Adelin Benoît

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Adelin Benoît
Personal information
Full name Adelin Benoît
Born (1900-05-12)12 May 1900
Châtelet, Belgium
Died 18 June 1954(1954-06-18) (aged 54)
Châtelet, Belgium
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Track-rider
Major wins
Bordeaux–Paris 1926
Infobox last updated on
13 June 2007

Adelin Benoît (12 May 1900 – 18 June 1954) was a Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Châtelet.[1] Surprising newcomer in Tour de France 1925, he got the yellow jersey during 5 days, and won the stage in Luchon ("l'étape des quatre cols").

Major Victories[edit]

1923
 Belgium national amateur Road Race championship
1925
Tour de France:
winner 8th stage Bayonne - Luchon
holding the yellow jersey for 5 consecutive days
1926
Bordeaux–Paris
Tour de France:
winner 5th stage Le Havre - Cherbourg
1927
Tour de France:
winner 9th stage Les Sables d'Olonne - Bordeaux
winner 19th stage Evian - Pontarlier

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1925 19e Tour de France "Ottavio Bottecchia remporte la première étape (Paris-Le Havre, 340 km). Il cède son maillot jaune au Belge Adelin Benoît à l'issue de la troisième étape (Cherbourg-Brest, 405 km), gagnée par le Belge Louis Mottiat."

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