Historic Overview Heiri Suter

Rider

Overall Rank295
NameHeiri SUTER
Country
  Switzerland
Date of birth10-Jul-1899 - Granichen (Aargau)
Date of death06-Nov-1978 - Bulach (Aargau)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Heiri Suter

Heinrich 'Heiri' Suter (10 July 1899  – 6 November 1978) was a Swiss road racing cyclist. Excelling mainly in the classics, Suter was the was the first non-Belgian winner of the Tour of Flanders in 1923. Two weeks after his win in the Tour of Flanders, he won Paris–Roubaix, becoming the first cyclist to win both classics in the same year. He also holds a record six victories in Züri-Metzgete, Switerland's most important one-day race.

Suter won 58 professional races, including:

  • Grand Prix Wolber (unofficial world championship): (1922, 1925)
  • Road champion of Switzerland: (1920, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1929)
  • motor-paced champion of Switzerland: (1932, 1933)
  • Züri-Metzgete: (1919, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929)
  • Paris–Roubaix: (1923)
  • Tour of Flanders: (1923)
  • Bordeaux–Paris (1925)
  • Paris–Tours: (1926, 1927)
source - Wikipedia

Major Victories

Ronde van Vlaanderen 1923
Grand Prix Wolber 1922, 1925
Paris - Tours 1926, 1927
Bordeaux - Paris 1925
Meisterschaft von Zürich 1919, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929
Zürich - München 1922, 1923
Paris - Roubaix 1923
Tour du Lac Léman 1927, 1929, 1930
Nord-West Schweizer Rundfahrt 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1929
Circuit de Champagne 1924, 1925
Rund um den Henninger Turm 1926
Rund um Köln 1926
Paris - Saint-Etienne - stages 1922 (1)
Circuit de Champagne - stages 1924 (1)
Bordeaux - Marseille - stages 1924 (1)
More results

Seasons

Heiri Suter - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1918 Individual 25 77
2. 1919 Individual 767 22
3. 1920 Stucchi - Dunlop 619 30
4. 1921 Individual 233 83
5. 1922 Gürtner -Hutchinson 1372 11
6. 1923 Gürtner - Hutchinson 1672 9
7. 1924 Gürtner 778 27
8. 1925 Griffon - Dunlop 1525 13
9. 1926 Olympique - Wolber 696 40
10. 1927 Mifa 629 37
11. 1928 Dilecta - Wolber 359 67
12. 1929 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 680 44
13. 1930 Génial Lucifer 254 110
14. 1934 Individual 63 323
15. 1935 Individual 0 932
16. 1936 Individual 23 595
17. 1938 Individual 6 733
18. 1941 Individual 42 273
Overall: 9743 295