Historic Overview Heiri Suter

Rider

Overall Rank281
NameHeiri SUTER
Country
  Switzerland
Date of birth10-Jul-1899 - Granichen (Aargau)
Date of death06-Nov-1978 - Bulach (Aargau)
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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

11

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
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 88
2. 1919 Individual 768 24
3. 1920 Stucchi - Dunlop 620 33
4. 1921 Individual 233 92
5. 1922 Gürtner -Hutchinson 1487 9
6. 1923 Gürtner - Hutchinson 1787 9
7. 1924 Gürtner 779 30
8. 1925 Griffon - Dunlop 1527 13
9. 1926 Olympique - Wolber 944 28
10. 1927 Mifa 757 31
11. 1928 Dilecta - Wolber 361 71
12. 1929 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 680 48
13. 1930 Génial Lucifer 253 113
14. 1934 Individual 63 356
15. 1935 Individual 0 1101
16. 1936 Individual 23 660
17. 1938 Individual 6 800
18. 1941 Individual 42 287
Overall: 10355 281