Arsène Mersch

Arsène Mersch (14 December 1913, in Koerich – 11 July 1980, in Koerich) was a Luxembourgian professional road bicycle racer and cyclo-cross racer, who became national champion in both categories twice. He also won one Tour de France stage, and wore the yellow jersey for one day.

Arsène Mersch
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Personal information
Full nameArsène Mersch
Born(1913-12-14)14 December 1913
Koerich, Luxembourg
Died12 July 1980(1980-07-12) (aged 66)
Koerich, Luxembourg
Team information
DisciplineRoad, Cyclo-cross
RoleRider
Major wins
 Luxembourg national road race champion (2x)
 Luxembourg national cyclo-cross champion
one stage Tour de France

Major resultsEdit

1934
GP Faber
1935
  Luxembourg national road race champion
Stage 2 Volta Ciclista a Catalunya
1936
1936 Tour de France:
Winner stage 21
5th place overall classification
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
  Luxembourg national cyclo-cross champion
Stage 5 Tour of Belgium
1938
  Luxembourg national cyclo-cross champion
Stage 1 Tour de Suisse
1939
Stage 8 Tour de Suisse
  Luxembourg national cyclo-cross champion
  Luxembourg national road race champion

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