Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
3607
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
3315
3. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano
ITA
1980
4. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Torpedo
GER
1965
5. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1961
6. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Philco
ITA
1865
7. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1749
8. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
1696
9. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1678
10. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Gazzola - Fiorelli
LUX
1555
11. Jose PEREZ FRANCES 27-Dec-1936 Ferrys
ESP
1549
12. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1515
13. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Dr. Mann
BEL
1495
14. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1481
15. Carlo BRUGNAMI 30-Sep-1938 Torpado
ITA
1387
16. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Baratti - Milano
ITA
1353
17. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Faema
ESP
1351
18. Arnaldo PAMBIANCO 16-Aug-1935 Fides
ITA
1350
19. Emile DAEMS 04-Apr-1938 Philco
BEL
1344
20. Jo DE HAAN 25-Dec-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
1330
21. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Cynar - Mittelholzer
SUI
1323
22. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1295
23. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1269
24. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Molteni
ITA
1265
25. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1247
26. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Dr. Mann
BEL
1246
27. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1200
28. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Faema
BEL
1194
29. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
1182
30. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1174
31. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1173
32. Jo DE ROO 05-Jul-1937 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
1162
33. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano
ITA
1147
34. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1116
35. Tom SIMPSON 30-Nov-1937 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
GBR
1091
36. Willy SCHROEDERS 09-Dec-1932 Faema
BEL
1085
37. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Carpano
ITA
1084
38. Pino CERAMI 28-Apr-1922 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
1043
39. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
1038
40. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Faema
BEL
982
41. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Dr. Mann
BEL
962
42. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Baratti - Milano
BEL
945
43. Michel STOLKER 29-Sep-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
944
44. Angelino SOLER 26-Nov-1939 Kas - Royal Asport
ESP
932
45. Vito TACCONE 08-May-1940 Atala
ITA
924
46. Piet VAN EST 11-Aug-1934 Faema
NED
903
47. Ab GELDERMANS 17-Mar-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
897
48. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema
NED
889
49. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
874
50. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
GBR
862
51. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Catigene
ESP
837
52. Guillaume VAN TONGERLOO 29-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
808
53. Jaap KERSTEN 10-Nov-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
799
54. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Philco
ITA
790
55. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ignis
ITA
779
56. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis
ITA
768
57. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas - Royal Asport
ESP
766
58. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
764
59. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
754
60. Camille LE MENN 23-Feb-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
749
61. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
746
62. Luis OTANO 26-Jan-1934 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
ESP
746
63. Edouard DELBERGHE 04-Oct-1935 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
746
64. Louis ROSTOLLAN 01-Jan-1936 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
724
65. Renzo FONTONA 02-Jul-1939 Legnano
ITA
708
66. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema
BEL
706
67. Friedhelm FISCHERKELLER 03-Jan-1935 Afri-Cola - Rabeneick
GER
682
68. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
680
69. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
655
70. Rolf MAURER 16-Apr-1938 Tigra
SUI
653
71. Marcel QUEHEILLE 16-Mar-1930 Kas - Royal Asport
FRA
642
72. Jean Baptiste CLAES 09-Feb-1937 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
631
73. Yvo MOLENAERS 25-Feb-1934 Carpano
BEL
621
74. Attilio MORESI 26-Jul-1937 Baratti - Milano
SUI
618
75. Guy IGNOLIN 14-Nov-1936 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
603
76. Pierre RUBY 20-Sep-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
597
77. Mario MINIERI 21-Jun-1938 Ghigi
ITA
585
78. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Carpano
BEL
580
79. Dino LIVIERO 30-May-1938 Torpado
ITA
580
80. Andre NOYELLE 29-Nov-1931 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
571
81. Gerard THIELIN 29-Mar-1935 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
562
82. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Philco
SUI
554
83. Louis PROOST 07-Apr-1935 Faema
BEL
553
84. Carlo AZZINI 19-Jul-1935 San Pellegrino Sport
ITA
553
85. Stéphane LACH 10-Sep-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
551
86. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
550
87. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Ignis
ITA
547
88. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 Ignis
FRA
546
89. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Baratti - Milano
BEL
546
90. Andre FOUCHER 02-Oct-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
530
91. Georges GROUSSARD 22-Mar-1937 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
528
92. Jean MILESI 24-Jun-1935 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
527
93. Walter MARTIN 26-Sep-1936 Carpano
ITA
517
94. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 VOV
ESP
515
95. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
515
96. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Margnat - Rochet - Dunlop
FRA
515
97. Henri DE WOLF 17-Aug-1936 Alcyon - Leroux
BEL
512
98. Seamus ELLIOTT 04-Jun-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
IRL
510
99. Antonio GOMEZ DEL MORAL 15-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
508
100. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 VOV
ITA
506
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