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Historic Overview Heiri Suter

Rider

Overall Rank267
NameHeiri SUTER
Country
  Switzerland
Date of birth10-Jul-1899 - Gränichen (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 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

Badges

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Major Victories

Ronde van Vlaanderen 1923
Paris - Roubaix 1923
Rund um den Henninger Turm 1926
Meisterschaft von Zürich 1919, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929
Paris - Tours 1926, 1927
Bordeaux - Paris 1925
Grand Prix Wolber 1922, 1925
Zürich - München 1922, 1923
Tour du Lac Léman 1927, 1929, 1930
Nord-West Schweizer Rundfahrt 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1929
Circuit de Champagne 1924, 1925
Rund um Köln 1926
G.P. Aurora 1921
Championnat de Suisse sur route 1920, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1929
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

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1918 Individual 25 100
2. 1919 Individual 785 31
3. 1920 Stucchi - Dunlop 620 34
4. 1921 Individual 287 81
5. 1922 Gürtner -Hutchinson 1511 9
6. 1923 Gürtner - Hutchinson 1928 7
7. 1924 Gürtner 915 21
8. 1925 Griffon - Dunlop 1573 12
9. 1926 Olympique - Wolber 950 28
10. 1927 Mifa 767 31
11. 1928 Dilecta - Wolber 363 78
12. 1929 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 799 42
13. 1930 Génial Lucifer 295 104
14. 1931 Individual 0 1696
15. 1934 Individual 63 390
16. 1935 Individual 0 1222
17. 1936 Individual 23 695
18. 1938 Individual 6 881
19. 1941 Individual 42 309
Overall: 10952 267