Gerard Vianen

Gerard Vianen (9 February 1944 – 10 December 2014) was a Dutch professional road bicycle racer. A domestique for Joop Zoetemelk and Raymond Poulidor, he won one stage in the Tour de France and 3 stages in the Vuelta a España.[1]

Gerard Vianen
Leden van Nederlandse Tour de France ploeg van Goudsmit en Hoff Gerard Vianen, Bestanddeelnr 925-7198.jpg
Personal information
Full nameGerard Vianen
Born(1944-02-09)9 February 1944
Kockengen, the Netherlands
Died10 December 2014(2014-12-10) (aged 70)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1967-1970Caballero
1971Fagor-Mercier
1972Goudsmit-Hof
1973Gitane
1974-1976Gan-Mercier
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
1 individual stage (1974)
Vuelta a España
3 individual stages (1971, 1972 2x)

Vianen died from leukemia on 10 December 2014 at the age of 70.[2]

Major resultsEdit

1965
GP Faber
1966
Ronde van Overijssel
1967
Eeklo
Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen
Ninove
1968
Neerbeek
Yerseke
1970
Kamerik
1971
Vuelta a España:
Winner stage 10
Genoa–Nice
Schinnen
1972
Vuelta a España:
Winner stages 2 and 15
Rijen
1974
Tour de France:
Winner stage 20
1975
Obbicht
Ronde van Midden-Zeeland
Linne
1977
Kamerik
Galder

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