|Born||February 27, 1904|
|Died||June 18, 1980|
|Teams||Alcyon, France Sport, France|
|Major Wins||2 Tour de France victories, 1 Paris-Roubaix victory|
André Leducq was a successful French cyclist during the late 1920s and early 1930s. On February 27, 1904, he was born in Saint-Ouen, France. Leducq began his professional cycling career with the Alcyon team in 1927 and swiftly rose to become one of France’s best cyclists.
Leducq won his first Tour de France in 1929, winning over 28 minutes ahead of the runner-up. In 1930, he won another Tour de France, solidifying his position as one of the world’s top cyclists at the time.
In addition to his Tour de France titles, Leducq won a number of other notable competitions throughout his career. In 1928, he won Paris-Roubaix and other other events, including the Grand Prix Wolber and Paris-Tour.
His aggressive riding style helped Leducq win numerous races. In addition to being a successful rider, he was also known for his charismatic personality and attractive appearance.
Upon his retirement from cycling in 1938, Leducq became a successful businessman. In addition to owning a chain of sporting goods businesses, he was also active in politics. On June 18, 1980, he passed away in Marseille, France.
Andre Leducq’s Greatest Achievements:
|1929||Tour de France winner|
|1930||Tour de France winner|
|1931||Grand Prix Wolber winner|
|1934||Grand Prix des Nations winner|