Name Birthday Team Country Score
1. Jacques ANQUETIL 08-Jan-1934 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
3658
2. Rik VAN LOOY 20-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
3234
3. Imerio MASSIGNAN 02-Jan-1937 Legnano
ITA
1969
4. Hans JÜNKERMANN 06-May-1934 Torpedo
GER
1961
5. Frans AERENHOUTS 04-Jul-1937 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
BEL
1956
6. Guido CARLESI 07-Nov-1936 Philco
ITA
1785
7. Joseph PLANCKAERT 04-May-1934 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
1720
8. Raymond POULIDOR 15-Apr-1936 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1592
9. Jose PEREZ FRANCES 27-Dec-1936 Ferrys
ESP
1571
10. Andre DARRIGADE 24-Apr-1929 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1536
11. Michel VAN AERDE 02-Oct-1933 Carpano
BEL
1498
12. Charly GAUL 08-Dec-1932 Gazzola - Fiorelli
LUX
1492
13. Nino DEFILIPPIS 21-Mar-1932 Carpano
ITA
1473
14. Antonio SUAREZ VAZQUEZ 20-May-1932 Faema
ESP
1370
15. Arnaldo PAMBIANCO 16-Aug-1935 Fides
ITA
1369
16. Alfred RUEGG 07-May-1934 Cynar - Mittelholzer
SUI
1341
17. Angelo CONTERNO 13-Mar-1925 Baratti - Milano
ITA
1333
18. Jos HOEVENAERS 30-Nov-1932 Dr. Mann
BEL
1326
19. Jean GAINCHE 12-Aug-1932 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1264
20. Carlo BRUGNAMI 30-Sep-1938 Torpado
ITA
1262
21. Francois MAHE 02-Sep-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1258
22. Eddy PAUWELS 02-May-1935 Dr. Mann
BEL
1219
23. Fernando MANZANEQUE SANCHEZ 04-Feb-1934 Licor 43
ESP
1217
24. Jean STABLINSKI 21-May-1932 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
1191
25. Joseph GROUSSARD 02-Mar-1934 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
1189
26. Adriano ZAMBONI 22-Jun-1933 Molteni
ITA
1176
27. Fernand PICOT 10-May-1930 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
1132
28. Armand DESMET 23-Jan-1931 Faema
BEL
1106
29. Tom SIMPSON 30-Nov-1937 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
GBR
1106
30. Willy SCHROEDERS 09-Dec-1932 Faema
BEL
1101
31. Emile DAEMS 04-Apr-1938 Philco
BEL
1075
32. Jo DE HAAN 25-Dec-1936 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
1073
33. Jo DE ROO 05-Jul-1937 Radium
NED
1059
34. Graziano BATTISTINI 12-May-1936 Legnano
ITA
1039
35. Gilbert DESMET I 03-Feb-1931 Carpano
BEL
1005
36. Arthur DE CABOOTER 03-Oct-1936 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
974
37. Raymond IMPANIS 19-Oct-1925 Faema
BEL
963
38. Angelino SOLER 26-Nov-1939 Kas - Royal Asport
ESP
945
39. Vito TACCONE 08-May-1940 Atala
ITA
937
40. Ab GELDERMANS 17-Mar-1935 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
NED
910
41. Wim VAN EST 25-Mar-1923 Faema
NED
902
42. Martin VAN GENEUGDEN 21-Jan-1932 Baratti - Milano
BEL
898
43. Brian ROBINSON 03-Nov-1930 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
GBR
874
44. Michel STOLKER 29-Sep-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
NED
861
45. Piet VAN EST 11-Aug-1934 Faema
NED
858
46. Diego RONCHINI 09-Dec-1935 Carpano
ITA
855
47. Vicente ITURAT 22-Aug-1928 Catigene
ESP
849
48. Marcel JANSSENS 30-Dec-1931 Dr. Mann
BEL
829
49. Jaap KERSTEN 10-Nov-1934 Locomotief - Vredestein
NED
811
50. Rino BENEDETTI 18-Nov-1928 Ignis
ITA
790
