Julien Lootens

Julien Lootens

Lootens in the 1903 Tour de France
Personal information
Full name Julien Lootens
Nickname Samson
Born (1876-08-02)2 August 1876
Wevelgem, Belgium
Died 5 August 1942(1942-08-05) (aged 66)
Brussels, Belgium
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1903 Brennabor
19041905 JC Cycles
1906 Samson Cycles
1911 Alcyon - Dunlop
1913 La Française
Infobox last updated on
9 March 2007

Julien Lootens (2 August 1876, Wevelgem, Belgium - 5 August 1942, Brussels, Belgium[1]) was an early twentieth century Belgian cyclist who participated in the 1903 Tour de France and finished seventh. He was a professional cyclist between 1901 and 1921.


2nd Belgian National Road Race Championships
7th Tour de France
18th Stage 1, Tour de France, Lyon
15th Stage 2, Tour de France, Marseille
3rd Stage 3, Tour de France, Toulouse
2nd Stage 4, Tour de France, Bordeaux
12th Stage 5, Tour de France, Nantes
3rd Stage 6, Tour de France, Paris
10th Paris - Roubaix
20th Tour de France
3rd Belgian National Track Championships, Sprint, Elite


  1. Julien Lootens profile at Cycling Archives

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