Jules Merviel

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Jules Merviel
Tour de France - Merviel.JPG
Personal information
Full name Jules Merviel
Born (1906-09-29)September 29, 1906
Saint-Beauzély, France
Died September 1, 1976(1976-09-01) (aged 66)
Toulon, France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Paris–Tours (1933)
One stage Tour de France (1930)
Infobox last updated on
June 18, 2008

Jules Merviel (Saint-Beauzély, 29 September 1906 — Toulon, 1 September 1976) was a French professional road bicycle racer. Merviel won a stage in the 1930 Tour de France. In the 1935 Tour de France, he hit the back of a truck and did not race for two years.

Palmarès[edit]

1929
Paris-Caen
Dreyron
1930
Tour de France:
Winner stage 7
Yverdon
1931
Yverdon
1933
Paris–Tours
24 hours of Montpellier (with Gabriel Marcillac)
1934
Paris-Nevers
Touquet

His name, suitedly, comes from the French word "mervielleux", it means extraordinary or supernatural.

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