Cyrille van Hauwaert

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Cyrille Van Hauwaert
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Personal information
Full name Cyrille Van Hauwaert
Born (1883-12-16)16 December 1883
Moorslede, Belgium
Died 15 February 1974(1974-02-15) (aged 90)
Zellik, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Bordeaux–Paris (1907, 1909)
Milan–San Remo (1908)
Paris–Roubaix (1908)
Tour de France, 1 stage

Cyrille Van Hauwaert (Moorslede, 16 December 1883 – Zellik, 15 February 1974) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer, known for winning classics as Bordeaux–Paris (1907 and 1909), Milan–San Remo and Paris–Roubaix (both 1908). In 1909 he won the first stage of the Tour de France, and was leading the general classification for one day.

In 1908, prior to winning Milan–San Remo, Van Hauwaert had traveled by bike from Belgium to the start in Milan, by means of training.[1]

Major results[edit]

1907
Bordeaux–Paris
1908
Milan–San Remo
Paris–Roubaix
1909
Bordeaux–Paris
Belgium Belgian National Road Race Championships
2 stages Tour of Belgium
Tour de France:
Winner stage 1
5th place overall classification
1910
Tour de France:
4th place overall classification
Paris - Menin
1914
Six days of Brussels
1915
Six days of Brussels

References[edit]

  1. ^ "5 aprile 1908 - Milano-Sanremo". museociclismo.it (in Italian). Retrieved 27 February 2016. 

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