Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Mercier
BEL
2942
2. Stan OCKERS 03-Feb-1920 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
2785
3. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
2289
4. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
2144
5. Gilbert BAUVIN 04-Aug-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1991
6. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Follis - Dunlop
FRA
1955
7. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
LUX
1932
8. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
FRA
1785
9. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
1760
10. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
1700
11. Roger WALKOWIAK 02-Mar-1927 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1663
12. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1614
13. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Bianchi
ITA
1608
14. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Bianchi
ITA
1522
15. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1446
16. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier
FRA
1303
17. Fiorenzo MAGNI 07-Dec-1920 Nivea
ITA
1301
18. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
1295
19. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925 Arbos - Bif - Clément
ITA
1254
20. Wout WAGTMANS 10-Nov-1929 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
1223
21. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Mercier
BEL
1220
22. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1219
23. Miguel BOVER PONS 14-Feb-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
1184
24. Gerrit VOORTING 18-Jan-1923 Magneet - Vredestein
NED
1168
25. Richard VAN GENECHTEN 23-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1158
26. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Bertin - Huret
BEL
1131
27. Germain DERIJCKE 02-Nov-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
1125
28. Andre VLAYEN 17-Mar-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1106
29. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
1048
30. Jesus LORONO 26-Jan-1926 Gamma
ESP
1031
31. Bernard GAUTHIER 22-Sep-1924 Mercier
FRA
1021
32. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
1013
33. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
1006
34. Nello LAUREDI 05-Oct-1924 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
FRA
998
35. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
993
36. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
984
37. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Fréjus
ITA
962
38. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Nivea
ITA
948
39. Alex CLOSE 26-Nov-1921 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
918
40. Giorgio ALBANI 15-Jun-1929 Legnano
ITA
911
41. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier
FRA
877
42. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
847
43. Carlo CLERICI 03-Sep-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
841
44. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier
FRA
836
45. Daan DE GROOT 25-May-1933 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
796
46. Claude LE BER 07-Jun-1931 L. Bobet
FRA
792
47. Pietro GIUDICI 28-Jul-1921 Condor
ITA
785
48. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Leo
ITA
778
49. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Carpano - Coppi
SUI
756
50. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
ESP
743
51. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
NED
740
52. Miguel CHACON 14-Jan-1930 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
737
53. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Cora
BEL
732
54. Roger HASSENFORDER 23-Jul-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
727
55. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Elvé - Peugeot
BEL
722
56. Antonin ROLLAND 03-Sep-1924 L. Bobet
FRA
720
57. Fritz SCHÄR 13-Mar-1926 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
718
58. Pierre BARBOTIN 29-Sep-1926 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
710
59. Louis CAPUT 23-Jan-1921 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
709
60. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
704
61. Francesc MASIP 08-Aug-1926 R.C.D. Espanol - Mobylette - Caobania…
ESP
700
62. Rene STREHLER 13-Apr-1934 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
678
63. Alves Antonio BARBOSA 24-Dec-1931 Sangalhos
POR
671
64. Waldemaro BARTOLOZZI 16-Oct-1927 Legnano
ITA
665
65. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
654
66. Albert BOUVET 28-Feb-1930 Mercier
FRA
646
67. Jan NOLTEN 20-Jan-1930 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
618
68. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Potin - Hutchinson
IRL
605
69. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
589
70. Jose SERRA GIL 23-Dec-1923 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
587
71. Desire KETELEER 13-Jun-1920 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
574
72. Giancarlo ASTRUA 11-Aug-1927 Atala - Pirelli
ITA
574
73. Mario BERTOLO 28-Jan-1929 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ITA
570
74. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Arrow - Hutchinson
FRA
566
75. Rene MARIGIL 24-Oct-1928 Splendid - D'Alessandro
ESP
565
76. Hugo KOBLET 21-Mar-1925 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
SUI
534
77. Jacques DUPONT 19-Jun-1928 Mercier
FRA
516
78. Roger DECOCK 20-Apr-1927 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
513
79. Bernardo RUIZ NAVARRETE 08-Jan-1925 Girardengo - Icep
ESP
506
80. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 Torpado - Pirelli
ITA
495
81. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Condor
SUI
489
82. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Leo
ITA
487
83. Hans HOLLENSTEIN 01-Apr-1929 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
SUI
484
84. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Faema - Guerra - Van Hauwaert
BEL
477
85. Giuseppe BURATTI 03-Nov-1929 Leo
ITA
476
86. Mario BARONI 11-Mar-1927 Nivea
ITA
475
87. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
468
88. Ugo ANZILE 02-Feb-1931 Mercier
ITA
467
89. Adolfo GROSSO 17-Dec-1927 Arrow - Hutchinson
ITA
467
90. Carmelo MORALES EROSTARBE 04-Dec-1930 Gamma
ESP
464
91. Albert DOLHATS 18-Feb-1921 Rochet - Dunlop
FRA
463
92. Pietro NASCIMBENE 22-Feb-1930 Carpano - Coppi
ITA
462
93. Joseph MORVAN 03-Dec-1924 Arrow - Hutchinson
FRA
448
94. Jean Pierre SCHMITZ 15-Feb-1932 Follis - Dunlop
LUX
445
95. Gerrit SCHULTE 07-Jan-1916 Radium - R.I.H. Sport
NED
443
96. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
439
97. Maurice LAMPRE 29-Jun-1930 Saint Raphael - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
433
98. Henri DE NIJS 08-Mar-1930 Bertin - Huret
BEL
427
99. Remo PIANEZZI 27-Feb-1927 Cilo
SUI
425
100. Aniceto UTSET 17-Jan-1932 R.C.D. Espanol - Mobylette - Caobania…
ESP
425
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