Riders V


Romans Vainsteins
1999Paris - Brussels
GP Gippingen
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
2000World Pro Road Race

Giovanni Valetti
1933Giro di Lazio (Independents)
19371 stage, Giro d'Italia
1938Giro d'Italia
3 stages, Giro d'Italia
KoM, Giro d'Italia
Tour of Switzerland
KoM, Tour of Switzerland
2 stages, Tour of Switzerland
1939Giro d'Italia
2 stage, Giro d'Italia

Ermanno Vallazza
1926Coppa Placci

Bernard Vallet
19801 stage, Tour de France
1982KoM, Tour de France
1987Bordeaux - Paris

Antonio Vallori
19761 stage, Vuelta a España

Michel Van Aerde
1957Paris - Valenciennes
19601 stage, Tour de France
19611 stage, Tour de France

Gustave Van Belle
1934Ghent - Wevelgem

Leon van Bon
19971 stage, Vuelta a España
19981 stage, Tour de France
HEW Cyclassic, Hamburg
20001 stage, Tour de France
2001Tour of Holland

Geert Van Bondt
2000Ghent - Wevelgem

Benny Van Brabant
19901 stage, Vuelta a España

Armand Van Bruane
1929Tour of Belgium

Guido Van Calster
19822 stages, Tour of Switzerland
1984Points Competition, Vuelta a España
2 stages, Vuelta a España

Georges Van Coningsloo
1964Paris - Brussels
1965GP Fourmies
1967Bordeaux - Paris

Joseph Van Daele
1911Liège - Bastogne - Liège

Léon Van Daele
1954Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne
1957Paris - Brussels
1958Paris - Roubaix
1959Ghent - Wevelgem
1961Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne, tied with Fred De Bruyne

Joseph Van Dam
19263 stages, Tour de France

Lionel Van Damne
19641 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Roger Van Damne
19571 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Camille Van De Casteele
19261 stage, Tour de France
19271 stage, Tour de France

Bernard Van De Kerkhove
19641 stage, Tour de France
19651 stage, Tour de France

Franck Van Den Abbeele
1992Frankfurt Grand Prix

Florent Vandenberghe
1922GP de l'Escaut
1925Paris - Valenciennes

Georges Vandenberghe
19661 stage, Tour de France
19671 stage, Giro d'Italia

René Vandenberghe
1911Tour of Belgium

Willi Van Den Berghen
19621 stage, Tour de France

Martin Vandenbossche
1970KoM, Giro d'Italia
1972Giro di Lazio

Jean Philippe Vandenbrande
19781 stage, Vuelta a España

Frank Vandenbroucke
1995Paris - Brussels
1996GP Ouest France
GP de l'Escaut
1997Tour de Luxembourg
1998Ghent - Wevelgem
Paris - Nice
1999Liège - Bastogne - Liège
Omloop Het Volk
Points Competition, Vuelta a España
2 stages, Vuelta a España

Jean Luc Vandenbroucke
1976GP Fourmies
1977GP Fourmies
1979GP Fourmies
1980Grand Prix des Nations
Trofeo Angelo Baracchi, with Fons De Wolf
Four Days of Dunkirk
1982GP d'Automne (Blois- Chaville)
1983GP Eddy Merckx
1985Four Days of Dunkirk
19871 stage, Vuelta a España

Gaston Van Den Dooren
19481 stage, Dauphiné - Libéré

Oscar Van Den Eynde
1897Hour Record - 39.240km

Ferdi Van Den Haute
19761 stage, Vuelta a España
1978Ghent - Wevelgem
Points Competition, Vuelta a España
2 stages, Vuelta a España
1984GP Gippingen
GP Fourmies
1 stage, Tour de France

Erik Vanderaerden
19831 stage, Tour de France
2 stages, Vuelta a España
1984Paris - Brussels
2 stages, Tour de France
3 stages, Tour of Switzerland
1985Tour of Flanders
Ghent - Wevelgem
Tour of Holland
GP Eddy Merckx
2 stages, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland
1986GP E3
Points Competition, Tour de France
1987Paris - Roubaix
GP Eddy Merckx
19891 stage, Tour of Switzerland
19921 stage, Vuelta a España

