Johny Schleck

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Johny Schleck
Personal information
Full name Johny Schleck
Born (1942-11-22) 22 November 1942 (age 74)
Assel, Luxembourg
Team information
Current team Retired
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1965-1968 Pelforth-Sauvage-Lejeune
1969-1974 Bic

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).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johny Schleck profile at Cycling Archives
  2. ^ Auguste Schleck profile at Cycling Archives
  3. ^ "Johny Schleck Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 August 2014. 

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