Jos Hoevenaers

Jos Hoevenaers (Antwerp, 30 November 1932 - Wilrijk, 14 June 1995) was a Belgian cyclist, reputed for his attacking style.

Jos Hoevenaers
Personal information
Full nameJos Hoevenaers
Born(1932-11-30)30 November 1932
Antwerp, Belgium
Died14 June 1995(1995-06-14) (aged 62)
Wilrijk, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeAttacker, climber
Major wins
4 days yellow jersey

In 1960 he wore the pink jersey of leadership for eight days in the Giro d'Italia, but Jacques Anquetil won instead. Bad luck, and inadequate time-trialling and sprinting stopped Hoevenaers' becoming the best Belgian Tour rider of his generation.

Major resultsEdit

1955
Berliner Rundfahrt (U23)
1956
Berliner Rundfahrt (U23)
Liège-Marche-Liège
Final classification Ster van Ieper
1957
Omloop der drie Proviniciën
Omloop van Midden-België
Tour de Catalonia: Stage 3A
1958
Mandel-Leie-Schelde
Final classification Rome-Naples-Rome
1959
La Flèche Wallonne
1960
Driedaagse van Antwerpen Stage 1A
Brussel-Sint-Truiden stage 2
1961
Schaal Sels
1962
Omloop van Midden-België
1964
Omloop van Midden-Brabant
Scheldeprijs Vlaanderen
Berner Rundfahrt

Tours de FranceEdit

TeamsEdit

  • 1956 - Faema-Guerra (from 15-09)
  • 1957 - Faema-Guerra
  • 1958 - Faema-Guerra
  • 1959 - Faema-Guerra
  • 1960 - Flandria-Wiel's
  • 1961 - Ghigi
  • 1962 - Philco
  • 1963 - Peugeot-BP
  • 1964 - Flandria-Romeo
  • 1965 - Cynar
  • 1966 - Mann-Grundig
  • 1967 - Goldor-Gerka