Historic Overview Hector Martin

Rider

Overall Rank543
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 1927 Tour de France 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 came 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

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Major Victories

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

Hector Martin - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 1923 Individual 30 415
2. 1924 Individual 97 231
3. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 1552 13
4. 1926 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois - Wolber 11 702
5. 1927 J.B. Louvet - Wolber 1556 13
6. 1928 J.B. Louvet - Hutchinson 1078 16
7. 1929 J.B. Louvet 1161 22
8. 1930 Elvish - Wolber 986 30
9. 1931 La Française - Dunlop 535 63
10. 1932 Individual 308 121
Overall: 7314 543