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  Lucien Petit-Breton    

Picture courtesy of www.tourdefrance.nl
Lucien Petit-Breton was born on October 18, 1882. He died on December 20, 1917.

The French rider was a proven performer in the Grand Tours and the one-day events.

He was the first two-time winner of the Tour de France.

He also won one of the five monuments in cycling.

Petit-Breton won the 1907 Tour de France in front of fellow countrymen Gustave Garrigou and Emile Georget.

He also won the 1908 Tour de France in front of Francois Faber of Luxembourg and Georges Passerieu of France.

In the one-day events, Petit-Breton won the Milan-San Remo Classic in 1907.

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