Erich Maechler

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Erich Mächler
Personal information
Full nameErich Mächler
Born (1960-09-24) 24 September 1960 (age 58)
Hochdorf, Switzerland
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1982Royal-Wrengler
1983-1984Cilo-Aufina
1985-1991Carrera
1992Helvetia
1993Jolly Componibili-Club 88

Erich Mächler (also spelled Maechler) (born 24 September 1960 in Hochdorf) is a former professional Swiss cyclist. In the 1987 Tour de France, he wore the yellow jersey for 6 days.[1][2][3] He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 1984.[4]

Major results[edit]

1982
Tour du Nord-Ouest
Stage 8 in the Tour de Suisse
1983
Grand prix de Mendrisio
Stage 6 in the Tour de Suisse
1984
Stage 2 in the Tirreno–Adriatico, 2nd place overall
Championnat des Trois Nations
1986
Winner of stage 21 in the Tour de France
Stage 5 of Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1987
Yellow jersey for 6 days in the Tour de France
Milan–San Remo
Prologue and 4th stage of Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1988
1st overall in the Tirreno–Adriatico
Stages 2 and 6B
Volta al Camp Morverde
Tour de Valence
1989
Stage 4 of the Tirreno–Adriatico
Kika Classic à Sankt-Polten
1992
Tour du Nord-Ouest

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyclist from Portugal wins 3rd stage of Tour de France". The Deseret News. 5 July 1987. Retrieved 25 January 2010.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Tour de France". The Los Angeles Times. 8 July 1987. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  3. ^ "Tour de France Da Silva Wins 3rd Stage; Maechler Takes Lead". The Los Angeles Times. 5 July 1987. Retrieved 25 January 2010.
  4. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 14 March 2015.