Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 ACBB
FRA
2687
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema - Guerra
BEL
2635
3. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 EMI
LUX
2230
4. Roger RIVIERE 23-Feb-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
2209
5. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 Tricofilina - Coppi
ESP
2186
6. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 ACBB
FRA
2175
7. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Hutchinson
FRA
2029
8. Miguel POBLET 18-Mar-1928 Ignis - Frejus
ESP
1976
9. Ercole BALDINI 26-Jan-1933 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
1890
10. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
1812
11. Gerard SAINT 11-Jul-1935 Rapha
FRA
1705
12. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Carpano
ITA
1611
13. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ESP
1548
14. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Tigra
SUI
1350
15. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Bianchi
ITA
1342
16. Fred DEBRUYNE 21-Oct-1930 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
1267
17. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1238
18. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Faema - Guerra
GER
1237
19. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 L. Bobet
FRA
1228
20. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
1224
21. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Carpano
ITA
1156
22. Jean BRANKART 12-Jul-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
BEL
1080
23. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
1048
24. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1045
25. Michele GISMONDI 11-Jun-1931 Tricofilina - Coppi
ITA
1037
26. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ghigi - Ganna
ITA
1024
27. Alessandro FANTINI 01-Jan-1932 Atala
ITA
1024
28. Pierino BAFFI 15-Sep-1930 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
1016
29. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1005
30. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis - Frejus
ITA
991
31. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
984
32. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
967
33. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Bianchi
ITA
942
34. Leon VAN DAELE 24-Feb-1933 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
916
35. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
909
36. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Hutchinson
FRA
901
37. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
899
38. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Ghigi - Ganna
BEL
897
39. Noel FORÉ 23-Dec-1932 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS
BEL
890
40. Pierre EVERAERT 21-Dec-1933 Rapha
FRA
880
41. Vito FAVERO 21-Oct-1932 Atala
ITA
869
42. Jose SEGU SORIANO 08-Mar-1935 Kas
ESP
841
43. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
839
44. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
GBR
818
45. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Ghigi - Ganna
BEL
809
46. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
809
47. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 ACBB
IRL
804
48. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Molteni
ITA
760
49. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
729
50. Arrigo PADOVAN 16-Jun-1927 Atala
ITA
723
51. Norbert KERCKHOVE 21-Oct-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
696
52. Kurt GIMMI 13-Jan-1936 Tricofilina - Coppi
SUI
696
53. Frans DE MULDER 14-Dec-1937 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS
BEL
696
54. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Torpado - Clément
ITA
689
55. Petrus OELLIBRANDT 01-Dec-1935 Flandria - Dr. Mann
BEL
684
56. Frans VAN LOOVEREN 22-Jun-1932 Faema - Guerra
BEL
676
57. Ernesto BONO 25-Apr-1936 San Pellegrino Sport
ITA
675
58. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano - Pirelli
ITA
673
59. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
663
60. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano - Pirelli
ITA
662
61. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Groene Leeuw - Sinalco - SAS
BEL
653
62. Marcel ERNZER 23-Mar-1926 EMI
LUX
652
63. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 EMI
ITA
643
64. Cleto MAULE 14-Mar-1931 Carpano
ITA
643
65. Salvador BOTELLA 27-Mar-1929 Faema - Guerra
ESP
634
66. Guido BONI 04-Nov-1933 Tricofilina - Coppi
ITA
627
67. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
626
68. Michel VERMEULIN 06-Sep-1934 Essor
FRA
622
69. Agostino COLETTO 14-Aug-1927 Carpano
ITA
617
70. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Carpano
BEL
610
71. Aurelio CESTARI 16-Jun-1934 Atala
ITA
609
72. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Faema - Guerra
BEL
606
73. Rene PRIVAT 04-Dec-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
597
74. Bruno MONTI 12-Jun-1930 Atala
ITA
590
75. Manuel BUSTO 01-Oct-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
573
76. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
558
77. Max SCHELLENBERG 06-Oct-1927 Mondia - Underberg
SUI
558
78. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
556
79. Tino SABBADINI 21-Aug-1928 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
553
80. Piet DAMEN 20-Jul-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
552
81. Jesus GALDEANO PORTILLO 06-Jan-1932 Faema - Guerra
ESP
547
82. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
547
83. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Tricofilina - Coppi
SUI
546
84. Valentin HUOT 01-May-1929 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
542
85. Lothar FRIEDRICH 11-Dec-1930 Torpedo
GER
537
86. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
534
87. Raphaël GEMINIANI 12-Jun-1925 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
532
88. Michel DEJOUHANNET 03-Jul-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
502
89. Juan CAMPILLO 16-Aug-1928 Faema - Guerra
ESP
497
90. Giorgio ALBANI 15-Jun-1929 Molteni
ITA
494
91. Aldo MOSER 07-Feb-1934 Faema - Guerra
ITA
483
92. Rene PAVARD 03-Oct-1934 Helyett - Leroux - Fynsec - Hutchinson…
FRA
483
93. Walter MARTIN 26-Sep-1936 Carpano
ITA
480
94. Rene MARIGIL 24-Oct-1928 Licor 43
ESP
477
95. Giorgio TINAZZI 04-Mar-1936 Torpado - Clément
ITA
477
96. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema - Guerra
BEL
472
97. Roger HASSENFORDER 23-Jul-1930 Tricofilina - Coppi
FRA
465
98. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Libéria - Hutchinson
FRA
462
99. Federico GALEAZ 10-Jan-1936 Torpado - Clément
ESP
455
100. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas
ESP
453
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