Joan Crespo Hita

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Joan Crespo Hita (7 March 1927 – 9 April 2014)[2] was a Spanish professional road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 1951 and 1959.

Joan Crespo
Personal information
Full nameJoan Crespo Hita
Born(1927-03-07)7 March 1927
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Died9 April 2014(2014-04-09) (aged 87)[1]
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1946–1947C.C. Provenzalense
1948C.C. Barcelones
1949Galindo and C.D. Sabadell
1950–1952P.C. Nicky's
1953Follis and C.C. Barcelona
1954–1955Follis and P.C. Nicky's
1956Follis
1957Mobylette
1958Ignis

BiographyEdit

Joan Crespo was born in Barcelona, Catalonia on March 7, 1927 and died in Barcelona at the age of 87. Crespo turned professional in 1951 with the Spanish team P.C. Nicky's. His main victory was the Trofeo Masferrer in 1958.[3] He finished 39th in the general classification of the 1957 Vuelta a España. Crespo's last win was the GP de Martorell in 1959. Crespo retired from cycling at the end of the 1959 season.[4]

Major resultsEdit

1951
2nd Trofeo Jaumendreu[5]
1952
1st Gran Premio Cataluña
1956
3rd GP de Martorell
1957
2nd Trofeo Masferrer
1958
1st Trofeo Masferrer
1959
1st GP de Martorell

Vuelta a España resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Adiós a Juan Crespo" (in Spanish). marca.com. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  2. ^ "Historic Overview Juan Crespo Hita". cyclingranking.com. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  3. ^ "Juan Crespo Hita" (in Spanish). sitiodeciclismo.net. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  4. ^ "Ens deixa Joan Crespo" (in Catalan). ciclisme.cat. Retrieved 2020-04-27.
  5. ^ "Historic Overview Juan Crespo Hita". cyclingranking.com. Retrieved 2020-04-27.

External linksEdit