René Vermandel

René Vermandel (23 March 1893 – 20 April 1958) was a Belgian cyclist. He most notably won Liège–Bastogne–Liège in 1923 and 1924, as well as the 1921 Tour of Flanders. He finished in 2nd place in the 1923 Paris–Roubaix[1] and 4th place in the 1921 Paris–Roubaix.[2] He also rode in the 1921 Tour de France.[3]

René Vermandel
René Vermandel (octobre 1921).jpg
René Vermandel (1921)
Personal information
Born(1893-03-23)23 March 1893
Zelzate, Belgium
Died20 April 1958(1958-04-20) (aged 65)
Anderlecht, Belgium
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
1920–1921Individual
1922–1924Alcyon–Dunlop
1925Individual
1926Opel–Pollack
1926Méteore–Wolber
1927Opel–ZR III
1928–1931Individual

Major resultsEdit

1913
5th Liège–Bastogn–Liège
1920
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
3rd Paris–Brussels
8th Paris–Tours
10th Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Stages 3 & 4
1921
1st   National Cyclo-cross Championships
1st Tour of Flanders
1st Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Stage 3
1st Scheldeprijs
1st Schaal Sels
1st Paris–Dijon
1st De Drie Zustersteden [fr]
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
2nd Critérium des As
4th Paris–Roubaix
1922
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Critérium des As
1st Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Stages 1, 2 & 3
1st Overall Criterium du Midi
1st Stages 1, 2 & 3
1st Jemeppe–Marche–Jemeppe
1st Stage 1 Paris-Saint-Étienne [fr]
3rd Paris–Brussels
1923
1st Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st Schaal Sels
1st Overall Circuit de Champagne
1st Stages 1 & 2
1st Circuit de Paris [fr]
2nd Paris–Roubaix
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
5th Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Stage 4
1924
1st   Road race, National Road Championships
1st Liège–Bastogne–Liège
1st Scheldeprijs
1st Stages 1 & 5 Tour of Belgium
1st Stage 3 Criterium du Midi
2nd Tour of Flanders
3rd Schaal Sels
1925
1st Overall Criterium du Midi
1st Stage 1
3rd Schaal Sels
1926
1st Rund um Leipzig
2nd Schaal Sels
1927
1st Rund um Leipzig
1928
3rd Overall Tour of Belgium
1st Stage 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "24th Paris – Roubaix, 1923". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
  2. ^ "22nd Paris – Roubaix, 1921". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  3. ^ "15ème Tour de France 1921" (in French). Memoire du cyclisme. Archived from the original on 11 February 2012. Retrieved 19 January 2015.

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