Joseph Novales

Joseph Novales (23 July 1937 – 23 March 1985) was a French professional cyclist.[2] He was professional from 1962 until 1966.[3]

Joseph Novales
Margnat-Paloma team, Tour de France 1964.jpg
Personal information
Born(1937-07-23)23 July 1937
Torralba de Aragón, Spain
Died23 March 1985(1985-03-23) (aged 47)
Libreville, Gabon, France[1]
Team information
Current teamRetired
Professional teams


Joseph Novales was born in Torralba de Aragón on March 23, 1937 and died in Libreville, France at the age of 47.[4] He was accorded the citizenship of France in 1950.[5]


He competed in three Tour de France editions, between 1962 and 1966.[6] His cycling career spanned 5 seasons, from 1962 to 1966, in which he obtained a total of 13 victories.[7]

Major resultsEdit

3rd Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 1b
1st   Overall Volta a Catalunya
1st Trofeo Baracchi
1st Circuito du Morbihan
2nd GP du Parisien
1st Trofeo Jaumendreu
1st Stage 5 Critérium du Dauphiné
3rd Overall Critérium International
1st Stage 2
9th Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 1 Vuelta a Andalucía

Grand Tour resultsEdit

Tour de FranceEdit

Vuelta a España resultsEdit


  1. ^ "Photo album Joseph Novales" (in Italian). Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  2. ^ "Joseph Novales Rider". Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  3. ^ "Joseph Novales" (in Italian). Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  4. ^ "Joseph Novales". Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  5. ^ "Novales, vecendor absoluto de la XLIII Volta a Cataluña" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  6. ^ "JOSEPH NOVALES Carrière" (in French). Retrieved 2020-05-11.
  7. ^ "Palmarès de Joseph Novales (Fra)" (in French). Retrieved 2020-05-11.

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