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Historic Overview Hector Martin

Rider

Overall Rank558
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.

Camiel 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
Paris - Menin 1924
Bruxelles - Luxembourg - Mondorf 1923
Bruxelles - Paris 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 30 416
2. 1924 Individual 97 232
3. 1925 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois 1555 13
4. 1926 J.B. Louvet - Pouchois - Wolber 11 712
5. 1927 J.B. Louvet - Wolber 1558 13
6. 1928 J.B. Louvet - Hutchinson 1080 16
7. 1929 J.B. Louvet 1161 22
8. 1930 Elvish - Wolber 988 30
9. 1931 La Française - Dunlop 536 63
10. 1932 Individual 308 123
Overall: 7324 558