Achiel Buysse

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.[1]

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
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (1940, 1941, 1943)
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne (1948)

He shares the record for victories in the Tour of Flanders, winning in 1940, 1941 and 1943.[2]

Major resultsEdit

1938 - Dilecta
1st Circuit of Flemish Independent Regions
3rd Scheldeprijs
1st Scheldeprijs
2nd Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
1st Tour of Flanders
1st GP Stad Vilvoorde
3rd Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
1st Tour of Flanders
2nd Tour of Limburg
3rd Grand Prix of 1 May
1st Across Paris
2nd Grand Prix of 1 May
2nd Tour of Limburg
1st Tour of Flanders
1st Omloop Gemeente Melle
2nd Paris–Tours
2nd Tour of Limburg
4th Paris–Roubaix
2nd Circuit of Central Flanders
3rd Circuit of the Flemish Ardennes — Ichtegem
1947 - Alcyon - Dunlop
1st Bruxelles-Ostende
1st Omloop der Vlaamse Gewesten
1st GP J. Moerenhout
1st GP Roeselare
2nd Omloop van Oost-Vlaanderen
3rd Omloop Het Volk
3rd Tielt-Anvers-Tielt
1948 - Rochet - Dunlop
1st   National Road Race Championship
1st Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
1st Scheldeprijs
1st Circuit of Central Flanders
1st GP Stad Sint-Niklaas
2nd Schelde–Dender–Leie
1949 - Rochet
2nd Liège-Middelkerke
9th Paris–Roubaix


  1. ^ "Achiel Buysse". FirstCycling.
  2. ^ "Achiel Buysse". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved 27 March 2015.

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