Robert Cazala

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Robert Cazala
Personal information
Full name Robert Cazala
Born (1934-01-07) 7 January 1934 (age 83)
France
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
1950–1954 Union cycliste Orthézienne
1955–1957 Cyclo-club Béarnais
Professional team(s)
1958–1968 Mercier-BP-Hutchinson
Major wins
4 stages in Tour de France
6 days in yellow jersey

Robert Cazala (born 7 January 1934 in Bellocq, Pyrénées-Atlantiques) is a former French cyclist. He became professional in 1958, and stayed with the same team Mercier-BP-Hutchinson until he retired in 1968. During his career, he had 36 professional victories. He participated in 8 Tours de France, won 4 stages and wore the yellow jersey for 6 days.

Major results[edit]

1958
Stage 8 Dauphiné Libéré.
Prix de Bergerac
Prix de Sigoules.
1959
Winner Tour de Champagne
Winner 5th stage
Tour de France:32nd place
winner 3rd stage
6 days in yellow jersey
Winner stage 3b in Grand Prix du Midi Libre
Prix de Puy-l'Evêque.
1960
Tour de France: not finished
Winner Tour de Champagne
Winner 2nd stage
Winner stage 6 Dauphiné Libéré
Winner stage 2 Midi-Libre
Winner stage 4 Tour du Sud-Est
Prix de Royan
Prix d'Alger
Prix de Brioude.
1961
Winner Tour du Var
Winner 1st stage Tour du Var
Tour de France:40th place
Winner 21st stage
Winner stages 2 and 4 Midi-Libre
Prix de Morlaix.
1962
Tour de France:22nd place
Winner stages 6 and 12
Winner stage 5 Tour du Sud-Est
Ronde de Seignelay
Prix de Plounavez.
1963
Tour de France:30th place
Prix d'Eymoutiers
Prix de Lubersac
Prix de Saint-Macaud.
1964
Tour de France:59th place
Winner stage 1 Midi-Libre
Prix de Saint-Hilaire
Prix de Maurs.
1965
Tour de France:64th place
Grand Prix de la Trinité
Prix de Saint-Alvèze.
1966
Tour de France:80th place
Grand Prix d'Espéraza.

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