Albertus Geldermans

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Albertus Geldermans
Ab Geldermans 1957.jpg
Ab Geldermans in 1957
Personal information
Full name Albertus Geldermans
Born (1935-03-17) 17 March 1935 (age 79)
Beverwijk, the Netherlands
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1960)
Infobox last updated on
30 June 2008

Albertus "Ab" Geldermans (born 17 March 1935 in Beverwijk) is a former Dutch professional road bicycle racer and directeur sportif. He was professional from 1959 to 1966 and rode seven editions of the Tour de France. In 1962 he finished fifth overall and wore the yellow jersey for two days. In 1960 Geldermans won Liège–Bastogne–Liège and won the Deutschland Tour. In 1962 he was Dutch road race champion. Afterwards he became directeur sportif of the Dutch national cycling team that competed the 1967 Tour de France and directed Jan Janssen to victory in the 1967 Tour de France.

Palmarès[edit]

1957
Ronde van Gouda
Ronde van het IJsselmeer
Ronde van Zuid-Holland
1958
Noordwijkerhout
1959
Beverwijk
Merelbeke
Merksem
Wielsbeke
1960
Deutschland Tour
Weekend Ardennais
Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1961
Menton-Roma
Millau
Four Days of Dunkirk
1962
Netherlands Dutch National Road Race Championship
 Netherlands national time trial champion
Tour de France:
5th place overall classification
Wearing yellow jersey for two days
Pontivy
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 10
10th place overall classification
1963
GP du Midi-Libre
Manché-Océan
1964
Prix de Parisien

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