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Achiel Buysse (1918–1984) was a Belgian cyclist. He was born on 20 December 1918 at Lochristi, Belgium and died on 23 July 1984 at Wetteren, Belgium. He was a professional cyclist from 1938 to 1950. He is the father-in-law of Michel Vaarten, and the grandfather of Pascal Elaut and Luc Colyn who were also racing cyclists.

Achiel Buysse
Personal information
Full nameAchiel Buysse
Born(1918-12-20)20 December 1918
Lochristi, Belgium
Died23 July 1984(1984-07-23) (aged 65)
Wetteren, Belgium
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (1940, 1941, 1943)
Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne (1948)

He shares the record for victories in the Tour of Flanders, winning in 1940, 1941 and 1943.

PalmarèsEdit

1938
1st Circuit of Flemish Independent Regions
3rd Grand Prix de l'Escaut
1939
1st Grand Prix de l'Escaut
2nd Circuit of the Flemish Regions
1940
1st Tour of Flanders
3rd Circuit of the Flemish Regions
1941
1st Tour of Flanders
3rd Grand Prix of the 1st of May
2nd Tour of Limburg
1942
1st Across Paris
2nd Grand Prix of the 1st of May
2nd Tour of Limburg
1943
1st Tour of Flanders
2nd Paris–Tours
2nd Tour of Limburg
4th Paris–Roubaix
1946
2nd Circuit of Central Flanders
3rd Circuit of the Flemish Ardennes — Ichtegem
1947
1st Bruxelles-Ostende
1st Circuit of the Flemish Regions
2nd Circuit of Eastern Flanders
3rd Omloop Het Volk
3rd Tielt-Anvers-Tielt
1948
1st   National Road Race Championship
1st Kuurne-Bruxelles-Kuurne
1st Grand Prix de l'Escaut
1st Circuit of Central Flanders
2nd l'Escaut-Dendre-Lys
1949
2nd Liège-Middelkerke
9th Paris–Roubaix
1950
9th Paris–Roubaix

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