Albert Bouvet

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Albert Bouvet at 1997 Paris–Tours

Albert Bouvet (born 28 February 1930) at Mellé, Ille-et-Vilaine near Fougères in Brittany is a former French professional bicycle racer on road and track. He won Paris–Tours in 1956 and remained the last Frenchman to win until Jacky Durand won in 1998. His name is also associated with Paris–Roubaix, as an organiser and discoverer of new sections of pavé.[1]

The Albert Bouvet Trophy is a race between Saint Gregory and Saint-Georges-de-Reintembault in Ille et Vilaine.

Palmarès[edit]

Wins[edit]

  • Champion of France, Individual pursuit: 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963 (2nd: 1961)
  • Champion of France, Individual pursuit (for Winter): 1957
  • Paris–Tours: 1956
  • Circuit Boucles de la Seine: 1955
  • Circuit Finistère: 1956
  • Boucles du Bas-Limousin: 1955
  • Tour de l'Orne: 1954
  • Manche-Océan: 1954 (2nd: 1955, 1957 3rd: 1956)
  • Grand Prix de France (as an amateur): 1953

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Other significant results[edit]

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