Georges Ronsse

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BelgianBorn Gregorius Maria Julius Ronsse

Belgian road bicycle racer

Born on March 4, 1906 in Antwerpen, Antwerpen , Belgium

Died on July 4, 1969 in Berchem, Antwerpen , Belgium

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Georges Ronsse (4 March 1906, Antwerp - 4 July 1969, Berchem) was a two-time national cyclo-cross and two-time world champion road bicycle racer from Belgium, who raced between 1926 and 1938.In addition to his several national and world championships, Ronsse won several of the classic races in road cycling including the 1925 Liège–Bastogne–Liège, the 1927 Paris–Roubaix, and the 1927, 1929 and 1930 editions of the now-defunct Bordeaux–Paris. He won his first world championship title in 1928 in Budapest with a lead of 19 minutes and 43 seconds over second-placed finisher Herbert Nebe, the largest winning margin in road world championship history.
In 1932, Ronsse capped off his career with a Stage 4 win at the 1932 Tour de France. After retiring from competition he served as manager of the Belgian national team at the Tour.
...   Georges Ronsse (4 March 1906, Antwerp - 4 July 1969, Berchem) was a two-time national cyclo-cross and two-time world champion road bicycle racer from Belgium, who raced between 1926 and 1938.In addition to his several national and world championships, Ronsse won several of the classic races in road cycling including the 1925 Liège–Bastogne–Liège, the 1927 Paris–Roubaix, and the 1927, 1929 and 1930 editions of the now-defunct Bordeaux–Paris. He won his first world championship title in 1928 in Budapest with a lead of 19 minutes and 43 seconds over second-placed finisher Herbert Nebe, the largest winning margin in road world championship history.
In 1932, Ronsse capped off his career with a Stage 4 win at the 1932 Tour de France. After retiring from competition he served as manager of the Belgian national team at the Tour.


Major results


Road race


Cyclo cross
1927
2nd National Championships
1928
2nd National Championships
2nd Critérium International de Cyclo-cross (fr)
1929
1st National Championships
1930
1st National Championships
2nd Critérium International de Cyclo-cross (fr)
1931
3rd Critérium International de Cyclo-cross (fr)
1933
1st Cyclo-cross championship of Antwerp


Track Cycling
1934
1st Motor-paced Belgian National Track Championships (fr)
1935
1st Motor-paced Belgian National Track Championships (fr)
3rd Motor-paced, UCI Track World Championships, Brussels
1936
1st Motor-paced Belgian National Track Championships (fr)
3rd Motor-paced, UCI Track World Championships, Zürich
3rd Six Days of Antwerp (with Adolf Schön)
1937
3rd Motor-paced Belgian National Track Championships (fr)
3rd Six Days of Antwerp (with Maurice Depauw)
1938
2nd Motor-paced Belgian National Track Championships (fr)


References


External links
Georges Ronsse at Cycling Archives
Official Tour de France results for Georges Ronsse



Biography from Wikipedia (see original) under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

 

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