Georges Claes was born on January 7, 1920. He died on March 14, 1994.
The Belgian rider was a two-time winner of the Paris-Roubaix Classic whose wins were in consecutive years.
Claes won the 1946 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of Louis Gauthier of France and Lucien Vlaemynck of Belgium.
Claes also won in the 1947 Paris-Roubaix in front of Adolf Verschueren of Belgium and Louis Thietard of France.
In addition, Claes was 3rd in the 1948 Paris-Roubaix behind Rik Van Steenbergen of Belgium and Emile Idee of France.