Jean Rossius

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Jean Rossius
Personal information
Full name Jean Rossius
Born (1890-12-27)27 December 1890
Soumagne, Belgium
Died 2 May 1966(1966-05-02) (aged 75)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
5 stages Tour de France
Belgian National Road Race Champion
Infobox last updated on
9 June 2008

Jean Rossius (born at Cerexhe-Heuseux, Soumagne on 27 December 1890, died 2 May 1966) was a Belgian road racing cyclist who won five stages in total in the Tour de France. In the 1914 Tour de France he finished in fourth place in the overall classification, his best finishing.

Palmarès[edit]

1914
Tour de France:
Winner stages 2 and 9
Leading general classification for 4 days (joint with Philippe Thys)
1919
Liège-Malmedy-Liège
Belgium Belgian National Road Race Championships
Tour de France:
Winner stage 1[1]
1920
Retinne-Spa-Retinne
Tour de France:
Winner stages 7 and 15
1922
Paris-Saint-Étienne

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rossius was the winner of the first stage, but received a 30 minute penalty for helping Philippe Thys illegally, therefore he was not leading the general classification after stage one.

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