Jean Forestier

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Jean Forestier
Personal information
Full name Jean Forestier
Born (1930-10-07)October 7, 1930
Lyon, France
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Rider type Sprinter
Professional team(s)
1953
1954-1956
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963-1964
1965
Follis
Follis-Dunlop
Essor-Leroux
ACBB-Essor-Leroux-Hutchinson
Essor-Leroux
Helyett-Fynsec-Leroux
Alcyon-Leroux
Gitane-Leroux
Peugeot-BP
Peugeot-BP-Michelin
Major wins
1956 Tour of Flanders
1957 Tour de France: Points classification
Infobox last updated on
May 16, 2007

Jean Forestier (Lyon, October 7, 1930) is a former French cyclist. He was a professional from 1953 to 1965. Forestier won the points classification in the 1957 Tour de France,[1] and wore the yellow jersey for two days.[2]

Major victories[edit]

Source:[3]

1953
Tour de France - 39th
1954
Final classification Tour de Romandie
Tour de France - 27th
winner stage 16
1955
Paris–Roubaix
Tour de France - 32nd
winner stage 20
1956
Tour of Flanders
Tour de France - 12th
winner stage 16
1957
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré: 8th stage
Critérium International
Final classification Tour de Romandie, stage 2 and 3b
Tour de France - 4th
Jersey green.svgwinner green jersey
1958
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré: stage 7A
1959
Tour de France - 34th
1961
Tour de France - 35th
winner stage 8
1962
Tour de France - 36th

References[edit]

  1. ^ Augendre, Jacques (2009). "Guide Historique, Part 6" (PDF) (in French). Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "The Tour - Jean Forestier". Amaury Sport Organisation. Retrieved 9 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Jean Forestier profile at Cycling Archives