André Vanderdonckt
1931GP Fourmies

Adri van der Poel
Other significant victories: World Elite Cyclo-Cross Champion, 1996.
1982Championship of Zurich
1985Clasica San Sebastian
Paris - Brussels
GP de l'Escaut
1986Tour of Flanders
1987GP d'Automne (Creteil- Chaville)
Giro del Piemonte
GP Gippingen
GP Fourmies
1 stage, Tour de France
1988Liège - Bastogne - Liège
1 stage, Tour de France
1990Amstel Gold Race
GP Gippingen

Adri van der Vijver
19761 stage, Vuelta a España

Jos van der Vleuten
1966Points Competition, Vuelta a España
19671 stage, Vuelta a España
19701 stage, Vuelta a España
19721 stage, Vuelta a España

Omer Van der Voorden
19531 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Johan van de Velde
1978Tour of Romandy
Tour of Holland
1980Dauphiné - Libéré
19812 stages, Tour de France
1983Championship of Zurich
1985Points Competition, Giro d'Italia
19861 stage, Tour de France
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
1987Points Competition, Giro d'Italia
2 stages, Giro d'Italia
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland
1988Points Competition, Giro d'Italia

Alfio Vandi
1976Giro del Veneto
1979Milan - Turin
1981Coppa Placci

Edouard Van Dyck
1947Vuelta a España
2 stages, Vuelta a España
19481 stage, Tour de France

Hendrik Van Dyck
1997GP E3

Robert Van Eenaeme
1936Ghent - Wevelgem
1937Ghent - Wevelgem
1945Ghent - Wevelgem

Kees Van Espen
19651 stage, Tour de France

Piet van Est
1958Tour of Holland
19611 stage, Giro d'Italia

Wim van Est
1950Bordeaux - Paris
19511 stage, Tour de France
1952Bordeaux - Paris
Tour of Holland
1953Tour of Flanders
1 stage, Tour de France
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
1954Tour of Holland
1 stage, Tour de France
1961Bordeaux - Paris

Richard Van Genechten
1956Flèche Wallone
1958Tour of Catalonia

Martin Van Geneugden
1953Paris - Valenciennes
1 stage, Tour de France
19582 stages, Tour de France
19602 stages, Tour de France
19611 stage, Tour de France

E. Van Haerens
19822 stages, Vuelta a España

Cyrille Van Hauwaert
1907Bordeaux - Paris
1908Milan - San Remo
Paris Roubaix
1909Bordeaux - Paris
1 stage, Tour de France

Alan Van Heerden
19791 stage, Giro d'Italia

Max van Heeswijk
19971 stage, Vuelta a España
2000Paris - Brussels

Maurice Van Herzele
1947Tour of Belgium

Jules Van Hevel
1920Tour of Flanders
1923Critérium des As
1924Paris Roubaix
Critérium des As
1928Tour of Belgium

Ronny Van Holen
Other significant victories: World Junior Road Race Champion, 1977
1988Omloop Het Volk

Edwig Van Hooydonck
1988GP Eddy Merckx
1989Tour of Flanders
Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne
1991Tour of Flanders
19921 stage, Vuelta a España

Jan Van Hout
1933Hour Record - 44.588km

Adri van Houwelingen
19791 stage, Vuelta a España
1983Tour of Holland

Jan van Houwelingen
19821 stage, Tour de France

Lucien Van Impe
Exploits: Lucien Van Impe's last King of the Mountains title in the 1983 Tour de France
1971KoM, Tour de France
1972KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
1975KoM, Tour de France
2 stages, Tour de France
1976Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
1977KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
KoM, Tour of Switzerland
2 stages, Tour of Switzerland
19791 stage, Tour de France
1 stage, Vuelta a España
1980KoM, Tour of Switzerland
1981KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
1982KoM, Giro d'Italia
1983KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
KoM, Giro d'Italia
1 stage, Giro d'Italia

Adri van Katwijk
19781 stage, Vuelta a España

Piet van Katwijk
19761 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Henri Van Kerckhove
1952Tour of Belgium
1954Tour of Belgium

Lex van Kreuningen
1963Tour of Holland

Eric Van Lancker
19862 stages, Giro d'Italia
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland
1989Amstel Gold Race
1990Liège - Bastogne - Liège
1991British World Cup
Grand Prix des Ameriques, Montreal

