Frans Melckenbeeck

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Frans Melckenbeeck
Frans Melckenbeeck 1962.jpg
Melckenbeeck finishing behind André Darrigade in the 2nd stage of Tour de France in 1962
Personal information
Full name Frans Melckenbeeck
Born (1940-11-15) 15 November 1940 (age 76)
Lede, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1963)

Frans Melckenbeeck (born 15 November 1940) is a retired Belgian professional road bicycle racer. In 1962, Melckenbeeck won one stage of the Tour de France, and in 1963 he won Liège–Bastogne–Liège. He also competed in the team pursuit at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1]

Major results[edit]

1961
Ronde van Limburg (for under age 26)
 Belgium national amateur road race champion
 Belgium national amateur track madison champion
1962
Schelde-Dender-Leie
Mol
Mere
Lede
1963
Aalst
Bankprijs
Lede
Grote 1-Mei Prijs
Liège–Bastogne–Liège
Ninove
Melle
Kortemark
Tour de France:
Winner stage 4
1964
Grand Prix d'Isbergues
Vuelta a España:
Winner stages 3, 6 and 17
Omloop Het Volk
Bankprijs
Temse
Zwevegem
Lede
Kortemark
Grand Prix de Fourmies
1965
GP Monaco
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 10A
Erembodegem-Terjoden
1966
Melle
Omloop van de Vlasstreek
1967
Westouter
1968
Erembodegem-Terjoden
Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
Herzele
Handzame
1969
Lede
Moorsele
1971
Omloop van Oost-Vlaanderen
Temse
1972
Ninove

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Frans Melckebeke Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014. 

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