Gaston Rebry

Gaston Rebry

Rebry at the 1929 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Gaston Rebry
Born (1905-01-29)29 January 1905
Rollegem-Kapelle, Belgium
Died 3 July 1953(1953-07-03) (aged 48)
Wevelgem, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
4 stages Tour de France
Paris–Roubaix 1931, 1934–1935
Tour of Flanders 1934
Paris–Nice 1934

Gaston Rebry (29 January 1905, in Rollegem-Kapelle – 3 July 1953, in Wevelgem) was a Belgian former champion road racing cyclist between 1928 and 1935.

In 1934, Rebry became the third of nine riders to win the Tour of Flanders and Paris–Roubaix in the same year; he also won Paris–Nice that year. Rebry won Paris–Roubaix three times. He also won four stages of the Tour de France.

His son, Gaston Rebry (1933–2007), was also a road-racing cyclist in the 1950s but moved to Canada in 1954 to become a landscape painter. He died on January 5, 2007

Major results

3rd, Paris–Roubaix
12th, Overall, Tour de France
1st, Stage 3, (Cherbourg - Dinan)
10th, Overall, Tour de France
1st (after Stage 8), Maillot jaune, General classification leader
1st, Stage 14, (Nice - Grenoble)
1st, Paris–Roubaix
4th, Overall, Tour de France
1st, Stage 23, (Charleville - Malo les Bains, 271 km)
20th, Overall, Tour de France
1st, Stage 19, (Charleville - Malo les Bains, 271 km)
14th, Overall, Tour de France
1st, Paris–Roubaix
1st, Tour of Flanders
1st, Paris–Nice
1st, Paris–Roubaix
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