Henri Van Leberghe
19131 stage, Tour de France
1919Tour of Flanders

Rik Van Linden
1971Paris - Tours
19721 stage, Tour de France
1973Paris - Tours
2 stages, Giro d'Italia
19742 stages, Vuelta a España
1975Points Competition, Tour de France
3 stages, Tour de France
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
19762 stages, Giro d'Italia
1977Milan - Turin
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
19783 stages, Giro d'Italia

Rik Van Looy
Other significant victories: Winner of 12 Six-day races
1956Ghent - Wevelgem
Paris - Brussels
GP de l'Escaut
Tour of Holland
1957Ghent - Wevelgem
GP de l'Escaut
Tour of Holland
1958Milan - San Remo
Paris - Brussels
6 stages, Vuelta a España
1959Tour of Flanders
Tour of Lombardy
Paris - Tours
Points Competition, Vuelta a España
4 stages, Vuelta a España
4 stages, Giro d'Italia
Unofficial Season-Long Competition (see Season Long Competitions)
1960World Pro Road Race
KoM, Giro d'Italia
3 stages, Giro d'Italia
1961World Pro Road Race
Paris - Roubaix
Liège - Bastogne - Liège
Tour of Belgium
3 stages, Giro d'Italia
Critérium des As
1962Tour of Flanders
Paris - Roubaix
Ghent - Wevelgem
2 stages, Giro d'Italia
1963Points Competition, Tour de France
4 stages, Tour de France
1964Paris - Luxembourg
GP E3
1 stage, Vuelta a España
1965Paris - Roubaix
GP E3
2 stages, Tour de France
Points Competition, Vuelta a España
8 stages, Vuelta a España
1966GP E3
1967Paris - Tours
1968Flèche Wallone
1969GP E3
1 stage, Tour de France

Rene Van Meenen
19611 stage, Vuelta a España
1963Omloop Het Volk

Willy Vanneste
1967GP Fourmies
1 stage, Tour de France
1970Four Days of Dunkirk
1972Championship of Zurich

Willy Vannitsen
19581 stage, Giro d'Italia
1961Flèche Wallone
Tre Valli Varesine
19622 stages, Tour de France
1965GP de l'Escaut

Ennio Vanotti
19791 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Peter Van Petegem
1994GP de l'Escaut
1997Omloop Het Volk
1998Omloop Het Volk
1999Tour of Flanders
GP E3
2001Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne

Jean-Paul van Poppel
1986GP de l'Escaut
2 stages, Giro d'Italia
1987Points Competition, Tour de France
2 stages, Tour de France
1988GP de l'Escaut
4 stages, Tour de France
19892 stages, Giro d'Italia
19911 stage, Tour de France
4 stages, Vuelta a España
19921 stage, Tour de France
2 stages, Vuelta a España
19932 stages, Vuelta a España
19941 stage, Tour de France
1 stage, Vuelta a España

Daniel Van Rijckeghem
1967Frankfurt Grand Prix
Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne
Points competition, Tour of Switzerland
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland
19682 stages, Tour de France
Points competition, Tour of Switzerland
2 stages, Tour of Switzerland
1970GP E3

Bernard Van Rijsselberghe
19291 stage, Tour de France
1931Bordeaux - Paris

Gustave (Staf) Van Roosbroeck
1971GP de l'Escaut
1972Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne
19731 stage, Giro d'Italia
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Antoon Van Schendel
19382 stages, Tour de France
19391 stage, Tour de France

Marcel Van Schil
1936GP de l'Escaut

Vic Van Schil
19641 stage, Vuelta a España
19681 stage, Vuelta a España

Gustaaf Van Slembrouck
19261 stage, Tour de France
19272 stages, Tour de France
19291 stage, Tour de France

Herman Van Springel
1966Ghent - Wevelgem
19671 stage, Tour de France
1968Tour of Lombardy
Omloop Het Volk
1 stage, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland
Super Prestige Pernod Trophy
1969Paris - Tours
Grand Prix des Nations
Trofeo Angelo Baracchi, with Joaquim Agostinho
2 stages, Tour de France
3 stages, Tour of Switzerland
1970Grand Prix des Nations
Bordeaux - Paris
1971Championship of Zurich
1 stage, Tour de France
1973Points Competition, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland
1974Bordeaux - Paris, (tied with Régis Delépine - see Bordeaux - Paris for details)
GP E3
1975Bordeaux - Paris
1977Bordeaux - Paris
1978Bordeaux - Paris
1980Bordeaux - Paris
1981Bordeaux - Paris

