Heiri Suter

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Heinrich 'Heiri' Suter (10 July 1899 Gränichen – 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.

Suter had 58 professional wins, including:

  • Grand Prix Wolber (unofficial world championship) (1922, 1925)
  • road champion of Switzerland: (1920, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1929)
  • motor-paced champion of Switzerland: (1932, 1933)
  • Züri-Metzgete: (1919, 1920, 1922, 1924, 1928, 1929)
  • Paris–Tours: (1926, 1927)
  • Paris–Roubaix (1923)
  • Tour of Flanders (1923)
  • Bordeaux–Paris (1925)

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

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