Marcel Kint

Marcel Kint (20 September 1914, in Zwevegem – 23 March 2002, in Kortrijk) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer who won 31 races[1] between 1935 and 1951. His finest year was 1938 when he won the World Cycling Championship, three stages of the Tour de France and the season-long competition equivalent to today's UCI ProTour.

Marcel Kint
Marcel Kint, Tour de France 1936 btv1b90773095.jpg
Personal information
Full nameMarcel Kint
Born(1914-09-20)20 September 1914
Died23 March 2002(2002-03-23) (aged 87)
Team information
Professional teams
1935Independent (semi-professional)
1937Fr. Pélissier
1938–1939Fr. Pélissier
Major wins
1938 World Road Race championships
Medal record
Men's road bicycle racing
Representing  Belgium
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1938 Valkenburg Elite Men's Road Race
Silver medal – second place 1946 Zürich Elite Men's Road Race

He specialized in one-day classic cycle races and won Paris–Roubaix, Gent–Wevelgem, Paris–Brussels. He was the only three-time consecutive winner of La Flèche Wallonne until 2016 when Alejandro Valverde won his third consecutive race and fourth overall.

Major resultsEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 13 June 2006. Retrieved 8 July 2006.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Velopalmares: Sterckx

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