Willy Planckaert

Willy Planckaert (born 5 April 1944 in Nevele) is a Belgian former road bicycle racer. His brothers, Eddy and Walter Planckaert, as well as his son Jo Planckaert, are also former professional road bicycle racers.[1]

Willy Planckaert
Willy Planckaert Criterium Aalst 2008.jpg
Planckaert in 2008
Personal information
Born (1944-04-05) 5 April 1944 (age 78)
Nevele, Belgium
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Major wins
Points classification, Tour de France (1966)
Tour de France, 2 stages
Giro d'Italia, 3 stages
Medal record
Representing  Belgium
Men's road bicycle racing
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1964 Sallanches Amateur's Road Race

Major resultsEdit

1965
1st, Brussels-Charleroi-Brussels
1st, Stage 1, Paris–Luxembourg
1966
  Points classification, Tour de France
1st, Stages 4 and 8
1st, Stage 2, Tour de Luxembourg
1967
1st, Grand Prix Pino Cerami
1st, Stages 5, 9 and 22b, Giro d'Italia
1969
1st, Stage 1, Tour de l'Oise
1970
1st, Stage 3b, Tour de Luxembourg
1973
1st, Stage 1, Tour de Luxembourg
1st, Stage 3, Four Days of Dunkirk
1974
1st, Omloop van de Vlaamse Scheldeboorden
1st, Omloop van het Houtland
1st, Stage 4, Tour de Pologne
1976
1st, Dwars door Vlaanderen
1st, Stage 1a, Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1st, Stage 5b, Four Days of Dunkirk
1977
1st, Overall, Étoile de Bessèges
1st, Stage 2, Four Days of Dunkirk

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