Georges Groussard

Georges Groussard

Georges Groussard (March 22, 1937, Ille-et-Vilaine) is a retired French cyclist. Groussard was professional from 1960 to 1967.

Groussard participated in 7 Tour de Frances, and wore the yellow jersey for 9 consecutive days in 1964. His best overall result was also in 1964, as he finished 5th place in the overall classification. His older brother Joseph Groussard was also a professional cyclist.

Since 1995, the race La Georges Groussard is dedicated to him.

Major results

1959
Winner Mican-Morvan (amateur race)1961
2nd place Paris-Nice
3th place Tour de Luxembourg1962
Winner in Plumeliau1963
Winner in Plumeliau1964
2nd place in French national road race championship
2nd place in Preslin
2nd place in Sévignac

Tour de France results

  • 1961: 30th place
  • 1962: 72th place
  • 1963: 51th place
  • 1964: 5th place, 10 days in yellow jersey
  • 1965: did not finish: gave up in stage 3
  • 1966: 30th place
  • 1967: Team: France 3 (start number 127), did not finish; out of time on stage 8

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