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Louis Bobet
Bobet at the 1951 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Louis Bobet
Nickname Louison, Zonzon
Born (1925-03-12)12 March 1925
Saint-Méen-le-Grand, France
Died 13 March 1983(1983-03-13) (aged 58)
Biarritz, France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
General classification (1953, 1954, 1955)
Mountains classification (1950)
11 Stages
Giro d'Italia
Mountains classification (1951)
1 Stage

Stage races

Paris–Nice (1952)
Criterium du Dauphiné Libéré (1955)
Tour de Luxembourg (1955)

One-day races and Classics

World Road Race Championships (1954)
National Road Race Championships (1950, 1951)
Milan–San Remo (1951)
Tour of Flanders (1955)
Paris–Roubaix (1956)
Bordeaux–Paris (1959)
Giro di Lombardia (1951)
Critérium International (1951 & 1952)
Grand Prix des Nations (1952)

Louis "Louison" Bobet (pronounced: [lwi.zɔ̃ bɔ.be]; 12 March 1925 – 13 March 1983) was a French professional road racing cyclist. He was the first to win the Tour de France three times in a row.


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