51. Dino BRUNI 13-Apr-1932 Ignis
ITA
778
52. Antonio KARMANY 21-Jan-1934 Kas - Royal Asport
ESP
777
53. Guillaume VAN TONGERLOO 29-Dec-1933 Faema
BEL
773
54. Jean ADRIAENSENS 06-Jun-1932 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
765
55. Camille LE MENN 23-Feb-1934 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
760
56. Raymond MASTROTTO 01-Nov-1934 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
756
57. Edouard DELBERGHE 04-Oct-1935 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
756
58. Robert CAZALA 07-Jan-1934 Mercier - BP - Hutchinson
FRA
746
59. Louis ROSTOLLAN 01-Jan-1936 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
735
60. Jean GRACZYK 26-May-1933 Helyett - Fynsec - Hutchinson
FRA
731
61. Frans SCHOUBBEN 11-Nov-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
724
62. Renzo FONTONA 02-Jul-1939 Legnano
ITA
718
63. Luis OTANO 26-Jan-1934 Licor 43
ESP
715
64. Friedhelm FISCHERKELLER 03-Jan-1935 Afri-Cola - Rabeneick
GER
692
65. Henri ANGLADE 06-Jul-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
690
66. Jean DOTTO 27-Mar-1928 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
664
67. Rolf MAURER 16-Apr-1938 Tigra
SUI
662
68. Edgard SORGELOOS 14-Dec-1930 Faema
BEL
652
69. Marcel QUEHEILLE 16-Mar-1930 Kas - Royal Asport
FRA
651
70. Jean Baptiste CLAES 09-Feb-1937 Groene Leeuw - SAS - Sinalco
BEL
640
71. Attilio MORESI 26-Jul-1937 Baratti - Milano
SUI
626
72. Silvano CIAMPI 22-Feb-1932 Philco
ITA
616
73. Guy IGNOLIN 14-Nov-1936 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
611
74. Pierre RUBY 20-Sep-1932 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
606
75. Yvo MOLENAERS 25-Feb-1934 Carpano
BEL
577
76. Pino CERAMI 28-Apr-1922 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
BEL
569
77. Rolf GRAF 19-Aug-1932 Philco
SUI
562
78. Stephan LACH 10-Sep-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
558
79. Marcel ROHRBACH 08-Apr-1933 Peugeot - BP - Dunlop
FRA
557
80. Gastone NENCINI 01-Mar-1930 Ignis
ITA
555
81. Louison BOBET 12-Mar-1925 Ignis
FRA
554
82. Willy VANNITSEN 08-Feb-1935 Baratti - Milano
BEL
554
83. Andre NOYELLE 29-Nov-1931 Wiel's - Flandria
BEL
550
84. Mario MINIERI 21-Jun-1938 Ghigi
ITA
545
85. Dino LIVIERO 30-May-1938 Torpado
ITA
542
86. Gerard THIELIN 29-Mar-1935 Rapha - Gitane - Dunlop
FRA
541
87. Andre FOUCHER 02-Oct-1933 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
538
88. Georges GROUSSARD 22-Mar-1937 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
535
89. Jean MILESI 24-Jun-1935 Libéria - Grammont - Wolber
FRA
534
90. Louis PROOST 07-Apr-1935 Faema
BEL
532
91. Carlo AZZINI 19-Jul-1935 San Pellegrino
ITA
532
92. Federico MARTIN BAHAMONTES 09-Jul-1928 VOV
ESP
523
93. Joseph THOMIN 30-Jun-1931 Margnat
FRA
523
94. Henri DE WOLF 17-Aug-1936 Alcyon - Leroux
BEL
519
95. Antonio GOMEZ DEL MORAL 15-Nov-1939 Faema
ESP
515
96. Armando PELLEGRINI 03-Jun-1933 VOV
ITA
514
97. Ezio PIZZOGLIO 27-Apr-1937 Baratti - Milano
ITA
500
98. Louis BERGAUD 30-Nov-1928 Saint Raphaël - R. Geminiani - Dunlop
FRA
499
99. Piet RENTMEESTER 27-Aug-1938 Quelle
NED
495
100. Jean FORESTIER 07-Oct-1930 Alcyon - Leroux
FRA
494
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