185 199
3. 1958 Radium 315 142
4. 1959 Radium 21 482
5. 1960 Radium 216 176
6. 1961 Radium 220 190
7. 1962 R.I.H. 524 86
8. 1963 Molteni 740 53
9. 1964 Flandria 1357 19
10. 1965 Flandria 313 140
11. 1966 Solo 298 139
12. 1967 Willem II 653 64
13. 1968 Willem II 299 138
14. 1969 Willem II 298 162
15. 1970 Willem II 0 632
16. 1971 Gazelle 7 523
Overall: 5516 662

Biography

Peter Post (12 November 1933 – 14 January 2011) was a Dutch professional cyclist whose career lasted from 1956 to 1972. Post competed in road and track racing. As a rider he is best remembered for Six-day racing, having competed in 155 races and won 65. Because of this success he was known as “De Keizer van de Zesdaagse” or “The Emperor of the Six Days”. In road racing his main achievements were winning the 1964 Paris–Roubaix and becoming national road race champion in 1963. He was on the podium three times at the La Flèche Wallonne but never won. Post’s other nickname was “de Lange” or “Big Man” because he was tall for a cyclist. After retiring from racing he had success as a Directeur sportif. Peter Post died in Amsterdam on 14 January 2011.

source - Wikipedia