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Raymond Impanis (19 October 1925 – 31 December 2010) was a Belgian professional cyclist from 1947 to 1963. He won Paris–Roubaix, the Tour of Flanders, Gent–Wevelgem and three stages in Tour de France. He has been made an honorary citizen of the town of Kampenhout.

Raymond Impanis
Personal information
Born(1925-10-19)19 October 1925
Died31 December 2010(2010-12-31) (aged 85)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1947–1951Alcyon-Dunlop
1952–1953Garin-Wolber
1954Mercier-Hutchinson
1955–1959Elvé-Peugeot
1960–1962Faema
1963Peugeot-BP
Major wins
Tour de France, 3 stages
Gent–Wevelgem (1952, 1953)
Tour of Flanders (1954)
Paris–Roubaix (1954)
Paris–Nice (1954, 1960)
La Flèche Wallonne (1957)

Impanis died on 31 December 2010, aged 85, following a long illness.[1]

Major resultsEdit

1947
Tour de France:
Winner stage 19
6th place overall classification
Berg-Housse-Berg
1948
Kampenhout — Charleroi — Kampenhout
Omloop der Vlaamse Ardennen Ichtegem
Tour de France:
Winner stages 9 and 10
10th place overall classification
1949
Berg-Housse-Berg
Dwars door Vlaanderen
1950
Steenokkerzeel
Weekend Ardennais
Berg-Housse-Berg
Tour de France:
8th place overall classification
1951
Dwars door Vlaanderen
Kortenberg
1952
Ronde van Haspengouw
Gent–Wevelgem
1953
Gent–Wevelgem
1954
Paris–Roubaix
Tour of Flanders
Paris–Nice
1955
Boortmeerbeek
Hanret
Huy
La Hulpe
1956
Namur
Vuelta a España:
3rd place overall classification
1957
La Flèche Wallonne
GP Stan Ockers
Jadotville
Knokke
Giro d'Italia:
7th place overall classification
1958
Braine-le-Comte
1959
Londerzeel
1960
Paris–Nice

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Raymond Impanis dies aged 85". Velonation.com. Retrieved 1 January 2011.

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