Jan Raas was born on November 18, 1954.
The Dutch rider won the World Championship Road Race.
He also won three out of the five monuments in cycling.
Raas won the 1979 World Championship Road Race in front of Dietrich Thurau of Germany and Jean-Rene Bernaudeau of France.
Raas won the 1982 Paris-Roubaix Classic in front of Yvon Bertin of France and Gregor Braun of Germany.
Raas was also 3rd in the 1978 Paris-Roubaix behind Francesco Moser of Italy and Roger De Vlaeminck of Belgium.
Raas won the Milan-San Remo Classic in 1977.
Raas won the Tour of Flanders Classic in 1979 and 1983.