Eric Leman

Eric Leman (born 17 July 1946) is a former professional road racing cyclist from West Flanders, Belgium. He won the prestigious Tour of Flanders three times.[1]

Eric Leman
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Leman in 2015
Personal information
Full nameEric Leman
Born (1946-07-17) 17 July 1946 (age 74)
Ledegem, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClassics specialist
Professional teams
1968–1971Flandria
1972Bic
1973Peugeot-BP-Michelin
1974MIC-Ludo-De Gribaldy
1975Alsaver-Jeunet-De Gribaldy
1976Zoppas-Splendor
1977Carpenter-Splendor
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (1970, 1972, 1973)
Tour de France, 5 stages
Vuelta a España, 1 stage
Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne (1968)

Major resultsEdit

1968
1st, Kuurne–Brussels–Kuurne
1st, Porto–Lisboa
1st, Stage 2, Four Days of Dunkirk
1st, Stage 21, Tour de France
1969
1st, Dwars door Vlaanderen
1st, Stage 3, Paris–Nice
1st, Stages 1, 2, 5 and 7, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Stage 3, Tour de France
1970
1st, GP Briek Schotte
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Stage 4, Paris–Nice
1st, Stage 1 and 3b, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Prologue, Tour of Belgium
1971
1st, Gullegem Koerse
1st, Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
1st, Omloop der Vlaamse Ardennen
1st, Omloop Mandel-Leie-Schelde
1st, Stage 1a and 5a, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1st, Stages 1, 2a and 4, Paris–Nice
1st, Prologue B and Stage 2, Vuelta a Andalucía
1st, Stage 1a, 6a and 7, Tour de France
1972
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Stage 4, Four Days of Dunkirk
1st, Stages 1 and 3, Paris–Nice
1st, Stage 2, Tour of Belgium
1973
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Stage 2b, Paris–Nice
1974
1st, Stage 4, Paris–Nice
1st, Stage 2, Vuelta a España
1975
1st, Stage 1, Paris–Nice
1976
1st, Omloop van Midden-Vlaanderen
1977
1st, Stage 4, Vuelta a Aragón

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Larousse Tour des Flandres " Les Belges Achille Bruyne, Éric Leman, Johan Museeuw, Tom Boonen et l'Italien Fiorenzo Magni figurent, avec trois victoires chacun, en tête du palmarès de cette classique créée en 1913 et traditionnellement organisé le premier dimanche d'avril. "

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