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André Zimmermann

André Zimmermann (20 February 1939 – 5 November 2019)[2] was a French cyclist.

André Zimmermann
Personal information
Born(1939-02-20)20 February 1939
Maisonsgoutte
Died5 November 2019(2019-11-05) (aged 80)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Professional team(s)
1963-1964Saint-Raphael - Gypsy
1965-1968Peugeot - BP - Michelin
1969Sonolor - Lejeune[1]
Major wins
Tour de l'Avenir (1963)

He was the first French rider to win the Tour de l'Avenir.[3] He competed in the Tour de France fives times from 1964 to 1969.

He was on Jacques Anquetil's team when he won his fifth Tour de France in 1964.

Major resultsEdit

1963
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 3 & 9
1st Stage 6 Route de France
1966
1st Grand Prix d'Aix-en-Provence
1967
3rd Bordeaux–Saintes
1968
3rd GP Ouest-France

Results at the Grand ToursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "André Zimmermann". Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. ^ https://www.cyclismactu.net/news-carnet-noir-mort-d-andre-zimmermann-equipier-d-anquetil-87654.html
  3. ^ "L'ancien coureur André Zimmermann est décédé". L’Equipe (in French). 2019-11-06.
  4. ^ "André Zimmermann". Retrieved 17 May 2014.