Eddy Pauwels

Eddy Pauwels (2 May 1935 – 6 March 2017) was a Belgian racing cyclist from 1958 to 1966. He won 4 stages in the Tour de France and wore the yellow jersey for 4 days in total. In 1962, Pauwels won the combativity award in the Tour de France. He died on 6 March 2017 at the age of 81.[1]

Eddy Pauwels
Eddy Pauwels, Tour de France 1964.jpg
Pauwels at the 1964 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameEddy Pauwels
Born(1935-05-02)2 May 1935
Bornem, Belgium
Died6 March 2017(2017-03-06) (aged 81)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1958Libertas–Dr. Mann
1959Flandria–Dr.Mann
1960–1962Dr. Mann–Dossche Sport
1962–1963Wiel's–Groene Leeuw
1964Margnat–Paloma–Dunlop
1965–1966Wiel's–Groene Leeuw
Major wins
4 stages, Tour de France

Major resultsEdit

1958
6th Overall Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1959
4th Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Stage 3
1960
1st   Overall Trois Jours d'Anvers
1961
4th Overall Tour of Belgium
5th Scheldeprijs
9th Overall Tour de France
1st Stages 14 & 17
1962
9th Overall Vuelta a España
10th Overall Tour de France
1st Stage 11
1963
Tour de France
Held   after Stages 1–2
1st Stage 1
4th Grote Prijs Jef Scherens
6th Rund um den Henninger Turm
1964
4th Overall Tour de Romandie

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