Edward Van Dijck

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Edouard Van Dyck)
Jump to: navigation, search
Edward Van Dijck
Personal information
Full name Edward Van Dijck
Born (1918-03-22)22 March 1918
Herent, Belgium
Died 22 April 1977(1977-04-22) (aged 59)
Leuven, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
1947 Vuelta a España
Infobox last updated on
2 July 2008

Edward (Ward) Van Dijck (22 March 1918 – 22 April 1977) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer during the 1940s and 1950s.

Van Dijck became the second Belgian to win the Spanish Grand Tour at the 1947 Vuelta a España—which covered 24 stages and 3,893 km—upsetting Manuel Costa of Spain and 1945 Vuelta champion Delio Rodriguez of Spain.

Major results by year[edit]

1942
Antwerpen - Gent - Antwerpen
1943
Grand Prix de Wallonie
Roosbeek
1944
Bertem
Verviers
1945
Bertem
1946
Brussel/Berchem - Ingooigem
Ronde van Limburg
1947
Vuelta a España:
Jersey gold.svg Winner overall classification
Winner stages 16B and 21A
1948
Tour de France
Winner stage 16
1949
Rijkevorsel
1950
GP Stad Vilvoorde
1951
Leuven

External links[edit]