Roger Pingeon

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Roger Pingeon
Roger Pingeon.jpg
Personal information
Full name Roger Pingeon
Born (1940-08-28) August 28, 1940 (age 73)
Hauteville-Lompnes, Ain, Vichy France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins

Grand Tours

Tour de France
General Classification (1967)
4 stages
Vuelta a España
General Classification (1969)
2 stages
Infobox last updated on
May 24, 2008

Roger Pingeon (pronounced: [ʁɔ.ʒe pɛ̃.ʒɔ̃]; born August 28, 1940) is a retired professional road bicycle racer from France. He raced as a professional from 1964 to 1974. In 1967, Pingeon won the Tour de France. In 1969, Pingeon won the Vuelta a España and came second behind Eddy Merckx in the Tour de France.[1]

Major achievements[edit]

1964[1]
1st, Poly Lyonnaise
1965
5th, Grand Prix des Nations
5th overall, Dauphiné Libéré
12th overall, Tour de France
1966 – Peugeot-BP-Michelin
8th overall, Tour de France
1967 – Peugeot-BP-Michelin
Jersey yellow.svg1st overall and Stage 5a win, Tour de France
1968 – Peugeot-BP-Michelin
5th overall and Stage 15 and 18 wins, Tour de France
2nd, France National Road Race Championship
7th, Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1969 – Peugeot-BP-Michelin
Jersey gold.svg1st overall, 2nd KoM, and Stage 12 and 14b wins, Vuelta a España
2nd overall, 2nd KoM, and Stage 9 win, Tour de France
KoM, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1970 – Peugeot-BP-Michelin
2nd overall, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1972 – Peugeot-BP-Michelin
1st, Stage 1, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
2nd overall and 3rd points classification, Tour de Suisse
5th overall, Tour de Romandie
1973 – Rokado
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1974 – Jobo-Lejeune
1st, Grand Prix de Plumelec
1st, Prix de Saint-Claud
1st, Prix de La Bastide

Grand Tour results timeline[edit]

1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
Tour 12 8 1 5 2 DNF-7B DNE DNF-9 DNE 11
Stages won 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0
Mountains classification 15 9 5 4 2 NR NR NR
Points classification 17 NR 8 11 4 NR NR NR
Giro DNE DNE DNF DNF DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE DNE
Stages won 0 0
Mountains classification NR NR
Points classification N/A NR NR
Vuelta DNE DNE DNE DNE 1 DNE DNE DNE DNF-5 DNE
Stages won 2 0
Mountains classification 2 NR
Points classification NR NR
Legend
1 Winner
2–3 Top three-finish
4–10 Top ten-finish
11– Other finish
DNE Did Not Enter
DNF-x Did Not Finish (retired on stage x)
DSQ Disqualified
N/A Race/classification not held
NR Not Ranked in this classification

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