Georges Pintens

Georges Pintens
Personal information
Full name Georges Pintens
Born (1946-10-15) 15 October 1946
Antwerp, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Infobox last updated on
14 July 2008

Georges Pintens (born 15 October 1946 in Antwerp) is a former professional road bicycle racer from Belgium who excelled at one-day classic races during the 1960s and 1970s.

Pintens most successful year was in 1971 when he captured the Belgian classic, Gent–Wevelgem, and the overall title at the Tour de Suisse but finished second to Eddy Merckx at Liège–Bastogne–Liège.

In 1974, Pintens returned to win Liège–Bastogne–Liège.

Major results

1969 Mann-Grundig
1970 Mann-Grundig
1971 Hertekamp-Magniflex
1972 Van Cauter-Magniflex-de Gribaldy
  • 1st, GP Kanton Aargau
1973 Rokado
1974 MIC-Ludo-de Gribaldy
1975 Maes-Watney
1976 Miko-de Gribaldy-Superia

Tour de France record

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 10/28/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.