Andre Leducq

BornFebruary 27, 1904
DiedJune 18, 1980
Cycling Career1927-1938
TeamsAlcyon, France Sport, France
Major Wins2 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:

1928Paris-Roubaix winner
1929Tour de France winner
1930Tour de France winner
1931Grand Prix Wolber winner
1931Paris-Tours winner
1934Grand Prix des Nations winner
1934Bordeaux-Paris winner

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