Johny Schleck

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Johny Schleck
Personal information
Full nameJohny Schleck
Born (1942-11-22) 22 November 1942 (age 76)
Assel, Luxembourg
Team information
Current teamRetired
Professional team(s)

Johny Schleck (born November 22, 1942) is a former professional cyclist from Luxembourg.

Between 1965 and 1974 Schleck was a professional cyclist. He participated in the Tour de France eight times (1965-1968 and 1970-1973). From 1965 until 1968, he rode in the Pelforth - Sauvage - Lejeune team, and in the Bic-team from 1969 until the end of his career.[1]

Johny rode the Tour de France at the service of 1968 winner Jan Janssen and 1973 winner Luis Ocaña, and also managed to finish in the top 20 of the general classification twice: 19th in 1970 and 20th in 1967. He won a stage in the 1970 Vuelta a España and the Luxembourg National Championships. Johnny's father, Auguste Schleck, also contested events in the 1920s.[2] He also competed in the individual road race at the 1964 Summer Olympics.[3]

Schleck is married and has three sons, two of them are professional cyclists: Fränk (born 1980) and Andy (born 1985).


  1. ^ Johny Schleck at Cycling Archives
  2. ^ Auguste Schleck at Cycling Archives
  3. ^ "Johny Schleck Olympic Results". Retrieved 18 August 2014.

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