Jules Buysse

Jules Buysse

Jules Buysse wins the first stage in the Tour de France 1926
Personal information
Full name Jules Buysse
Born (1901-08-13)13 August 1901
Wontergem, Belgium
Died 31 December 1950(1950-12-31) (aged 49)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Tour de France, 1 stage
Infobox last updated on
14 May 2008

Jules Buysse (Wontergem, 13 August 1901 – 31 December 1950) was a Belgian racing cyclist.

Buysse was the youngest of three brother who competed in the Tour de France. He won the first stage of 1926 Tour de France by 13 minutes and 6 seconds, allowing him to wear the yellow jersey for two days[1] until losing it to fellow Belgian Gustave Van Slembrouck. He finished the tour in 9th place.[2]

His brothers were Lucien Buysse, who won the 1926 Tour de France, and Marcel Buysse who won six stages on the 1913 Tour.

Major results

1925 Tour de France:
15th place overall classification
1926 Tour de France:
Winner stage 1
Leading general classification for two days
9th place overall classification
1932 Tour de France:
40th place overall classification


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