Jeng Kirchen

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Jeng Kirchen
Personal information
Full name Jeng Kirchen
Born (1919-12-13)December 13, 1919
Hostert, Luxembourg
Died November 30, 2010(2010-11-30) (aged 90)
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Cyclo-cross
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1943 Victoria
1945–1947 Rochet
1948–1953 Garin

Jeng Kirchen (December 13, 1919 in Hostert – November 30, 2010) was a Luxembourgish road racing cyclist who twice finished 5th in the Tour de France. Kirchen won his native race, the Tour de Luxembourg, in 1952. Former cyclist Kim Kirchen is a grandson of one of his brothers.

Major results[edit]

1943
4th,[1] Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
1945
1st, Metz - Luxembourg
11th, Grand Prix des Nations
1946

 Luxembourg National Road Race Champion

1st, Stage 4, Tour de Luxembourg
7th, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
1947
3rd, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
18th, Overall, Tour de France
1948

 Luxembourg National Cyclo-cross Championships

5th, Overall, Tour de Suisse
5th, Overall, Tour de France
1949
13th, Overall, Tour de France
1950
3rd, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
4th, Overall, Tour de Suisse
5th, Overall, Tour de France
1951

 Luxembourg National Road Race Champion

4th, Overall, Deutschland Tour
7th, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg
7th, Overall, Tour de Suisse
1952

 Luxembourg National Cyclo-cross Championships

1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour de Luxembourg
6th, Overall, Deutschland Tour
1953
10th, Overall, Tour de Luxembourg

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