Fritz Schär

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Fritz Schär
Personal information
Full name Fritz Schär
Born 13 March 1926
Kaltenbach, Switzerland
Died 29 September 1997
Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Tour de France green jersey (1953)
Züri-Metzgete (1949, 1950)
Infobox last updated on
16 April 2007

Fritz Schär (13 March 1926 in Kaltenbach – 29 September 1997 in Frauenfeld) was a Swiss cyclist who in 1953 won the first green jersey ever in the Tour de France. He also finished third in the general classification in the 1954 Tour de France.

Major results[edit]

1st, Züri-Metzgete
1st, Züri-Metzgete
Giro d'Italia
General classification leader Maglia rosa (after Stages 5 and 6)
6th, Overall, Tour de France
Jersey green.svg1st, Points classification (maillot vert)
1st, Stage 1
1st, Stage 2
General classification leader Maillot jaune (after Stages 1-4 and 9-10)
2nd (Silver Medal), UCI Road World Championships Elite Men's Road Race
3rd, Overall, Tour de France
3rd, Points classification