Fritz Schär

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Fritz Schär
Wielerprofs Fritz Schär (Zwitserland), Bestanddeelnr 905-0601.jpg
Personal information
Full nameFritz Schär
Born(1926-03-13)13 March 1926
Kaltenbach, Switzerland
Died29 September 1997(1997-09-29) (aged 71)
Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Team information
Major wins
Points classification in the Tour de France (1953)
Züri-Metzgete (1949, 1950)

Fritz Schär (13 March 1926 in Kaltenbach – 29 September 1997 in Frauenfeld) was a Swiss cyclist who in 1953 won the first points classification ever in the Tour de France. He also finished third in the general classification in the 1954 Tour de France. He was the Swiss National Road Race champion in 1953.[1]

Major results[edit]

1st, Züri-Metzgete
1st, Züri-Metzgete
Giro d'Italia
general classification leader (after Stages 5 and 6)
6th, Overall, Tour de France
Jersey green.svg1st, Points classification (maillot vert)
1st, Stage 1
1st, Stage 2
general classification leader (after Stages 1-4 and 9-10)
2nd (Silver Medal), UCI Road World Championships Elite Men's Road Race
3rd, Overall, Tour de France
3rd, Points classification


  1. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 March 2015.

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