Roger Baens

Roger Baens (18 August 1933 – 26 March 2020) was a Belgian cyclist.[1][2]

Roger Baens
Ronde van Nederland Eerste etappe Amsterdam Heerenveen Winnaar Roger Baens, Bestanddeelnr 911-2401.jpg
Roger Baens in 1960
Personal information
Born18 August 1933
Molenstede, Belgium
Died26 March 2020(2020-03-26) (aged 86)
Rillaar
Professional teams
1956Mercier
1957Carpano
1958Libertas
1959Peugeot
1959Flandria
1960Philco
1960Libertas–Eura Drinks
1961Bertin
1962Faemino–Faema
1962Faema
1963–1964G.B.C.–Libertas

Major resultsEdit

1954
1st Stage 2 Tour de Belgique amateurs
1st Stage 4 Tour du Nord
1955
1st   National Amateur Road Race Championships
1956
1st Stage 2 Tour d'Anvers-Gand
1957
1st Stage 15 Vuelta a España
1958
1st Stage 3 Tour of Belgium
1st Ronde van Limburg
1st De Drie Zustersteden
1st Grote Prijs Stad Zottegem
1959
1st   Overall Dwars door Vlaanderen
1st Stage 1
1st Tour du Brabant
1st Grand Prix d'Orchies
1st Stage 3 Ronde van Limburg
1960
1st Grand Prix des Carrières
1st Stage 3 Tour du Brabant
2nd Overall Tour of the Netherlands
1st Stages 1 & 2
1961
1st Stage 2 Tour of the Netherlands
1st Stage 2 Grand Prix de Denain
1962
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Tour de France
3rd Overall Deutschland Tour
1st Stage 3
1963
1st Stages 9 & 14 Vuelta a España

Grand Tour ResultsEdit

1957
22nd Overall, Vuelta a España
1959
DNF, Vuelta a España
1962
43rd Overall Tour de France
1963
22nd Overall, Vuelta a España
DNF Tour de France after Stage 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Décès à 87 ans de l'ancien coureur Roger Baens, ex-équipier de Rik Van Looy". DH Les Sports+ (in French). 28 March 2020.
  2. ^ "Ex-profrenner Roger Baens overleden". hbvl.be (in Dutch). 29 March 2020.