Rik Van Steenbergen
Other significant victories: Winner of 40 Six-day races (5th in the all-time list of winners)
1944Tour of Flanders
1946Tour of Flanders
1948Paris - Roubaix
Critérium des As
1949World Pro Road Race
Flèche Wallone
2 stages, Tour de France
1950Paris - Brussels
19512 stages, Giro d'Italia
1952Paris - Roubaix
1 stage, Tour de France
3 stages, Giro d'Italia
Critérium des As
19531 stage, Giro d'Italia
1954Milan - San Remo
4 stages, Giro d'Italia
19551 stage, Tour de France
Critérium des As
1956World Pro Road Race
Points Competition, Vuelta a España
6 stages, Vuelta a España
1957World Pro Road Race
5 stages, Giro d'Italia
Critérium des As
1958Flèche Wallone
Critérium des As

Valère Van Sweevelt
1968Liège - Bastogne - Liège

Noel Vantyghem
1970GP Fourmies
1972Paris - Tours

Albert Van Vlierberghe
19661 stage, Tour de France
19691 stage, Giro d'Italia
19701 stage, Tour de France
19711 stage, Tour de France
19721 stage, Giro d'Italia

Frans Van Vlierberghe
19791 stage, Vuelta a España

Leo Van Vliet
19791 stage, Tour de France
1983Ghent - Wevelgem
Four Days of Dunkirk

Teun Van Vliet
1987Ghent - Wevelgem
Omloop Het Volk
Tour of Holland
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Flavio Vanzella
1995Giro del Veneto
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Angelo Varetto
1936Milan - San Remo

Oscar Vargas
1989KoM, Vuelta d'España

Robert Varnajo
19541 stage, Tour de France

Alain Vasseur
1969Four Days of Dunkirk
19701 stage, Tour de France

Cédric Vasseur
19971 stage, Tour de France

Sylvain Vasseur
1973Tour de Luxembourg

Alcide Vaucher
19591 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Frans Veerbeeck
1975Tour de Luxembourg
1976Tour de Luxembourg

Willy Vekemans
1967Omloop Het Volk
1968GP Gippingen
1969Ghent - Wevelgem

Gerard Veldcholten
19841 stage, Tour of Switzerland
1988Tour of Romandy

Eusebio Velez
19641 stage, Vuelta a España
1966Tour of the Basque Country

Jo Velly
1961Trofeo Angelo Baracchi, with Ercole Baldini
1963Trofeo Angelo Baracchi, with Joseph Novales

Romeo Venturelli
1960Trofeo Angelo Baracchi, with Diego Ronchini
1965Giro del Piemonte

Frans Verbeeck
1970Omloop Het Volk
1971Amstel Gold Race
1972Omloop Het Volk
1974Flèche Wallone
1975GP E3
1976GP de l'Escaut

Rik Verbrugghe
2001Critérium International
Flèche Wallone
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
1 stage, Tour de France

R. Vercellone
19481 stage, Vuelta a España

Romolo Verde
1913Giro del Piemonte

Auguste Verdyck
1925Tour of the Basque Country

Frans Verhaegen
1975Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne
1976Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne

Pé Verhaegen
19272 stages, Tour de France
19281 stage, Tour de France
1929Paris - Brussels

Joseph Verhelst
1957Kuurne - Brussels - Kuurne

Nico Verhoeven
19871 stage, Tour de France

Gerry Verlinden
19781 stage, Tour of Switzerland
1980Championship of Zurich

René Vermandel
1921Tour of Flanders
GP de l'Escaut
Tour of Belgium
1922Tour of Belgium
Critérium des As
1923Liège - Bastogne - Liège
1924Liège - Bastogne - Liège
GP de l'Escaut

Michel Vermeulin
1960GP Fourmies

Omar Verschoore
1912Liège - Bastogne - Liège

Pol Verschuere
19801 stage, Tour de France
19821 stage, Tour de France
19861 stage, Tour de France

