Cyrille van Hauwaert

Cyrille Van Hauwaert
Personal information
Full name Cyrille Van Hauwaert
Born (1883-12-16)16 December 1883
Moorslede, Belgium
Died 15 February 1974(1974-02-15) (aged 90)
Zellik, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Bordeaux–Paris (1907, 1909)
Milan–San Remo (1908)
Paris–Roubaix (1908)
Tour de France, 1 stage
Infobox last updated on
29 February 2016

Cyrille Van Hauwaert (Moorslede, 16 December 1883 Zellik, 15 February 1974) was a Belgian professional road bicycle racer, known for winning classics as Bordeaux–Paris (1907 and 1909), Milan–San Remo and Paris–Roubaix (both 1908). In 1909 he won the first stage of the Tour de France, and was leading the general classification for one day.

In 1908, prior to winning Milan–San Remo, Van Hauwaert had traveled by bike from Belgium to the start in Milan, by means of training.[1]

Major results

Milan–San Remo
Belgium Belgian National Road Race Championships
2 stages Tour of Belgium
Tour de France:
Winner stage 1
5th place overall classification
Tour de France:
4th place overall classification
Paris - Menin
Six days of Brussels
Six days of Brussels


  1. "5 aprile 1908 - Milano-Sanremo". (in Italian). Retrieved 27 February 2016.

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