Leo Proost (1 November 1933 – 24 May 2016)[1] was a Belgian cyclist. His best achievements were in motor-paced racing, in which he won the world championships in the professionals category in 1963, 1967 and 1968, as well as national titles between 1963 and 1968. During his career Proost took part in 25 six-day races, winning the race of Antwerp in 1963.[2]

Leo Proost
Leo Proost 1967.jpg
Leo Proost in Amsterdam in 1967
Personal information
Born(1933-11-01)1 November 1933
Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
Died24 May 2016(2016-05-24) (aged 82)
SportMotor-paced racing
Medal record
Representing  Belgium
Motor-paced World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1963 Liege Professionals
Silver medal – second place 1964 Paris Professionals
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Frankfurt Professionals
Gold medal – first place 1967 Amsterdam Professionals
Gold medal – first place 1968 Rome Professionals