Peter Winnen

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Peter Winnen
Peter Winnen.jpg
Peter Winnen in 1980
Personal information
Full name Peter Winnen
Born (1957-09-05) 5 September 1957 (age 56)
Venray, the Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (130 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
Young rider classification
3 Individual stages
1 Team Time Trial

Single-Day Races and Classics

Dutch Road Race Championship
(1990)
Infobox last updated on
July 17, 2008

Peter Johannes Gertrudis Winnen (born 5 September 1957) is a Dutch former road racing cyclist. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in road racing and finished in 26th place.[1] After the Games he turned professional until 1991. Among his 14 victories were two stages at Alpe d'Huez in the Tour de France and a national championship. He came third in the Tour de France in 1983.

Doping confession[edit]

On the Dutch TV-show Reporter, Steven Rooks, Maarten Ducrot and Winnen admitted taking doping in their careers. Winnen talked about his Tour in 1986. "I was very bad and had the choice: go back to home or to provide me with testosterone." – Winnen reached Paris. During his career with Raleigh, Panasonic and Buckler, Winnen used testosterone, amphetamines and corticosteroids.[2]

Results[edit]

1979
1st Stage 4 Tour de Liège
1981
5th Overall Tour de France
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 19
1982
4th Overall Tour de France:
1st Stage 18
1983
3rd Overall Tour de France:
1st Stage 17
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 4
1987
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 7
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
1988
9th Overall Tour de France
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
1990
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Dutch National Road Race Championship

Grand Tour General Classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Pink jersey Giro - - - - - - 8 8 29 - -
Yellow jersey Tour 5 4 3 26 15 WD - 9 - WD -
golden jersey Vuelta - - - - WD 15 - - - - 15

WD = withdrew

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Winnen. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Dutch stars come clean. News for January 1, 2000. cyclingnews.com

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Frans Maassen
Dutch National Road Race Champion
1990
Succeeded by
Steven Rooks