Historic Overview Erik Pettersson

Rider

Overall Rank3775
NameErik PETTERSSON
Country
  Sweden
Date of birth04-Apr-1944 - Kullings (Ostergotlands Lan)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Erik Pettersson - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1970 Ferretti 143 240
2. 1971 Ferretti 627 74
Overall: 770 3775

Biography

Erik Håkan Pettersson (born 4 April 1944) is a retired Swedish cyclist. He was part of the road racing team of four Pettersson brothers, known as Fåglum brothers, who won the world title in 1967–1969 and a silver medal at the 1968 Olympics; three of the brothers were also part of the bronze-winning road team at the 1964 Games. In 1967 they were awarded the Svenska Dagbladet Gold Medal.

Erik was the fastest sprinter among the Fåglum brothers; he was nicknamed Rödtoppen for his red hair. he turned professional after the 1969 World Championships, together with the other brothers, but had little success and retired in 1971.

source - Wikipedia