Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra
BEL
2716
2. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
2638
3. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Ignis - Frejus
ESP
2318
4. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 EMI - Guerra
LUX
2318
5. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Tricofilina - Coppi
ESP
2243
6. Roger RIVIERE 23-Feb-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
2169
7. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
2136
8. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
2082
9. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Hutchinson
FRA
2018
10. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1896
11. Ercole BALDINI 26-Jan-1933 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
1856
12. Gerard SAINT 11-Jul-1935 Rapha - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
1674
13. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Carpano
ITA
1622
14. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ESP
1520
15. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Carpano
ITA
1510
16. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
1504
17. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Tigra
SUI
1402
18. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
1365
19. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
1258
20. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
1224
21. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1216
22. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Faema - Guerra
GER
1215
23. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
1113
24. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
1101
25. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1087
26. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Ghigi - Ganna
BEL
1079
27. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
BEL
1060
28. Leon VAN DAELE 24-Feb-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
1035
29. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
1035
30. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ghigi - Ganna
ITA
1034
31. Vito FAVERO 21-Oct-1932 Atala - Pirelli - Lygie
ITA
1023
32. Michele GISMONDI 11-Jun-1931 Tricofilina - Coppi
ITA
1018
33. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala - Pirelli - Lygie
ITA
1006
34. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 EMI - Guerra
ITA
994
35. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
988
36. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
987
37. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
984
38. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
973
39. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema - Guerra
BEL
919
40. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
919
41. Noel FORÉ 23-Dec-1932 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS
BEL
900
42. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Molteni
ITA
888
43. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Hutchinson
FRA
884
44. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
882
45. Norbert KERCKHOVE 21-Oct-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
866
46. Pierre EVERAERT 21-Dec-1933 Rapha - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
864
47. Jose SEGU SORIANO 08-Mar-1935 Kas
ESP
826
48. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Atala - Pirelli - Lygie
ITA
825
49. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Carpano
BEL
825
50. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
824
51. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Ghigi - Ganna
BEL
820
52. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
IRL
819
53. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
804
54. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
804
55. Frans DE MULDER 14-Dec-1937 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS
BEL
756
56. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Carpano
ITA
755
57. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano - Pirelli
ITA
745
58. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala - Pirelli - Lygie
ITA
731
59. Frans VAN LOOVEREN 22-Jun-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
725
60. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Torpado - Clément
ITA
723
61. Guido BONI 04-Nov-1933 Tricofilina - Coppi
ITA
720
62. Kurt GIMMI 13-Jan-1936 Tricofilina - Coppi
SUI
718
63. Petrus OELLIBRANDT 01-Dec-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
704
64. Alfredo SABBADIN 20-Jan-1936 Mondia - Underberg
ITA
688
65. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS
BEL
667
66. Ernesto BONO 25-Apr-1936 San Pellegrino Sport
ITA
663
67. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 EMI - Guerra
ITA
653
68. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
651
69. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano - Pirelli
ITA
650
70. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Faema - Guerra
BEL
649
71. Marcel ERNZER 23-Mar-1926 EMI - Guerra
LUX
640
72. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Carpano
ITA
631
73. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Faema - Guerra
ESP
623
74. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Rapha - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
615
75. Michel VERMEULIN 06-Sep-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
611
76. Aurelio CESTARI 16-Jun-1934 Atala - Pirelli - Lygie
ITA
598
77. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
586
78. Nello FABBRI 15-Mar-1934 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
567
79. Manuel BUSTO 01-Oct-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
563
80. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
548
81. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Mondia - Underberg
SUI
548
82. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
546
83. Tino SABBADINI 21-Aug-1928 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
543
84. Piet DAMEN 20-Jul-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
542
85. Jesus GALDEANO PORTILLO 06-Jan-1932 Faema - Guerra
ESP
537
86. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
537
87. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Tricofilina - Coppi
SUI
536
88. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
533
89. Lothar FRIEDRICH 11-Dec-1930 Torpedo - Fichtel & Sachs
GER
528
90. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
525
91. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925 Rapha - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
523
92. Giorgio ALBANI 15-Jun-1929 Molteni
ITA
513
93. Antonino CATALANO 03-Jul-1932 Bianchi - Pirelli
ITA
508
94. Michel DEJOUHANNET 03-Jul-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
493
95. Pasquale FORNARA 29-Mar-1925 EMI - Guerra
ITA
490
96. Juan CAMPILLO 16-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra
ESP
488
97. Rik VAN STEENBERGEN 09-Sep-1924 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
481
98. Mario TOSATO 11-Dec-1930 Torpado - Clément
ITA
477
99. Rene PAVARD 03-Oct-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
474
100. Walter MARTIN 26-Sep-1936 Carpano
ITA
471
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