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Régis Clère (15 August 1956 – 9 June 2012) was a French professional road bicycle racer.[1]

Régis Clère
Personal information
Full nameRégis Clère
Born(1956-08-15)15 August 1956
Langres, France
Died9 June 2012(2012-06-09) (aged 55)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
3 stages Tour de France

Clère was born in Langres. During his career, he won three stages in the Tour de France. He won one of these stages, in the 1987 Tour de France, after he was almost eliminated after finishing outside the time limit in the previous stage, but the Tour de France jury allowed him to continue the race. He also competed in the individual road race event at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[2]

Clère died, aged 55, in Dijon during a surgical procedure.

Major resultsEdit

1981
Langres
Vuelta a España
Winner prologue and stage 15B
Les Ormes
1982
Lamballe
  France National Road Race Championship
Prix de Villeneuve d'Ascq
Tour de France:
Winner Combativity award
1983
Tour de France:
Winner stage 11
1987
Meymac
Route du Berry/Trophée Sitram
Tour Midi-Pyrénées
Tour de France:
Winner stages 16 and 23

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "L'ex-coureur cycliste Régis Clère est mort à Dijon - Disparition - France 3 Régions - France 3". Bourgogne.france3.fr. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012.[dead link]
  2. ^ "Régis Clère Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 May 2015.

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