Cycling Career Highlights
Rik Van Looy, Belgium Born :1933 in Grobbendonk. A traditional Belgian sprinter who had a long successful career. A Classic winner and one-day all-rounder.

 

Major Victories

1953:
Tour de L`Avenir
1954:

Tour de L`Avenir
1955:
Ghent-Wevelgem Classic
1956:
Ghent-Wevelgem Classic
Paris-Brussels
Tour of Holland
1957:

Ghent-Wevelgem Classic
Tour of Holland
1958:
Tour of Spain: Stage 4
Tour of Spain: Stage 5a
Tour of Spain: Stage 5b
Tour of Spain: Stage 6
Tour of Spain: Stage 9
Milan-San Remo Classic
Paris-Brussels
1959:
Tour of Italy: Stage 1
Tour of Italy: Stage 5
Tour of Italy: Stage 11
Tour of Italy: Stage 14
Tour of Flanders Classic
Tour of Lombardy Classic

Paris-Tours
1960:
Tour of Italy: King of the Mountains
Tour of Italy: Stage 8
Tour of Italy: Stage 9
Tour of Italy: Stage 13
World Champion

1961:
Tour of Italy: Stage 13
Tour of Italy: Stage 15
Tour of Italy: Stage 17
Paris-Roubaix Classic
Liege-Bastogne-Liege Classic
Tour of Belgium
World Champion
1962:
Tour of Italy: Stage 9
Tour of Italy: Stage 11
Paris-Roubaix Classic
Tour of Flanders Classic

Ghent-Wevelgem Classic
Giro of Sardinia
1963:
Tour de France: Points
Tour de France: 2a
Tour de France: 8
Tour de France: 13
Tour de France: 21
Boucle de L`Aulne
Belgian National Champion
1964:
Tour of Spain: Stage 2
Grand Prix E3 - Harelbeke
Boucle de L`Aulne
1965:
Tour de France: Stage 1a
Tour de France: Stage 19
Tour of Spain: Points
Tour of Spain: Stage 1
Tour of Spain: Stage 2
Tour of Spain: Stage 7
Tour of Spain: Stage 9
Tour of Spain: Stage 12

Tour of Spain: Stage 14
Tour of Spain: Stage 15
Tour of Spain: Stage 17
Paris-Roubaix Classic
Grand Prix E3 - Harelbeke
Giro of Sardinia
1966:
Grand Prix E3 - Harelbeke
1967:
Paris-Tours
1968:
Fleche-Wallone Classic
1969:
Tour de France: Stage 4
Grand Prix E3 - Harelbeke