Beat Breu

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Beat Breu
Personal information
Full name Beat Breu
Born (1957-10-23) 23 October 1957 (age 59)
St. Gallen, Switzerland
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Cyclo-cross
Road
Role Rider
Rider type Climbing specialist
Major wins
  Switzerland Cyclo-cross Championship (1988, 1994)
Giro d'Italia, 1 stage
Tour de France, 2 stages
Tour de Suisse (1981, 1989)

Beat Breu (born 23 October 1957 in St. Gallen) is a Swiss former road bicycle racer. In 1982 Tour de France he won the prestigious stage on Alpe d'Huez, as well as another mountain stage finishing in Saint-Lary-Soulan, and finished sixth overall. He also won Tour de Suisse two times and a stage in 1981 Giro d'Italia.

Major results[edit]

1981
1st, Züri-Metzgete
1st, Overall, Tour de Suisse
1st, Stages 3 and 7b
8th, Overall, Giro d'Italia
1st, Stage 20
1982
6th, Overall, Tour de France
1st, Stages 13 and 16
1st, Stage 5, Tour de Suisse
1984
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Suisse
1987
1st, Stage 4, Tour de Romandie
1988
  Switzerland Cyclo-cross Championship
3rd, UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships
1989
1st, Overall, Tour de Suisse
1st, Stage 6
1994
  Switzerland Cyclo-cross Championship

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