Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
3633
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
3212
3. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano
ITA
1955
4. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Torpedo
GER
1947
5. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1943
6. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Philco
ITA
1772
7. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
1708
8. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1581
9. Jose PEREZ FRANCES 27-Dec-1936 Ferrys
ESP
1560
10. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1525
11. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1488
12. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Gazzola - Fiorelli
LUX
1482
13. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1462
14. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Faema
ESP
1361
15. Arnaldo PAMBIANCO 16-Aug-1935 Fides
ITA
1360
16. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
SUI
1332
17. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Baratti - Milano
ITA
1324
18. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Dr. Mann
BEL
1317
19. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1255
20. Carlo BRUGNAMI 30-Sep-1938 Torpado
ITA
1253
21. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1250
22. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Dr. Mann
BEL
1211
23. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1209
24. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1182
25. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1181
26. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Molteni
ITA
1167
27. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1124
28. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Faema
BEL
1099
29. Tom SIMPSON 30-Nov-1937 Gitane
GBR
1099
30. Willy SCHROEDERS 09-Dec-1932 Faema
BEL
1093
31. Emile DAEMS 04-Apr-1938 Philco
BEL
1068
32. Jo DE HAAN 25-Dec-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
1066
33. Jo DE ROO 05-Jul-1937 Radium
NED
1052
34. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano
ITA
1031
35. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
998
36. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
967
37. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Faema
BEL
956
38. Angelino SOLER 26-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
939
39. Vito TACCONE 08-May-1940 Atala
ITA
931
40. Ab GELDERMANS 17-Mar-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
903
41. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
NED
895
42. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Baratti - Milano
BEL
892
43. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Rapha
GBR
868
44. Michel STOLKER 29-Sep-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
855
45. Piet VAN EST 11-Aug-1934 Faema
NED
852
46. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Carpano
ITA
850
47. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Catigene
ESP
843
48. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Dr. Mann
BEL
823
49. Jaap KERSTEN 10-Nov-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
805
50. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ignis
ITA
784
51. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis
ITA
773
52. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas
ESP
772
53. Guillaume VAN TONGERLOO 29-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
767
54. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
759
55. Camille LE MENN 23-Feb-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
755
56. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Rapha
FRA
751
57. Edouard DELBERGHE 04-Oct-1935 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
751
58. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
741
59. Louis ROSTOLLAN 01-Jan-1936 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
729
60. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
726
61. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
719
62. Renzo FONTONA 02-Jul-1939 Legnano
ITA
713
63. Luis OTANO 26-Jan-1934 Licor 43
ESP
710
64. Friedhelm FISCHERKELLER 03-Jan-1935 Afri-Cola - Rabeneick
GER
687
65. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
685
66. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
660
67. Rolf MAURER 16-Apr-1938 Mondia
SUI
657
68. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema
BEL
647
69. Marcel QUEHEILLE 16-Mar-1930 Kas
FRA
646
70. Jean Baptiste CLAES 09-Feb-1937 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
636
71. Attilio MORESI 26-Jul-1937 Baratti - Milano
SUI
622
72. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Philco
ITA
612
73. Guy IGNOLIN 14-Nov-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
607
74. Pierre RUBY 20-Sep-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
601
75. Yvo MOLENAERS 25-Feb-1934 Carpano
BEL
573
76. Pino CERAMI 28-Apr-1922 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
565
77. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Tigra
SUI
558
78. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
553
79. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Ignis
ITA
551
80. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 Ignis
FRA
550
81. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Baratti - Milano
BEL
550
82. Andre NOYELLE 29-Nov-1931 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
547
83. Mario MINIERI 21-Jun-1938 Ghigi
ITA
541
84. Dino LIVIERO 30-May-1938 Torpado
ITA
539
85. Gerard THIELIN 29-Mar-1935 Rapha
FRA
537
86. Andre FOUCHER 02-Oct-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
534
87. Georges GROUSSARD 22-Mar-1937 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
532
88. Jean MILESI 24-Jun-1935 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
531
89. Louis PROOST 07-Apr-1935 Faema
BEL
528
90. Carlo AZZINI 19-Jul-1935 San Pellegrino
ITA
528
91. Stephan LACH 10-Sep-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
526
92. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 VOV
ESP
519
93. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Margnat
FRA
519
94. Henri DE WOLF 17-Aug-1936 Alcyon - Leroux
BEL
516
95. Antonio GOMEZ DEL MORAL 15-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
511
96. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 VOV
ITA
510
97. Ezio PIZZOGLIO 27-Apr-1937 Baratti - Milano
ITA
496
98. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
495
99. Piet RENTMEESTER 27-Aug-1938 Quelle
NED
492
100. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
491
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