Belgium

Ranking 1959

Global # Name Birthday Team Score
1. 1. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra 2716
2. 8. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Faema - Guerra 2082
3. 18. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 1365
4. 20. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 1224
5. 21. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano 1216
6. 23. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano 1113
7. 26. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Ghigi - Ganna 1079
8. 27. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop 1060
9. 28. Leon VAN DAELE 24-Feb-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann 1035
10. 29. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Flandria - Dr. Mann 1035
11. 35. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann 988
12. 39. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema - Guerra 919
13. 40. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 919
14. 41. Noel FORÉ 23-Dec-1932 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 900
15. 45. Norbert KERCKHOVE 21-Oct-1932 Faema - Guerra 866
16. 49. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Carpano 825
17. 50. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 824
18. 51. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Ghigi - Ganna 820
19. 55. Frans DE MULDER 14-Dec-1937 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 756
20. 59. Frans VAN LOOVEREN 22-Jun-1932 Faema - Guerra 725
21. 63. Petrus OELLIBRANDT 01-Dec-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann 704
22. 65. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 667
23. 70. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Faema - Guerra 649
24. 97. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 481
25. 103. Jan ZAGERS 20-Mar-1931 Libertas - Eura Drinks 459
26. 106. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Faema - Guerra 450
27. 113. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 432
28. 118. Roger BAENS 18-Aug-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann 407
29. 122. Guillaume VAN TONGERLOO 29-Dec-1933 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 382
30. 123. Leopold ROSSEEL 11-May-1934 Bertin - Milremo - The Dura 375
31. 127. Camille BUYSSE 08-Jul-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 364
32. 139. Briek SCHOTTE 07-Sep-1919 Flandria - Dr. Mann 326
33. 141. Andre NOYELLE 29-Nov-1931 Bertin - Milremo - The Dura 320
34. 142. Jos VLOEBERGHS 15-Nov-1935 Faema - Guerra 315
35. 143. Desire KETELEER 13-Jun-1920 Carpano 314
36. 151. Norbert VAN TIEGHEM 11-Sep-1932 Flandria - Dr. Mann 298
37. 153. Richard VAN GENECHTEN 23-Jul-1930 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 295
38. 157. Pierre MACHIELS 25-Mar-1931 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop 286
39. 160. Andre VLAYEN 17-Mar-1931 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 284
40. 162. Joseph SCHILS 04-Sep-1931 Faema - Guerra 283
41. 171. Jos BOSMANS 30-Jan-1933 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 264
42. 187. Willy TRUYE 06-Apr-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 239
43. 193. Raymond VRANCKEN 04-Aug-1932 Flandria - Dr. Mann 229
44. 195. Pino CERAMI 28-Apr-1922 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 221
45. 204. Jos THEUNS 08-Sep-1931 Faema - Guerra 208
46. 207. Karel CLERCKX 02-May-1933 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 204
47. 210. Victor WARTEL 18-Aug-1931 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 202
48. 212. Yvo MOLENAERS 25-Feb-1934 Ghigi - Ganna 200
49. 219. Maurice MEULEMAN 17-Apr-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 193
50. 221. Henri DE NIJS 08-Mar-1930 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 189
51. 228. Jean VAN GOMPEL 25-Jan-1933 Libertas - Eura Drinks 179
52. 229. Oswald DECLERCQ 26-Oct-1934 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 177
53. 238. Germain DERIJCKE 02-Nov-1929 Carpano 169
