Marcel Janssens

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Marcel Janssens
Personal information
Full name Marcel Janssens
Born (1931-12-30)30 December 1931
Belgium
Died 29 July 1992(1992-07-29) (aged 60)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
2nd place 1957 Tour de France
2 stages Tour de France
Bordeaux–Paris (1960)

Marcel Janssens (Edegem, 30 December 1931 — Nukerke, 29 July 1992) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer. Janssens won two stages in the Tour de France, and finished 2nd place in 1957 after Jacques Anquetil. He also won the 1960 edition of Bordeaux–Paris. He finished third place in the 1959 Paris–Roubaix.[1]

Major results[edit]

1945
Oostrozebeke
1951
 Belgium National amateur road race Championship
1953
Mortsel
Bruxelles - Liège
Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
1954
Polder-Kempen
Zingem
Tongeren
1955
Aurillac
Brasschaat
Nederbrakel
Wilrijk
Schelde-Dender-Leie
Polder-Kempen
GP du Brabant Wallon
Tour de l'Ouest
1956
Wilrijk
1957
Tour de France:
Winner stage 4
2nd place overall classification
1958
Waarschoot
1959
Antwerpen - Ougrée
Aarschot
Tour de France:
Winner stage 10
1960
Libourne
Bordeaux–Paris
1961
Zele
1963
Herenthout

References[edit]

  1. ^ "57th Paris – Roubaix, 1959". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 

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