Peter Winnen

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Peter Winnen
Peter Winnen.jpg
Winnen in 1980
Personal information
Full namePeter Winnen
Born (1957-09-05) 5 September 1957 (age 61)
Venray, the Netherlands
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
Young rider classification
3 Individual stages
1 Team Time Trial

Single-Day Races and Classics

Dutch Road Race Championship

Peter Johannes Gertrudis Winnen (born 5 September 1957) is a Dutch former road racing cyclist. He competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in road racing and finished in 26th place.[1] After the Games he turned professional in 1981. Among his 14 victories were two stages at Alpe d'Huez in the Tour de France and a national championship. He came third in the Tour de France in 1983.

Doping confession[edit]

On the Dutch TV-show Reporter, Steven Rooks, Maarten Ducrot and Winnen admitted taking doping in their careers. Winnen talked about his Tour in 1986. "I was very bad and had the choice: go back to home or to provide me with testosterone." – Winnen reached Paris. During his career with Raleigh, Panasonic and Buckler, Winnen used testosterone, amphetamines and corticosteroids.[2]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

1st Stage 4 Tour de Liège
5th Overall Tour de France
1st Jersey white.svg Young rider classification
1st Stage 19
4th Overall Tour de France:
1st Stage 18
3rd Overall Tour de France:
1st Stage 17
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 4
2nd Overall Tour de Suisse
1st Stage 7
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
9th Overall Tour de France
1st Stage 2 (TTT)
8th Overall Giro d'Italia
1st MaillotHolanda.PNG Dutch National Road Race Championship
1st Profronde van Heerlen

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Pink jersey Giro d'Italia 8 8 29
Yellow jersey Tour de France 5 4 3 26 15 DNF 9 DNF
golden jersey Vuelta a España DNF 15 15
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Peter Winnen.
  2. ^ Dutch stars come clean. News for January 1, 2000.

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Frans Maassen
Dutch National Road Race Champion
Succeeded by
Steven Rooks