Heiri Suter

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Heiri Suter
Personal information
Born (1899-07-10)10 July 1899
Gränichen, Switzerland
Died 6 November 1978(1978-11-06) (aged 79)
Bülach, Switzerland
Team information
Role Rider

Heinrich 'Heiri' Suter (10 July 1899 – 6 November 1978) was a professional road racing cyclist from Switzerland. In 1923, he was first to win Paris–Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders in the same year.[1]

Suter had 58 professional wins, including:

Career[edit]

1919
1st - Züri-Metzgete
1st - Grand Prix Aurore
1st - Tour de Zürich
1920
  Switzerland National road champion
1st - Züri-Metzgete
1st - Tour du Nord-Ouest
1921
  Switzerland National road champion
1st - Grand Prix Aurore
1st - Tour de Zürich
1st - Tour du Nord-Ouest
1st - Genève-Zürich
1st - Tour de Suisse Orientale
1st - Prix de Génève
1922
1st - Grand Prix Wolber
  Switzerland National road champion
1st - Züri-Metzgete
1st - Tour du Nord-Ouest
1st - Circuit de Neuchâtel
1st - Circuit de Fribourg
1st - Circuit du Vaudois
1st - Munich-Zürich
1st, 2 stages - Paris-Saint-Etienne
1923
1st - Tour of Flanders
1st - Paris–Roubaix
1st - Tour du Nord-Ouest
1st - Zürich-Munich
1st - Prix de Génève
1924
1st - Züri-Metzgete
1st - Circuit de Champagne (1st, 2 Stages)
1st - Tour du Lac Léman
1st - Grand Prix Griffon
1st - Zürich-La Chaux-de-Fonds
1st, 3 stages - Bordeaux-Marseille
1st - Prix de Génève
1925
1st - Grand Prix Wolber
1st - Bordeaux–Paris
1st - Circuit de Champagne
1st - Circuit du Vaudois
1926
  Switzerland National road champion
1st - Paris–Tours
1st - Tour de Cologne
1st - Circuit de Cologne
1st - Tour de Francfort
1st - Tour du Württemberg
1st - Circuit de la Montagne
1st - Grand Prix Yverdon
1927
1st - Paris–Tours
1st - Tour du Lac Léman
1st - Grand Prix Yverdon
1st - Tour de Francfort
1928
1st - Züri-Metzgete
1929
  Switzerland National road champion
1st - Züri-Metzgete
1st - Tour du Nord-Ouest
1st - Tour du Lac Léman
1st - Circuit Franco-Suisse
1929
1st - Tour du Lac Léman
1932
  Switzerland National motor-paced champion
1933
  Switzerland National motor-paced champion

References[edit]

  1. ^ "24th Paris – Roubaix, 1923". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 2 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 11 March 2015. 

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