54. 239. Marcel RIJCKAERT 21-Jul-1924 Ghigi - Ganna 168
55. 244. Gabriel BORRA 05-Jan-1937 Carpano 164
56. 246. Lucien DE MUNSTER 19-Aug-1932 Flandria - Dr. Mann 163
57. 247. Andre MESSELIS 17-Feb-1931 Flandria - Dr. Mann 162
58. 249. Louis PROOST 07-Apr-1935 Carpano 160
59. 250. Romain VAN WIJNSBERGHE 10-Feb-1937 Bianchi - Pirelli 160
60. 258. Roger DE CLERCQ 02-Sep-1930 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 146
61. 262. Emile DAEMS 04-Apr-1938 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 143
62. 263. Georges DE CRAEYE 25-Jul-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann 142
63. 264. Rene VAN MEENEN 14-Jan-1931 Faema - Guerra 142
64. 266. Henri VAN DEN BOSSCHE 03-May-1933 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 140
65. 273. Peter VAN DER PLAETSEN 21-Nov-1932 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 131
66. 277. Roger VINDEVOGEL 17-Oct-1937 Flandria - Dr. Mann 129
67. 279. Jules MERTENS 14-Jan-1932 Flandria - Dr. Mann 128
68. 286. Ernest HEYVAERT 27-Mar-1932 Libertas - Eura Drinks 126
69. 289. Roger DECOCK 20-Apr-1927 Flandria - Dr. Mann 123
70. 298. Rik LUYTEN 11-Jul-1931 Ghigi - Ganna 114
71. 300. Marcel SEYNAEVE 24-Dec-1933 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 113
72. 308. Willy SCHROEDERS 09-Dec-1932 Faema - Guerra 108
73. 314. Julien SCHEPENS 19-Dec-1935 Carpano 103
74. 316. Gentiel SAELENS 13-Mar-1932 Flandria - Dr. Mann 102
75. 322. Marcel BUYS 21-Feb-1931 Libertas - Eura Drinks 100
76. 328. Gustaaf VAN VAERENBERGH 19-Aug-1933 Libertas - Eura Drinks 93
77. 332. Alfons VANDENBRANDEN 15-Feb-1928 Flandria - Dr. Mann 92
78. 333. Guillaume MICHIELS 23-May-1935 Faema - Guerra 92
79. 342. Jean STORMS 20-Dec-1925 Bertin - Milremo - The Dura 89
80. 349. Francis KEMPLAIRE 13-Feb-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 87
81. 351. Daniel DENYS 19-Dec-1931 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 86
82. 355. Lode ANTHONIS 28-Nov-1922 Bertin - Milremo - The Dura 84
83. 357. Willy BUTZEN 27-Feb-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann 84
84. 359. Lucien MATHYS 09-Apr-1924 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 82
85. 361. Alfons SWEECK 15-Mar-1936 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 81
86. 376. Jos VAN BAEL 30-May-1930 Libertas - Eura Drinks 67
87. 378. Roger MOLENAERS 21-Mar-1935 Ghigi - Ganna 64
88. 379. Jean MOXHET 20-Sep-1932 Urago - D'Alessandro 64
89. 390. Joseph MARIEN 19-Mar-1929 Libertas - Eura Drinks 55
90. 397. Valeer PAULISSEN 28-Dec-1936 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 53
91. 403. Alfons HERMANS 04-Apr-1937 Flandria - Dr. Mann 50
92. 406. Joseph VERACHTERT 20-Aug-1932 Flandria - Dr. Mann 49
93. 407. Rene VAN DER VEKEN 27-Jun-1937 Individual 48
94. 408. Georges MORTIERS 26-Aug-1935 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop 45
95. 410. Gerard DE BORRE 06-May-1930 Plume Sport 45
96. 412. Georges JOMAUX 16-Nov-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson 44
97. 416. Marcel DE MULDER 29-Mar-1928 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS 42
98. 417. Leopold SCHAEKEN 12-Jan-1926 Ghigi - Ganna 42
99. 419. Johny CEULEMANS 17-Dec-1930 Bertin - Milremo - The Dura 42
100. 421. Jean LAROY 15-Feb-1931 Plume Sport 41
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This is the ranking of the most successful professional cyclists in the world for Belgium in 1959. Use the year and country filters below to look at the same overall ranking until a specific year in the past and/or for a specific country. Riders score points based on their results in the races. These points depend on the (historic) importance of the race, the competition during the race and the toughness of the course. Click on any rider to get an all time overview of the rider with details on the scores and rank for the various seasons and the most important results for each year.

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