Germain Derycke

Germain Derycke

Germain Derycke (b. Bellegem, 2 November 1929 - d. Kortrijk, 13 January 1978) was a Belgian road bicycle racer. Derycke was a classics specialist. In his second year as a professional he came second in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. In 1953 he won Paris-Roubaix. He twice stood on the podium at the world road race championship, second to Fausto Coppi in 1953 and third in 1955 behind Stan Ockers and Jean-Pierre Schmitz.

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1951
Tour de France:
Winner stage 231953
Paris-Roubaix
Tour of Algeria1954
La Flèche Wallonne
Dwars door Vlaanderen1955
Milan-Sanremo1957
Liège-Bastogne-Liège1958
Ronde van Vlaanderen

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