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Benoni Beheyt (born 27 September 1940) is a Belgian former professional road bicycle racer who raced from 1962 to 1968. Beheyt won 22 races and is most famous for winning the 1963 World Cycling Championships Road Race and stage win of the 1964 Tour de France. He also competed in the individual road race and team time trial events at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1]

Benoni Beheyt
Benoni Beheyt 1964.jpg
Benoni Beheyt in 1964
Personal information
Full nameBenoni Beheyt
Born (1940-09-27) 27 September 1940 (age 78)
Zwijnaarde, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
1963 World Champion
1 stage 1964 Tour de France

Major resultsEdit

1962 – Wiel's-Groene Leeuw
Brussel–Ingooigem
2e etappe Ronde van Picardië
3rd, Paris–Tours
1963 – Wiel's-Groene Leeuw
1st, Gent–Wevelgem
1st, Grand Prix de Fourmies
1st (Gold Medal), World Cycling Championships Road Race
1st, Tour de Wallonie
1964 – Wiel's-Groene Leeuw
49th, Overall, Tour de France
1st, Stage 22a, (OrléansVersailles, 118.5 km)
1st, Overall, Tour of Belgium
  Belgium National road race championship
1965 – Wiel's-Groene Leeuw
1966 – Wiel's-Groene Leeuw
1967 – Tibetan-Pullover Centrale
1968 – Pullover Centrale-Motte

Tour de France recordEdit

  • 1963: 49th overall
  • 1964: 49th overall and 1 stage win
  • 1965: 47th overall

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Benoni Beheyt". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2014. Invalid |url-status=no (help)

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