Adolf Verschueren
19491 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Denis Verschueren
1925Paris - Tours
Tour of Belgium
1926Tour of Flanders
Paris - Brussels
1928Paris - Tours
1930GP de l'Escaut

Marcel Verschueren
19481 stage, Dauphiné - Libéré

Eddy Verstraeten
19731 stage, Tour de France

Felicien Vervaecke
19341 stage, Giro d'Italia
1935KoM, Tour de France
19361 stage, Tour de France
1937KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
19384 stages, Tour de France

Julian Vervaecke
19271 stage, Tour de France
1928GP Wolber
19291 stage, Tour de France
1930Paris - Roubaix
1932Paris - Brussels

Pierfranco Vianelli
Other significant victories: Olympic Road Race Champion, 1968
19711 stage, Giro d'Italia

Gérard Vianen
19701 stage, Tour of Switzerland
19711 stage, Vuelta a España
19722 stages, Vuelta a España
19741 stage, Tour de France

Flavio Vicentini
Other significant victories: World Amateur Road Race Champion, 1963
1969Giro di Lazio

Frédéric Vichot
19811 stage, Vuelta a España
19841 stage, Tour de France
19851 stage, Tour de France

Mario Vicini
19381 stage, Giro d'Italia
1939Giro di Lazio
19402 stages, Giro d'Italia

José-Luis Viejo
19761 stage, Tour de France

René Vietto
Races: Read about Vietto's great sacrifice in the Pyrenees in the 1934 Tour de France
1934KoM, Tour de France
4 stages, Tour de France
1935Paris - Nice
2 stages, Tour de France
19422 stages, Vuelta a España
19461 stage, La Course du Tour de France (See the Tour de France during the War for details)
19472 stages, Tour de France

Marino Vigna
19631 stage, Giro d'Italia
1964Tre Valli Varesine
1966Milan - Turin

Adriano Vignoli
19341 stage, Tour de France
1 stage, Giro d'Italia

Jaime Vilamajo
19871 stage, Vuelta a España

Maurice Ville
1923Tour of Catalonia

Pierre-Raymond Villemiane
19771 stage, Tour de France
1978GP Ouest France
19791 stage, Tour de France
19821 stage, Tour de France

Alexander Vinokourov
1998Four Days of Dunkirk
1999Dauphiné Libéré
20001 stage, Vuelta a España
1 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Richard Virenque
1994KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
1995KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
1996KoM, Tour de France
Giro del Piemonte
1997KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Tour de France
1999KoM, Tour de France
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
20001 stage, Tour de France
2001Paris - Tours

Battista Visconti
1928Tre Valli Varesine

Roberto Visentini
Other significant victories: World Junior Road Race Champion, 1975
19802 stages, Vuelta a España
1982Trofeo Angelo Baracchi, with Daniel Gisiger
1983Tirreno - Adriatico
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
19841 stage, Giro d'Italia
1986Giro d'Italia
1 stage, Giro d'Italia
19872 stages, Giro d'Italia

Edward Vissers
19361 stage, Tour of Switzerland
19371 stage, Tour de France
19391 stage, Tour de France

Marco Vitali
19871 stage, Giro d'Italia

Isaac Vitre
1957GP Ouest France

Jacques Vivier
19521 stage, Tour de France
19541 stage, Tour de France

Lucien Vlaemynck
1938Tour de Luxembourg

André Vlayen
1956Tour of Belgium
19571 stage, Giro d'Italia

Jos Vloeberghs
19621 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Meinard Vogele
19771 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Jens Voigt
1999Criterium International
20011 stage, Tour de France
Grand Prix des Nations

Alberto Volpi
1993British World Cup

Primo Volpi
19401 stage, Giro d'Italia
1951Tour of Catalonia
19541 stage, Tour of Switzerland

Franco Vona
19881 stage, Giro d'Italia
19911 stage, Tour of Switzerland
19922 stages, Giro d'Italia

Gerrit Voorting
19531 stage, Tour de France
19581 stage, Tour de France

Bart Voskamp
19941 stage, Vuelta a España
19961 stage, Tour de France
19971 stage, Vuelta a España

Raymond Vrancken
1958GP de l'Escaut
1961GP de l'Escaut

Michel Vuylsteke
1952GP Fourmies