Jean-Baptiste Dortignacq

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Jean-Baptiste Dortignacq
Personal information
Full name Jean-Baptiste Dortignacq
Born (1884-04-25)April 25, 1884
Arudy, France
Died May 13, 1928(1928-05-13) (aged 44)
Peyrehorade, France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
7 stages Tour de France
2nd place 1904 Tour de France
Infobox last updated on
May 26, 2008

Jean-Baptiste Dortignacq (25 April 1884 Arudy, Pyrénées-Atlantiques – 13 May 1928 Peyrehorade, Landes) was a French road bicycle racer between 1900 and 1910. Dortignacq won seven stages in four Tour de France events. He only competed in stage 4 of the first Tour de France in 1903, finishing 11th on the stage.

Major achievements[edit]

1903
Tour de France
11th, Stage 4 (Toulouse - Bordeaux)
1904
Tour de France
2nd overall, + 2h16'14"
1st, Stage 5 (Bordeaux - Nantes) 425 km
1st, Stage 6 (Nantes - Paris) 471 km
1905
Tour de France
3rd overall, + 2h16'14"
1st, Stage 6 (Nîmes - Toulouse) 307 km
1st, Stage 10 (Rennes - Caen) 167 km
1st, Stage 11 (Caen - Paris) 253 km
1906
Tour de France
Did Not Finish, abandon 10th stage
1st, Stage 8 (Toulouse - Bayonne) 300 km
1908
Tour de France
Did Not Finish, abandon 8th stage
1st, Stage 5 (Grenoble - Nice) 345 km
1909
Bordeaux-Toulouse
1910
Giro di Romagna
Giro d'Italia
Did Not Finish
1st, Stage 2 (Udine - Bologna) 322 km (first victory of a non-Italian racer in the Giro)

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