Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
3624
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
3204
3. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano
ITA
1989
4. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Torpedo
GER
1942
5. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1938
6. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Philco
ITA
1874
7. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
1704
8. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1695
9. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1577
10. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Gazzola - Fiorelli
LUX
1563
11. Jose PEREZ FRANCES 27-Dec-1936 Ferrys
ESP
1556
12. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1522
13. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Dr. Mann
BEL
1502
14. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1459
15. Carlo BRUGNAMI 30-Sep-1938 Torpado
ITA
1394
16. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Faema
ESP
1357
17. Arnaldo PAMBIANCO 16-Aug-1935 Fides
ITA
1356
18. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Cynar - Mittelholzer
SUI
1329
19. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Baratti - Milano
ITA
1321
20. Jo DE HAAN 25-Dec-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
1307
21. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Molteni
ITA
1271
22. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1252
23. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1247
24. Emile DAEMS 04-Apr-1938 Philco
BEL
1215
25. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Dr. Mann
BEL
1208
26. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1206
27. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1179
28. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1178
29. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano
ITA
1152
30. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1149
31. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1121
32. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Faema
BEL
1096
33. Tom SIMPSON 30-Nov-1937 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
GBR
1096
34. Willy SCHROEDERS 09-Dec-1932 Faema
BEL
1090
35. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Carpano
ITA
1061
36. Jo DE ROO 05-Jul-1937 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
1049
37. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
996
38. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
965
39. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Faema
BEL
954
40. Angelino SOLER 26-Nov-1939 Kas - Royal Asport
ESP
936
41. Vito TACCONE 08-May-1940 Atala
ITA
928
42. Ab GELDERMANS 17-Mar-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
901
43. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema
NED
893
44. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Baratti - Milano
BEL
890
45. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
GBR
866
46. Michel STOLKER 29-Sep-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
853
47. Piet VAN EST 11-Aug-1934 Faema
NED
850
48. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Catigene
ESP
841
49. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Dr. Mann
BEL
821
50. Jaap KERSTEN 10-Nov-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
803
51. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ignis
ITA
782
52. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis
ITA
771
53. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas - Royal Asport
ESP
770
54. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Philco
ITA
765
55. Guillaume VAN TONGERLOO 29-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
765
56. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
757
57. Camille LE MENN 23-Feb-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
753
58. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
749
59. Edouard DELBERGHE 04-Oct-1935 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
749
60. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
739
61. Louis ROSTOLLAN 01-Jan-1936 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
728
62. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
717
63. Renzo FONTONA 02-Jul-1939 Legnano
ITA
712
64. Luis OTANO 26-Jan-1934 Licor 43
ESP
708
65. Friedhelm FISCHERKELLER 03-Jan-1935 Afri-Cola - Rabeneick
GER
686
66. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
683
67. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
658
68. Rolf MAURER 16-Apr-1938 Tigra
SUI
656
69. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema
BEL
646
70. Marcel QUEHEILLE 16-Mar-1930 Kas - Royal Asport
FRA
644
71. Jean Baptiste CLAES 09-Feb-1937 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
634
72. Attilio MORESI 26-Jul-1937 Baratti - Milano
SUI
620
73. Guy IGNOLIN 14-Nov-1936 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
606
74. Pierre RUBY 20-Sep-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
600
75. Mario MINIERI 21-Jun-1938 Ghigi
ITA
587
76. Dino LIVIERO 30-May-1938 Torpado
ITA
583
77. Yvo MOLENAERS 25-Feb-1934 Carpano
BEL
571
78. Pino CERAMI 28-Apr-1922 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
563
79. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Philco
SUI
557
80. Hilaire COUVREUR 22-Sep-1924 Carpano
BEL
554
81. Stephan LACH 10-Sep-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
553
82. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
552
83. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Ignis
ITA
550
84. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 Ignis
FRA
549
85. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Baratti - Milano
BEL
549
86. Andre NOYELLE 29-Nov-1931 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
545
87. Gerard THIELIN 29-Mar-1935 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
536
88. Andre FOUCHER 02-Oct-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
533
89. Georges GROUSSARD 22-Mar-1937 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
530
90. Jean MILESI 24-Jun-1935 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
529
91. Louis PROOST 07-Apr-1935 Faema
BEL
527
92. Carlo AZZINI 19-Jul-1935 San Pellegrino Sport
ITA
527
93. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 VOV
ESP
518
94. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Margnat
FRA
518
95. Henri DE WOLF 17-Aug-1936 Alcyon - Leroux
BEL
514
96. Antonio GOMEZ DEL MORAL 15-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
510
97. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 VOV
ITA
509
98. Ezio PIZZOGLIO 27-Apr-1937 Baratti - Milano
ITA
495
99. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
494
100. Piet RENTMEESTER 27-Aug-1938 Quelle
NED
490
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