Eric Leman

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Eric Leman
Personal information
Full name Eric Leman
Born (1946-07-17) 17 July 1946 (age 68)
Ledegem, Belgium
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classics specialist
Professional team(s)
1968–1971
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976
1977
Flandria
Bic
Peugeot-BP-Michelin
MIC-Ludo-De Gribaldy
Alsaver-Jeunet-De Gribaldy
Zoppas-Splendor
Carpenter-Splendor
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (1970, 1972, 1973)
Tour de France, 5 stages
Vuelta a España, 1 stage
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne (1968)
Infobox last updated on
27 September 2007

Eric Leman (born 17 July 1946 in Ledegem) is a former professional road racing cyclist from West Flanders, Belgium. He won the prestigious Tour of Flanders three times.[1]

Major achievements[edit]

1968
1st, Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
1st, Porto–Lisboa
1st, Stage 2, Four Days of Dunkirk
1st, Stage 21, Tour de France
1969
1st, Dwars door Vlaanderen
1st, Stage 3, Paris–Nice
1st, Stages 1, 2, 5 and 7, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Stage 3, Tour de France
1970
1st, GP Briek Schotte
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Stage 4, Paris–Nice
1st, Stage 1 and 3b, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Prologue, Tour of Belgium
1971
1st, Gullegem Koerse
1st, Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
1st, Omloop der Vlaamse Ardennen
1st, Omloop Mandel-Leie-Schelde
1st, Stage 1a and 5a, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1st, Stages 1, 2a and 4, Paris–Nice
1st, Prologue B and Stage 2, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Stage 1a, 6a and 7, Tour de France
1972
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Stage 4, Four Days of Dunkirk
1st, Stages 1 and 3, Paris–Nice
1st, Stage 2, Tour of Belgium
1973
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Stage 2b, Paris–Nice
1974
1st, Stage 4, Paris–Nice
1st, Stage 2, Vuelta a España
1975
1st, Stage 1, Paris–Nice
1976
1st, Omloop van Midden-Vlaanderen
1977
1st, Stage 4, Vuelta a Aragón

References[edit]

  1. ^ Larousse Tour des Flandres " Les Belges Achille Bruyne, Éric Leman, Johan Museeuw, Tom Boonen et l'Italien Fiorenzo Magni figurent, avec trois victoires chacun, en tête du palmarès de cette classique créée en 1913 et traditionnellement organisé le premier dimanche d'avril. "

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