Georges Groussard

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Georges Groussard
Personal information
Full name Georges Groussard
Nickname Le Coq de Fougeres
Born (1937-03-22) 22 March 1937 (age 77)
France
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1960
1961
1962-1967
Helyett
Alcyon
Pelforth
Major wins
9 days in yellow jersey
Infobox last updated on
15 May 2007

Georges Groussard (22 March 1937, Ille-et-Vilaine) is a retired French cyclist. Groussard was professional from 1960 to 1967.

Groussard participated in 7 Tours de France, and wore the yellow jersey for 9 consecutive days in 1964. His best overall result was also in 1964, when he finished 5th place in the overall classification. His older brother Joseph Groussard was also a professional cyclist.

Since 1995, the race La Georges Groussard is dedicated to him.[1]

Major results[edit]

1959
Winner Mican-Morvan (amateur race)
1961
2nd place Paris–Nice
3rd place Tour de Luxembourg
1962
Winner in Plumeliau
1963
Winner in Plumeliau
1964
2nd place in French national road race championship
2nd place in Preslin
2nd place in Sévignac

Tour de France results[edit]

  • 1961: 30th place
  • 1962: 72nd place
  • 1963: 51st place
  • 1964: 5th place, 10 days in yellow jersey
  • 1965: did not finish: gave up in stage 3[2]
  • 1966: 30th place
  • 1967: Team: France 3 (start number 127), did not finish; out of time on stage 8[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bloc’Notes: la Georges Groussard - 18 juin 2005 -". www.cyclosport.com. 31 May 2005. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Tour de France 1965 :De Deelnemers". Netherlands: tourde-france.nl. 
  3. ^ "Tour de France 1967 :De Deelnemers". Netherlands: tourde-france.nl. 

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