Quel est le plus haut col pyrénéen emprunté par le Tour de France à 83 reprise ?
col du Tourmalet
Le col du Tourmalet (2115 m) Son nom a beau signifier « mauvais détour », ce géant des Pyrénées n’en est pas moins le col le plus souvent escaladé dans l’histoire du Tour de France (83 fois).
Où est enterré Raymond Poulidor ?
Légende du cyclisme français, l’ancien coureur a été enterré ce mardi dans son village de Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, dans le Limousin.
Who is Jacques Anquetil's daughter?
- In 2004, Sophie Anquetil published the book Pour l’amour de Jacques in which she confirmed what had been rumoured but what Anquetil had always tried to hide: that she was Anquetil‘s daughter.
What does Jacques Anquetil stand for?
- Jacques Anquetil (pronounced: [ʒak ɑ̃k.til]; 8 January 1934 – 18 November 1987) was a French road racing cyclist and the first cyclist to win the Tour de France five times, in 1957 and from 19.
What is the Anquetil Tour de France?
- It was held on a 142 km loop of rolling roads through Versailles, Rambouillet, Maulette, St-Rémy-les-Chevreuse and then back to Versailles before, originally, finishing on the Buffalo track in Paris. Anquetil was aware that one of his rivals was an Englishman named Ken Joy, who had broken records in Britain but was unknown in France.
What happened to Thomas Anquetil?
- He stayed a member the rest of his life and his grave in the churchyard at Quincampoix has a permanent tribute from his clubmates. Anquetil passed his qualifications in light engineering and went to work for 50 old francs a day at a factory in Sotteville.