Gottfried Weilenmann (cyclist, born 1920)

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Gottfried Weilenmann, Jr.
Personal information
Born (1920-03-29) 29 March 1920 (age 98)
Amriswil
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1946 Individual
1947 Rico
1948 Sala
1948 Stucchi
1949-1950 Wolf
1950 Colomb-Manera
1950-1952 Guerra - Ursus
1951 Tigra
1951-1952 Cilo

Gottfried Weilenmann (born 29 March 1920 in Amriswil) is a Swiss former cyclist. Professional 1945 to 1952, he won the Tour de Suisse in 1949 and the Swiss National Road Race Championships in 1952.[1] That year, he placed second in the UCI World Road Racing Championships road behind Heinz Müller.

His brother Leo was also a professional rider during the same period as he was. His father, Gottfried was part of the Swiss team pursuit at the 1924 Olympic Games.

Major results[edit]

Weilenmann used this bike to win Tour de Suisse in 1949

1942

Swiss National Road Race Championships amateurs

1949

Tour de Suisse

1952

Swiss National Road Race Championships
2nd of the UCI World Road Racing Championships

Results at the Grand Tours[2][edit]

Tour de France[edit]

Giro d'Italia[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Switzerland (Men)". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Gottfried Weilenmann". Retrieved 21 May 2014.