Jean Forestier

Jean Forestier (born 7 October 1930) is a former French cyclist. He was a professional from 1953 to 1965. Forestier won the points classification in the 1957 Tour de France,[1] and wore the yellow jersey for two days.[2] He also won the 1955 Paris–Roubaix.[3]

Jean Forestier
Jean Forestier, Tour de France 1962.jpg
Forestier at the 1962 Tour de France
Personal information
Full nameJean Forestier
Born (1930-10-07) 7 October 1930 (age 89)
Lyon, France
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
1953Follis
1954-1956Follis-Dunlop
1957Essor-Leroux
1958ACBB-Essor-Leroux-Hutchinson
1959Essor-Leroux
1960Helyett-Fynsec-Leroux
1961Alcyon-Leroux
1962Gitane-Leroux
1963-1964Peugeot-BP
1965Peugeot-BP-Michelin
Major wins
1955 Paris–Roubaix
1956 Tour of Flanders
1957 Tour de France: Points classification

Major resultsEdit

Source:[4]

1953
Tour de France - 39th
1954
Final classification Tour de Romandie
Tour de France - 27th
winner stage 16
1955
Paris–Roubaix
Tour de France - 32nd
winner stage 20
1956
Tour of Flanders
Tour de France - 12th
winner stage 16
1957
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré: 8th stage
Critérium International
Final classification Tour de Romandie, stage 2 and 3b
Tour de France - 4th
 winner points classification
1958
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré: stage 7A
1959
Tour de France - 34th
1961
Tour de France - 35th
winner stage 8
Grand Prix du Parisien
1962
Tour de France - 36th

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Augendre, Jacques (2009). "Guide Historique, Part 6" (PDF) (in French). Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  2. ^ "The Tour - Jean Forestier". Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original on 9 July 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  3. ^ "53rd Paris – Roubaix, 1955". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  4. ^ Jean Forestier at Cycling Archives

BibliographyEdit

  • Prieur, Benoît (2018). Jean Forestier ou la conquête de Paris-Roubaix 1955 [Jean Forestier or the conquest of Paris-Roubaix 1955] (in French). Lexington, Kentucky: KDP. ISBN 978-1721841493. OCLC 1101112052.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Jean Forestier at Wikimedia Commons