Jean Brankart

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Jean Brankart
Jean Brankart (1954).jpg
Personal information
Full name Jean Brankart
Born (1930-07-12) 12 July 1930 (age 84)
Momalle, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road/Track
Role Rider
Major wins
2 stages 1955 Tour de France
Mountains classification 1956 Giro d'Italia
Infobox last updated on
7 July 2008

Jean Brankart (Momalle, 12 July 1930) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer from 1953 until 1960, when Brankart had to stop his career due to heart problems. In 1955, Brankart finished the 1955 Tour de France in second place, winning two stages.

Palmarès[edit]

1953
Hannut
Houdeng
1954
Gembloux
Huy
Waremme
Tour de France:
9th place overall classification
1955
Herve
Charleroi
Tour de France:
2nd place overall classification
winner stages 18 and 21
1956
 Belgium national track pursuit champion
Alken
Libramont
Giro d'Italia:
7th place overall classification
1957
Herve
La Hulpe
1958
 Belgium national track pursuit champion
Hoegaarden
Namur
Giro d'Italia:
2nd place overall classification
Jersey green.svg Winner mountains classification
1959
Grand Prix du Midi Libre
 Belgium national track pursuit champion
Seraing
Florenville
Hamme
Tour de France:
10th place overall classification

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