Bim Diederich

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Bim Diederich
Personal information
Full name Bim Diederich
Born (1922-02-20)20 February 1922
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Died 6 December 2012(2012-12-06) (aged 90)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
3 stages Tour de France

Bim Diederich (20 February 1922 – 6 December 2012), also known as Jean Diederich, was a professional Luxembourgian road bicycle racer, with an impressive record in the Tour de France.

Diederich was born in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, and was active in competition from 1946 to 1954. He had fourteen wins, including stage wins in the 1950 Tour de France, the 1951 Tour de France and the 1952 Tour de France. He wore the maillot jaune for three days during the 1951 Tour.

Major results[edit]

1949
Tour de Luxembourg
Athus
1950
Tour de France
Winner stage 15
1951
Tour de France
Winner stage 2
Wearing yellow jersey for three days
1952
Tour de France
Winner stage 5

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