Willy van Neste

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Willy van Neste
Personal information
Full name Willy van Neste
Born (1944-03-10) 10 March 1944 (age 70)
 Belgium
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Zürich-Metzgete
Infobox last updated on
28 June 2008

Willy van Neste (born Zwevezele, 10 March 1944) is a former Belgian professional road bicycle racer. He was a professional from 1966 to 1976. He participated in seven editions of the Tour de France where he won a stage in the 1967 Tour de France and wore the maillot jaune for the following day. Other career highlights include winning the Four Days of Dunkirk in 1970, the Züri-Metzgete in 1972 and Grand Prix de Fourmies in 1967. He also finished second in the 1968 Gent–Wevelgem and the 1970 Amstel Gold Race.

Palmarès[edit]

1965
Tour de Namur
1966
Flèche Ardennaise
Wavre - Liège
1967
Arras
Lokeren Criterium
Wieze
Zwevezele
Tour de France:
Winner stage 2
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
GP Fourmies
1969
Ronse - Doornik - Ronse
1970
Zwevezele
Four days of Dunkerque
1971
De Panne
Kortrijk
Westrozebeke
1972
Zürich-Metzgete

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