Jean Forestier

Jean Forestier
Jean Forestier, Tour de France 1962.jpg
Forestier at the 1962 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Jean Forestier
Born (1930-10-07) 7 October 1930 (age 90)
Lyon, France
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Rider type Sprinter
Professional teams
1953 Follis
1954-1956 Follis-Dunlop
1957 Essor-Leroux
1958 ACBB-Essor-Leroux-Hutchinson
1959 Essor-Leroux
1960 Helyett-Fynsec-Leroux
1961 Alcyon-Leroux
1962 Gitane-Leroux
1963-1964 Peugeot-BP
1965 Peugeot-BP-Michelin
Major wins
Grand Tours
Tour de France
Points classification ( 1957)
4 individual stages
( 1954, 1955, 1956, 1961)

One-day races and Classics

Tour of Flanders ( 1956)
Paris–Roubaix ( 1955)

Jean Forestier (born 7 October 1930) is a French former cyclist. He was a professional from 1953 to 1965. Forestier won the points classification in the 1957 Tour de France,[1] and wore the yellow jersey for two days.[2] He also won the 1955 Paris–Roubaix.[3]

Major results

Source:[4]

1953
1st GP de Thizy
9th Overall Circuit des Six Provinces
1st Stage 1
1954
1st Jersey green.svg Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Stage 16 Tour de France
1st GP de Thizy
1955
1st Paris–Roubaix
1st GP de Cannes
1st Stage 20 Tour de France
10th Overall Tour du Sud-Est
1st Stage 2
1956
1st Tour of Flanders
1st Stage 16 Tour de France
1957
1st Jersey green.svg Overall Tour de Romandie
1st Stages 2 & 3b
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Critérium National
1st Stage 8 Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
4th Overall Tour de France
1st Jersey green.svg Points classification
1958
1st Stage 7a Critérium du Dauphiné Libéré
1961
1st Grand Prix du Parisien
1st Stage 8 Tour de France

References

  1. ^ Augendre, Jacques (2009). "Guide Historique, Part 6" (PDF) (in French). Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 October 2009. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  2. ^ "The Tour - Jean Forestier". Amaury Sport Organisation. Archived from the original on 9 July 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  3. ^ "53rd Paris – Roubaix, 1955". bikeraceinfo. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  4. ^ Jean Forestier at Cycling Archives

Bibliography

  • Prieur, Benoît (2018). Jean Forestier ou la conquête de Paris-Roubaix 1955 [Jean Forestier or the conquest of Paris-Roubaix 1955] (in French). Lexington, Kentucky: KDP. ISBN 978-1721841493. OCLC 1101112052.

External links

Media related to Jean Forestier at Wikimedia Commons

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