Historic Overview Hector Martin

Rider

Overall Rank527
NameHector MARTIN
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth26-Dec-1898 - Roeselare (West Vlaanderen)
Date of death09-Aug-1972 - Roeselare (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Hector Martin (26 December 1898–9 August 1972) was a Belgian road racing cyclist, professional from 1925 to 1935. In 1924 he won the "Tour of Flanders for Independents" and the Belgian championship cycling for independents . From 1925 to 1935 he was a professional cyclist. In the Tour de France 1927 he won the third stage in Caen and the 22nd stage to Charleville and he wore the yellow jersey for 4 days . In 1928 he won Bordeaux-Paris and in 1929 he became second. In 1930 he won the Circuit de Béarn . He was the brother of Léon Martin.

Camille Thomas fabricated cycling shoes and marketed them under Hector's name in 1939.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

5

Major Victories

Bordeaux - Paris 1928
Paris - Menin 1924
Bruxelles - Luxembourg - Mondorf 1923
Tour de France - stages 1925 (3), 1927 (2)
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Seasons

Hector Martin - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1923 Individual 30 357
2. 1924 Individual 71 244
3. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 1548 12
4. 1926 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois - Wolber 11 580
5. 1927 J.B. Louvet - Wolber 1520 13
6. 1928 J.B. Louvet - Hutchinson 1064 16
7. 1929 J.B. Louvet 1130 22
8. 1930 Elvish 914 31
9. 1931 La Française - Dunlop 523 61
10. 1932 Individual 308 110
Overall: 7119 527