Wilfried Nelissen

Wilfried Nelissen (Tongeren, 5 May 1970) is a former Belgian road racing cyclist, who specialised as a sprinter. He was involved in a crash at the end of stage 1 of the 1994 Tour de France, when he collided with a policeman. The incident also involved French rider Laurent Jalabert. Nelissen retired in 1998 due to a knee injury that he suffered in 1996 after falling during the Gent–Wevelgem race.

Wilfried Nelissen
Wilfried Nelissen Ruta del Sol 95.jpg
Nelissen at the 1995 Vuelta a Andalucía
Personal information
Full nameWilfried Nelissen
NicknameJerommeke- Woefi
Born (1970-05-05) 5 May 1970 (age 50)
Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
1990–1991Weinmann
1992Panasonic-Sportlife
1993–1994Novemail-Histor
1995–1996Lotto-Isoglass
1997Palmans-Lystex
1998Palmans-Ideal
Major wins
Omloop het Volk (1993, 1994)
Tour de France 1993:
Stage 2, and yellow jersey for three days

Major resultsEdit

1991
Tour de Picardie: Final classification, stage 2
Tour de Luxembourg Stage 3
1992
Paris–Bourges: Final classification, stage 2
Tour de Suisse Stages 3 and 6
Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré Stages 1 and 3
Ronde van Nederland Stage 1
Vuelta a Andalucía Stage 2
1993
Omloop Het Volk
Tour de France Stage 2, wearing the yellow jersey for three days
Ronde van Nederland Stages 1, 2 and 4
1994
Belgian road cycling champion
Omloop Het Volk
Four Days of Dunkirk Stages 1 and 2
Étoile de Bessèges Stages 1 and 3
Tour Méditerranéen Stage 2
Grand Prix d'Isbergues
1995
Belgian road cycling champion
Paris–Nice Stages 1 and 3
Four Days of Dunkirk Stage 3
Ronde van Nederland Stage 3
Midi Libre Stage 2
Étoile de Bessèges Stages 1, 3 and 5
Tour de Picardie Stages 1 and 2
Route du Sud Stages 1A, 2 and 4
1996
Paris–Nice Stage 2
Étoile de Bessèges Stages 1, 2 and 3

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