Jean-Pierre Genet

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Jean-Pierre Genet
Personal information
Full name Jean-Pierre Genet
Nickname Bouton d'Or
Born (1940-10-24)October 24, 1940
Brest, France
Died March 15, 2005(2005-03-15) (aged 64)
Loctudy, France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Three stages Tour de France
Infobox last updated on
June 30, 2008

Jean-Pierre Genet (24 October 1940 in Brest – 15 March 2005 in Loctudy) was a professional road bicycle racer from Brest, France from 1964 to 1976. During this time he stayed with one cycling team, the Mercier team of Raymond Poulidor. He rode 13 editions of the Tour de France where he won three stages, once each in 1968, 1971 and 1974. He wore the maillot jaune for one day in the 1968 Tour de France. In 1967, Genet was the Lanterne rouge (last finishing cyclist) in the Tour de France.

Palmarès[edit]

1965
Plélan-le-Petit
1966
Plémy
1968
Tour de France:
Winner stage 17
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
1970
Circuit des Boucles de la Seine
Quimperlé
1971
Tour de France:
Winner stage 4
1972
Bagneux
1973
Excideuil
1974
Tour de France:
Winner stage 14

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