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Walter Planckaert (born 8 April 1948 in Nevele) is a Belgian former professional road racing cyclist. He is the younger brother of Willy Planckaert, the older brother of Eddy Planckaert, and the uncle of Jo Planckaert.[1] He had 74 victories in his professional career. After retiring from riding, he commenced a long career in team management, working for the Panasonic, Novemail-Histor, Palmans, Lotto-Adecco and Chocolade Jacques teams.[2]

Walter Planckaert
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Planckaert in 2011
Personal information
Full nameWalter Planckaert
Born (1948-04-08) 8 April 1948 (age 71)
Nevele, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
1970Geens-Watney[1]
1971Goldor[1]
1972Watney-Avia[1]
1973-1974Watney-Maes[1]
1975Maes-Watney[1]
1976Maes-Rokado[1]
1977Maes-Miniflat[1]
1978C&A[1]
1979Miniflat-VDB[1]
1980Miniflat-Galli[1]
1981Wickes-Splendor-Europ-Decor[1]
1982Wickes-Splendor[1]
1983Splendor-Euroshop[1]
1984-1985Panasonic[1]
Managerial team(s)
1986-1992Panasonic[2]
1993-1994Novemail-Histor[2]
1997-2000Palmans-Ideal[2]
2001-2002Lotto-Adecco[2]
2004-Chocolade Jacques[2]
Major wins
Tour of Flanders (1976)
Amstel Gold Race (1972)
E3 Prijs Vlaanderen (1976)
Tour de France 1 stage (1978)

Major resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Walter Planckaert at Cycling Archives
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Walter Planckaert". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 30 April 2016.

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