Historic Overview Hector Heusghem

Rider

Overall Rank663
NameHector HEUSGHEM
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth15-Feb-1890 - Ransart (Hainaut)
Date of death29-Mar-1982 - Montignies le Tilleul (Hainaut)
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Biography

Hector Heusghem

Hector Heusghem (Ransart, 15 February 1890 – Montignies-le-Tilleul, 29 March 1982) was a Belgian cyclist who finished second in the 1920 and 1921 Tour de France. He also won three stages, in 1920 at Aix-en-Provence and Grenoble, in 1921 in Luchon.

In 1922, Heusghem took over the yellow jersey with just three stages to go but on the next day fell foul of the rules. Having broken his frame, he swapped bicycles without permission and received a one-hour penalty that relegated him to fourth and handing the tour to Firmin Lambot.

Hector Heusghem was brother of cyclists Pierre-Joseph Heusghem and Louis Heusghem.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

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Major Victories

Tour de France - stages 1920 (1), 1921 (1)
Tour de Belgique - stages 1914 (1), 1919 (1)
Circuit des Champs de Bataille - stages 1919 (1)
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Seasons

Hector Heusghem - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 1911 Individual 13 540
2. 1912 Le Globe - Russian 398 61
3. 1913 Armor - Soly 417 63
4. 1914 Peugeot - Wolber 255 83
5. 1919 La Sportive 831 26
6. 1920 La Sportive 1553 10
7. 1921 La Sportive 1310 13
8. 1922 Peugeot - Wolber 1159 16
9. 1923 Automoto - Hutchinson 361 75
10. 1924 J.B. Louvet -Wolber 92 239
11. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 60 311
12. 1926 Individual 0 1018
Overall: 6449 663