Johny Schleck

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Johny Schleck
Personal information
Full name Johny Schleck
Born (1942-11-22) 22 November 1942 (age 71)
Assel, Luxembourg
Team information
Current team Retired
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
8 September 2010

Johny Schleck (Assel, November 22, 1942) is a former professional cyclist from Luxembourg.

Between 1965 and 1974 Schleck was a professional cyclist. He participated in the Tour de France seven times. From 1965 until 1968, he rode in the Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune team, and in the Bic-team from 1969 until the end of his career.

Johny rode the Tour de France at the service of 1968 winner Jan Janssen and 1973 winner Luis Ocaña, and also managed to finish in the top 20 of the general classification twice: 19th in 1970 and 20th in 1967. He won a stage in the 1970 Vuelta a España and the Luxembourg National Championships. Johnny's father, Gustav Schleck, also contested events in the 1930s.

Schleck is married and has three sons, two of whom are professional cyclists: Andy (born 1985) and Fränk (born 1980).

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