Cycling Career Highlights
Joop Zoetemelk, Holland Born :1946 in Den Haag. Over a long career, Zoetemelk showed all round abilities. Winning 2 major tours was the highlight.World Champion in 1985.

 

Major Victories

1971:
Dutch National Champion
1972:
Trophee des Grimpeurs
1973:

Tour de France: Prologue (Time Trial)
Tour de France: Stage 4
Dutch National Champion
Tour du Haut-Var
1974:
Paris-Nice
Tour of Romandie
Catalan Week

1975:
Tour de France: Stage 11
Paris-Nice
1976:
Tour de France: Stage 9
Tour de France: Stage 10
Tour de France: Stage 20
Fleche Wallone Classic
Boucle de L`Aulne
1977:
1978:
Tour de France: Stage 14
Paris - Camembert
1979:
Tour de France: Stage 18
Tour du Haut-Var
Tour of Spain: Overall
Tour of Spain: Prologue (Time Trial)
Tour of Spain: Stage 8b (Time Trial)
Paris-Nice
Criterium International
Trophee des Grimpeurs

1980:

Tour de France: Overall
Tour de France: Stage 11 (Time Trial)
Tour de France: Stage 19 (Time Trial)
GP Pino Cerami
1981:
GP Pino Cerami
1982:
1983:
1984:
1985:

Tirreno-Adriatico
Veenendaal - Veenendaal
World Champion
1986:
1987:
Amstel Gold Classic