Josef Fuchs (cyclist)

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Josef Fuchs
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Personal information
Full name Josef Fuchs
Born (1948-07-24) 24 July 1948 (age 68)
Einsiedeln, Switzerland
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1972–1975 Filotex
1976 Super Ser
1977 Sanson
1978 Fiorella-Citroën
1979 Scic
1980 Gis Gelati
1981 Cilo-Aufina
Major wins
Liège–Bastogne–Liège (1981)

Josef Fuchs (born 24 July 1948) is a retired Swiss racing cyclist. As an amateur he won two world championship medals in 1969 and 1971, both on the road and on track. He also won a few minor races and two stages of the Tour de l'Avenir (1969 and 1971) and one of the Milk Race (1971).[1]

In late 1971 he turned professional and the same year won the Giro della Toscana. He placed eighth overall in the 1975 Tour de France and won the Liège–Bastogne–Liège race in 1981.[1]

During his career Fuchs won four national titles, two on track, as amateur in 1970 and 1971, and two on the road, as professional in 1972 and 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Josef Fuchs profile at Cycling Archives