Achiel Buysse

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Achiel Buysse
Personal information
Full name Achiel Buysse
Born (1918-12-20)December 20, 1918
Lochristi, Belgium
Died July 23, 1984(1984-07-23) (aged 65)
Wetteren, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (3 times)
Infobox last updated on
April 4, 2014

Achiel Buysse (1918–1984) was a Belgian cyclist. He was born December 20, 1918 at Lochristi, Belgium and died July 23, 1984 at Wetteren, Belgium. He was a professional cyclist from 1938 to 1950. He is the father-in-law of Michel Vaarten, and the grandfather of Pascal Elaut and Luc Colyn who were also racing cyclists.

He shares the record for victories in the Tour of Flanders, winning in 1940, 1941 and 1943.

Palmarès[edit]

1938
Circuit of Flemish Independent Regions
3rd Grand Prix de l'Escaut
1939
Grand Prix de l'Escaut
2nd Circuit of the Flemish Regions
1940
Tour of Flanders
3rd Circuit of the Flemish Regions
1941
Tour of Flanders
3rd Grand Prix of the 1st of May
2nd Tour of Limburg
1942
Across Paris
2nd Grand Prix of the 1st of May
2nd Tour of Limburg
1943
Tour of Flanders
2nd Paris-Tours
2nd Tour of Limburg
4th Paris-Roubaix
1946
2nd Circuit of Central Flanders
3rd Circuit of the Flemish Ardennes - Ichtegem
1947
Bruxelles-Ostende
Circuit of the Flemish Regions
2nd Circuit of Eastern Flanders
3rd Omloop Het Volk
3rd Tielt-Anvers-Tielt
1948
Belgian National Road Race Championships
Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne
Grand Prix de l'Escaut
Circuit of Central Flanders
2nd l'Escaut-Dendre-Lys
1949
2nd Liège-Middelkerke
1950
9th Paris-Roubaix

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